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Daksha Sheth presents ‘Kwongkan – Sand’ at Perth International Art festival

By Sudha Kumar Perth International Art Festival has Ochre Contemporary Dance Company, Perth, and Daksha Sheth Dance Company, India, together bring to us ‘Kwongkan’. Ochre Contemporary Dance Company is regarded as one of Australia’s leading physical theatre companies. Daksha Sheth Dance Company is one of India’s leading dance companies, having toured internationally for 25 years. ‘Kwongkan’ journeys […]

Biggest overhaul of building laws in NSW

New home owners in NSW will be better protected under the Liberals & Nationals Government after it announced strong plans to improve the building and construction industry. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said the plan, which includes appointing a Building Commissioner, has been months in the making, after the Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) commissioned […]

Come March 23, lets support Pallavi Sinha for the upper House

By Neena Badhwar Pallavi Sinha, our community’s pride, a young yet highly energetic Indian-origin lawyer who has been working hard for the last many years on various issues, has been given a ticket to the Upper House Legislative Assembly Council to fight in the coming State elections on March 23. Pallavi’s dedication to the Liberal […]

Sydney hosts a dumpling record-breaker

Sydney is making a bid to break the world record for the most people eating dumplings in one location at the same time. As part of its Sydney Lunar Festival, the City of Sydney will team up with WSFM’s Jonesy & Amanda and My Kitchen Rules to attempt the Guinness World Records title of The […]

Parking rangers to show 10-minute grace to motorists

The NSW government’s ten-minute grace period on parking fines starts tomorrow, offering motorists peace of mind they will now have time to return to their car before penalties apply.  The “saving grace” measure is part of a package of reforms designed to introduce a fairer approach to parking fines that will save motorists money.  Treasurer […]

PM Scott Morrison’s message on India’s Republic Day

It almost 130 years ago that Alfred Deakin, Australia’s second Prime Minister, appreciated the potential of Australia’s relationship withIndia. Travelling to the subcontinent in 1890–91, he saw our nations’ proximity as opportunity, and predicted the distance between us would diminish year by year. Today, the truth of Deakin’s words can be seen in the economic, […]

Major milestone as metro northwest completes its first full test

Australia’s first driverless metro train has completed its first journey along the entire length of Sydney’s new $8.3 billion Metro Northwest railway line. The train arrived at Chatswood Station’s Metro platforms today, having travelled 36km from the new Tallawong Station in Sydney’s northwest as part of the intensive testing process. Premier Gladys Berejiklian was in Chatswood to welcome the significant milestone. […]

Loss comes India’s way soon after much-lauded Test success

By Vijay Badhwar If the first Australia-India ODI on January 12 were to be decided by the number of tri-colours waving at the Sydney Cricket Ground or the blue ‘Star’ shirts dotting the ground, India would have won hands down. Trains full of Indian supporters, the Central Station concourse teaming with them, only flags sold […]

Sydney ! Social Media loves you the most

Sydney icons and regional NSW’s natural beauty have been snapped and shared on social media by visitors from all over the world, with the Sydney Opera House, city skyline, jacarandas in full bloom and NSW’s stunning coastline cementing their place in social media history as the most liked photos on NSW’s @sydney and @visitnsw channels […]

Aerotropolis ready to takeoff with 10 MOUs in place

   The Western Sydney Aerotropolis is on track to create 200,000 jobs, with the NSW Government signing the 10th major agreement to attract investment to the Aerotropolis since the Investor Forum in May. Premier Gladys Berejiklian committed to deliver 10 MoUs this year and has now delivered with the final commitment to develop a Space Industry Hub […]

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