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AIBC NSW’s new committee looking forward to forging new opportunities

“It is going to be an action-packed year for us and we are excited about new opportunities,” beamed Sameer Arora, the newly elected President of Australia India Business Council Ltd New South Wales Chapter (AIBC NSW). “We have developed action plans and programs in alignment with strategies identified by the AIBC National Board to promote […]

Message from PM Scott Morrison on India’s Independence Day 2019

On the occasion of India’s Independence Day, I send my very best wishes to our Indian community, a rich and vibrant part of modern, multicultural Australia. To all who hold this day dear, it is a reminder of the promise of freedom and the strength of hope. It recalls the powerful testimony of peaceful protest, the vision and devotion […]

India a major market for Australian mining and construction equipment

Mathers Hydraulics Technology exhibiting at globalExCon Mining & Construction Equipment Conference – Bangalore,India 2019 Sydney, 13 August 2019 –India is set to become one of Australia’s most attractive and lucrative markets for innovative mining and construction equipment, according to leading hydraulics technology company, Mathers Hydraulics Technologies (MHT). MHT will be one of the global leaders […]

New campaign to boost Indian tourism

The Morrison Government has thrown its support behind the ICC T20 World Cup being held in Australia next year, announcing a new campaign to promote the tournaments and Australia to cricket fans in India Federal Minister for Tourism Simon Birmingham said the $5 million campaign would be used for marketing activities to drive visitation to […]

FWO takes action alleging underpayment of nanny

The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched proceedings in the Federal Court alleging that Sydney businessman, Kit Antony (Tony) Lam, underpaid a Filipino nanny and domestic worker up to $155,178. The regulator alleges that Mr Lam requested or required the employee to work between 88 and 106 hours each week between May 2016 and May 2017, in breach […]

Australians to receive tax relief

More than 10 million Australians will start to receive immediate tax relief from next week following the passage of Legislation through the Parliament today. The government has delivered on its promise, as outlined in the Budget, to build a better tax system and provide more tax relief to hard-working Australians. As a result, low and […]

Amitabh Bachchan launches campaign with Fred Hollows Foundation to help end avoidable blindness

Australian charity The Fred Hollows Foundation is supporting a new campaign featuring Shri Amitabh Bachchan aimed at promoting eye health in Uttar Pradesh. Under The Foundation’s SEE NOW campaign, which launched in Uttar Pradesh this week, Mr Bachchan has an urgent but simple message for tens of millions of Indians – go and get your […]

Stories of first nation writers and writers of colour matter

Victoria University academic, Dr Natalie Kon-yu has called for the first statistical research study about whether diversity is adequately supported within the Australian Publishing Industry — particularly as it relates to First Nations writers and writers of colour. Dr Kon-yu plans to work with writers and academics from around the country to create the first […]

From the diary of a Labor Tragic

By Vijay Badhwar I must admit right from the outset that I am a Labor supporter, dismayed and disappointed, hurt and even angry that a much anticipated win was snatched from Labor Party’s grasp so masterfully: doing nothing. The art of manipulating public opinion by simple messages is now perfected after its application for Trump […]

Vale Bob Hawke: A leader of conviction – and a builder of consensus

Message from Bill Shorten, Labor Leader It is with a heavy heart that I write to you about the passing of Bob Hawke, Australia’s 23rd Prime Minister.The Australian people loved Bob because they knew Bob loved them, this was true to the very end.With his passing, the labour movement salutes our greatest son, the Labor Party […]

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