ISWA NAARI 2017: Empowering women of Indian heritage

ISWA NAARI 2017: Empowering women of Indian heritage

Sparked by the vision and tireless efforts of Bindiya Manchanda- ISWA management committee member, to empower women of Indian heritage, ISWA NAARI 2017 took form in January this year. Indian Society of Western Australia popularly known as ISWA gained momentum as twenty-five women , joined in her vision to create an inspirational event that would uplift […]

Queensland to revolutionise modern medicine with new biofabrication institute

Queensland to revolutionise modern medicine with new biofabrication institute

Brisbane will soon be home to an Australia-first research institute manufacturing human organs, bones and tissue using advanced technology including 3D printing and robotics. Metro North Hospital and Health Service and QUT have partnered to create the hospital of the future with a new Biofabrication Institute at the world-class Herston Health Precinct. Biofabrication is the […]

Queensland Government continues to target dangerous drugs on the Gold Coast

Queensland Government continues to target dangerous drugs on the Gold Coast

Minister for Police Bill Byrne today said the toxicology results in relation to the drugs which caused a number of people to hallucinate and act violently on the Gold Coast last week are extremely concerning. “The toxicology results have been returned to police today which indicate that those tested ingested a cocktail of amphetamine-type substances […]

OUTSTANDING RESULT ACHIEVED IN $16.189 BILLION AUSGRID LEASE

OUTSTANDING RESULT ACHIEVED IN $16.189 BILLION AUSGRID LEASE

The NSW Government has achieved another outstanding result in its infrastructure program, entering into a binding agreement with an all-Australian consortium for the partial lease of Ausgrid. Premier Mike Baird said the transaction will deliver gross proceeds of $16.189 billion to the State and will help fund critical infrastructure projects as part of the Government’s […]

NSW UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 4.9 PER CENT

NSW UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 4.9 PER CENT

Unemployment in NSW has fallen to a four-year low, with ABS figures once again confirming that the State has the strongest jobs market in the nation. Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian welcomed the news that the NSW unemployment rate is the lowest in the nation, falling 0.1 per cent to 4.9 per cent in September. The result […]

Elder Abuse campaign raising awareness of insidious crime

Elder Abuse campaign raising awareness of insidious crime

New figures show the number of reported cases to the Elder Abuse Prevention Unit have increased, following a strong focus on raising awareness and encouraging people to report abuse. In 2015-16, there were 1550 reported cases of elder abuse in Queensland, a 21 per cent increase from 1282 reported cases the previous financial year. Seniors […]

DEBT WIPED OUT, BUDGET FIRMLY IN THE BLACK

DEBT WIPED OUT, BUDGET FIRMLY IN THE BLACK

The NSW Government has wiped out the State’s net debt and delivered a cash positive result in 2015-16, Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian has announced. Ms Berejiklian today released the Total State Sector Accounts (TSSA) which showed a final surplus of $4.7 billion in 2015-16 – an improvement of $1.3 billion since the June 2016 Budget forecast. […]

$100,000 prize money for Start IT Up WA Challenge

$100,000 prize money for Start IT Up WA Challenge

Opening of entries announced at WA Information Technology and Telecommunications Alliance (WAITTA) INCITE Awards for ICT excellence Funding as part of the recently announced $20 million innovation package Innovation Minister Bill Marmion has announced the opening of the Liberal National Government’s Start IT Up WA Challenge, offering a total of $100,000 in prize money for […]

Tough new laws to pull the brakes on hoons

Tough new laws to pull the brakes on hoons

Hoon vehicles could be permanently confiscated on some first offences Will be easier to sell hoon vehicles for re-use or scrap metal New powers to seize and confiscate unlicensed motorbikes Covert hoon cameras to help enforce new laws The Liberal National Government has again achieved another major election commitment, delivering tough new laws making it […]

WA female AFL team a win for all

WA female AFL team a win for all

Fremantle Football Club to field women’s AFL team in 2017 A win for women and community sport Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today congratulated the Fremantle Football Club on receiving a licence to field a team in the 2017 AFL National Women’s League. “The announcement of the first female Australian Football League (AFL) team […]

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