Screening of Crossing The Line – Presented by Anita Barar, in association with Multicultural Arts Victoria and RMIT

Screening of Crossing The Line – Presented by Anita Barar, in association with Multicultural Arts Victoria and RMIT

In association with Multicultural Arts Victoria and RMIT, Anita Barar proudly presents Crossing The Line – an award winning documentary about Partition of India in 1947. This film, written and directed by Anita Barar, follows the stories of displacement, bloodshed, abduction, friendship, love and hope. The film is being screened in Melbourne 70 years after […]

5 Million Steps walk from Darwin to Canberra

5 Million Steps walk from Darwin to Canberra

By Ashok Alexander Reason My name is Ashok Alexander had done business for many years. However, I made the mistake of employing a few 457 visa workers and paying them a similar salary to what was being paid to other staff with similar technical skills at that time i.e. during 2012-2013.  This was lower than […]

Black and White campaign on Male Family Violence: Help shouldn’t be biased…….Suffering isn’t!

Black and White campaign on Male Family Violence: Help shouldn’t be biased…….Suffering isn’t!

Lavender Foundation, a Melbourne based community organisation, recently started an awareness campaign about family violence against men. The campaign was supported by a number of community organisations, such as Forum for Indian Australians, Melbourne Service Club, Let’s Feed, Ramon Helps and Women of Wyndham and South Asian Community Link Group. Family violence against men is […]

Australian Academy announces nine nominees for inaugural AACTA Award for Best Asian Film

Australian Academy announces nine nominees for inaugural AACTA Award for Best Asian Film

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the nine Asian films nominated for the inaugural AACTA Award for Best Asian Film. The Award, which was announced earlier this year alongside AACTA’s Asia International Engagement Program, acknowledges the finest Asian films of the last 12 months, reflecting the popularity and importance of […]

How trauma and loss inspires book about love

How trauma and loss inspires book about love

In 2011, Nandita Chakraborty fell 40 metres during a horrific rock climbing accident which left her with a traumatic brain injury resulting in a cognitive disability. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of lifelong disability and death worldwide, but is considered a ‘silent epidemic’ as society is largely unaware of the magnitude of […]

Telstra Bollywood Dance Competition 2017 dazzles Melbourne

Telstra Bollywood Dance Competition 2017 dazzles Melbourne

Monday 14 August, 2017: The Telstra Bollywood Dance Competition (TBDC), a signature event of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), returned to Melbourne’s Federation Square over the weekend with Bollywood celebrity judges and dance performances from 22 dance groups. This year Telstra live-streamed the event for the first time ever, over Australia’s best mobile […]

MBPC Australia celebrates Maharashtra Day 2017 in Melbourne

MBPC Australia celebrates  Maharashtra Day 2017 in Melbourne

Maharashtra Businesses and professionals council Australia (MBPC Australia) celebrated Maharashtra Day 2017 with elegant Business Networking Gala Dinner in Melbourne at The Thornbury Theater on 5th May 2017. Prompted by the vision of strengthening  business and professional ties between Maharashtra Community in Australia and other countries, MBPCAustralia is enabling many realize their dream. In addition […]

Inspiring Indian Women in Melbourne

Inspiring Indian Women in Melbourne

OFBJP Australia took another leap forward towards its commitment to support women’s voice in decision-making, leadership and peace-building as Victoria Chapter kick-started its journey in 2017 by hosting an event dedicated to women achievers in Melbourne. In what turned out to be a momentous occasion, four outstanding women provided an insight into their journey which […]

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