IFFM Emblazons the Glorious Indians in Melbourne

IFFM Emblazons the Glorious Indians in Melbourne

IFFM AMBASSADOR- THE ONE AND ONLY The transcendent Vidya Balan, winner of National Award, Cannes jury member and the most global face of the changing landscape of Indian Cinema stepped in to become the festival’s brand ambassador giving the festival much depth, popularity and warmth. IFFM PROGRAMMING: OVER 90 REMARKABLE FILMS IN 2 YEARS!! In IFFM 2012 the festival screened over 35 films […]

All Green and Huge Success 9th Indian Golf Tournament

All Green and Huge Success 9th Indian Golf Tournament

On Sunday 24th November 2013, the Melbourne Airport Golf Club (MAGC) hosted ninth edition of the Indian Open this year which showcased the talent of around 120 players from all backgrounds and had a special guest pro golfer Craig Spence; PGA Tour of Australasia winner of 1999 Ericsson Australian Masters. Incidentally Melbourne Airport Golf Club […]

Premier celebrates topping out of new Westpac HQ

Premier celebrates topping out of new Westpac HQ

New headquarters a reflection of Westpac’s long-term commitment to Victoria Melbourne reaffirmed as national leader for financial and insurance services Development exemplifies confidence in Victorian economy The construction of Westpac’s new Melbourne headquarters reached a major milestone today with Premier Denis Napthine visiting the Collins Street site for the ‘topping out’ ceremony. Dr Napthine said […]

Victoria joins the fight to ‘Get to Zero’

Victoria joins the fight to ‘Get to Zero’

Minister for Health David Davis will address a reception to commemorate World AIDS Day today at Government House where Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, UNAIDS Global Advocate for Zero Discrimination, will deliver the keynote address. “This year’s World AIDS Day theme, ‘Getting to Zero’, reminds us there is work to be done to achieve the […]

2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards – Shortlist revealed

2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards – Shortlist revealed

Premier Denis Napthine today invited Victorians to celebrate excellence in literature as he announced 21 works shortlisted for the 2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. Dr Napthine said the awards praise great Australian writing. The awards include the $100,000 Victorian Prize for Literature, Australia’s richest single literary prize. “The Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards showcase the extraordinary […]

New strategy to boost Aboriginal tourism in Victoria

New strategy to boost Aboriginal tourism in Victoria

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Louise Asher today launched Victoria’s Aboriginal Tourism Development Strategy 2013-2023, designed to grow Victoria’s share of Australia’s Aboriginal tourism market which attracts 703,000 visitors annually. The strategy outlines a plan to facilitate the growth of Victoria’s Aboriginal tourism industry, by providing a vision to showcase the quality, diversity and […]

Recommissioned National Disability Insurance Scheme taskforce

Recommissioned National Disability Insurance  Scheme taskforce

Recognising the important contribution the Victorian NDIS taskforce has made towards the establishment of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the Victorian Coalition Government today recommissioned the taskforce for a further three years. The contribution of the taskforce has been fundamental in shaping the first stage of the design of the NDIS, launched in Barwon on 1 July 2013. […]

Melbourne to become Australia’s biggest city

Melbourne to become Australia’s biggest city

Latest population projections for Australia released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics confirm that Melbourne and Victoria will continue to accommodate strong population growth over the coming 50 years. The statistics released by the ABS forecast that according to projection series B (medium growth) Melbourne’s population is expected to surpass Sydney’s by 2053. However […]