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The Mid Winter Ball speech by Turnbull though funny and light-hearted generates world-wide response

By Rekha Bhattacharjee With so much news around – it is surprising that the speech made by our Prime Minister Turnbull at the Mid Winter Ball attended by politicians, journalists, diplomats, ministers and the Opposition all present with the exception of our friend from Channel Nine Laurie Oakes. He came across a video of PM’s […]

PV Sindhu beats Japan’s Sayaka Sato in opening round of 2017 Crown Group Australian Badminton Open

Women’s Singles India’s PV Sindhu was given a scare in her opening round of the women’s singles, dropping the second set to Japan’s Sayaka Sato, before eventually recovering in the third to win 21-17 14-21 21-18. Sindhu, the 2016 Olympic silver medallist lost her momentum during the second game, and Sato was able to capitalise […]

UTS asking Indian students to apply for scholarship

Indian students for UTS:INSEARCH’s newest scholarship program! UTS:INSEARCH’s Aspire Scholarship Program is now available for students from India who commence their diploma studies between 2017 and 2020. With scholarships valued at AUD$5,000 each, the program will offer a total of AUD3.5 million (INR 16.8 crores), applied to the recipient’s tuition fees in their second semester. […]

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo to lead business delegation to India

Minister calls for Australian Businesses to tap In to India Registrations are now open for Australia Business Week in India 2017 (ABWI), an opportunity for Australian businesses to tap into the world’s fastest-growing major economy. During the week of August 28 to September 1, Mr. Ciobo will lead the delegation of Australian business in a […]

ACEM Steps Up Campaign to Rid EDs of Alcohol-Related Violence

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) has renewed its call for urgent action to be taken to ensure staff and patient safety in emergency departments across Australia. In the wake of the Victorian Government saying it would provide extra funding for security in public hospitals following recent incidents in Melbourne, including the assault of […]

Online visitor visa lodgement for Indian nationals

All Indian passport holders will have the option to lodge Visitor visa applications online from 1 July 2017, as part of the continued expansion of online access to Visitor visas globally. With the rising popularity of Australia as a holiday destination, there has been a significant rise in demand for Australian visas in India. In […]

Oh what a success, this SAFAL fest!

Film Director N Chandra taking a Master class on film making By Neeru Saluja On 20-21 May, Macquarie University witnessed a weekend immersed in the culture and arts of eight South Asian countries. The first South Asia Film, Arts and Literature Festival (SAFAL) brought together the artists of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri […]

NSW strives to improve inmate literacy and numeracy

  May 24, 2017. The number of inmates completing literacy and numeracy programs will double under a new education model being introduced to the state’s correctional system. It will help reduce reoffending by targeting core education and training needs and improving employment prospects for when inmates leave prison. Minister for Corrections David Elliott today announced […]

A Change Is Gonna Come

National Museum launches exhibition to mark 50-year anniversary of 1967 referendum White gloves worn by referendum rights activist Faith Bandler, a 1967 referendum voting box and working tools used by trade unionist and Indigenous rights activist Joe McGinness, are among historic items in the exhibition A Change Is Gonna Come, which opens at the National […]

Apple refuses to reimburse airline passenger over exploding headphones

“Be careful”. That is the warning an Australian woman has issued to owners of battery-powered Apple headphones after hers exploded on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne. The woman’s face, hands and hair was burnt when the Beats by Dre headphones exploded two hours into the 12-hour flight on February 19. She had been listening to music while snoozing when […]

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