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#MeToo. Year two.

By Sudha Kumar The #MeToo movement in 2017. Finally, there was a worldwide platform to address the widespread sexual assault and harassment experienced by women. What it revealed cut across every difference of every kind. The universality of the issue was spectacularly staggering.  On 10 March 2019 the ‘All about women’ festival at the Sydney […]

Gurmesh from Coffs Harbour on his way to victory

A Coffs Harbour Punjabi farmer, Gurmesh Singh, has struck victory in the NSW state elections, a National party candidate, he said, the reason that he stood in election is because he wants to make the region strong and that people have equal opportunity for jobs like any other place in Australia. “I want my kids […]

Make your vote count

Every vote matters For the Lower House (Legislative Assembly) You will be given two ballot papers: a small one for the Legislative Assembly (lower house) and a large one for the Legislative Council (upper house). To vote for the lower house, you must put a number 1 in the square next to the candidate you […]

NSW Electoral Commission statewide early voting numbers released

NSW Electoral Commissioner John Schmidt today released statewide early voting numbers and reminded electors that early voting centres remain open until 6pm tomorrow night, Friday 22 March.  “To date, a total of 845,779 people have taken up early voting,” he said.  “This includes 670,998 people who have voted in person at 194 early voting centres […]

Our four women with diverse agendas standing in elections on March 23

By Neena Badhwar and Priya Khanna Next Saturday is NSW State elections on March 23. There has been a slew of issues as population boom spreads to the west of Sydney. Most of the suburbs from Parramatta and beyond are now inhabited by residents who make a major part of the multicultural mix that one […]

Funding for community safety by the Federal government

Federal government is extending the Safer Communities Fund following the terrible terrorist attack in New Zealand. Funding will be boosted for the upcoming round of grants from the fund for religious organisations to increase security at their premises. Fifty five million dollars will now be available in round 4 and grants will be prioritised for […]

Doorstop at Lakemba Mosque by Prime Minister Scott Morisson

March 16, Saturday: President of the Lebanese Muslim Association, Samier Dandan welcomed all at Lakemba mosque and Prime Minister Scott Morisson who came to offer his condolences to the sad events of killing fifty innocent people praying in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, where he said,”the whole world witnessed yesterday, an event that the […]

PM Scott Morisson: We are shocked, appalled and outraged at NZ killings

Transcript of Doorstop From Kirribilli House by Prime Minster Scott Morisson on the horrible, senseless killings in New Zealand’s city of Christchurch of 49 people, 48 injured with 20 seriously wounded by an Australian man along with three others  PRIME MINISTER: Australia and New Zealand are not just allies, we’re not just partners, we are family. As family members with our New Zealand cousins, today we grieve, we are shocked, we are appalled, we are […]

Study warns marine heatwaves causing massive destruction

A study by an international team of researchers including The University of Western Australia reveals the massive damage marine heatwaves are causing to the marine environment wherever they occur. The research, published today in Nature Climate Change, is the first to use the same methods and metrics to quantify and contrast the magnitude and impact […]

Holi is a Carnival of Joy: PM Scott Morisson

Message on the occasion of Holi Festival by Prime Minister Scott Morisson:  The Indian Down Under did ask Mr. Morisson’s office re current spat between India and Pakistan when 40 Indian soldiers died in a terrorist attack in Pulwama. TIDU was made aware of Mr. Morisson’s response when on the 14th of February itself at 4.27 pm this message was tweeted by him: ‘Australia condemns the […]

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