NSW WILL CHANGE LAWS TO REMOVE TENT CITY

NSW WILL CHANGE LAWS TO REMOVE TENT CITY

The NSW Government will urgently move to change laws to allow authorities to remove the Martin Place tent city following inaction by the City of Sydney, Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced. Ms Berejiklian said the Government will introduce legislation into Parliament this week to end the impasse in Martin Place. “Homelessness is a major challenge […]

A STRONGER ANTI-CORRUPTION AGENCY

A STRONGER ANTI-CORRUPTION AGENCY

The restructured Independent Commission Against Corruption has now commenced operations, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said today.  The Hon Peter Hall QC was appointed as the inaugural Chief Commissioner of the ICAC, with Patricia McDonald SC and Stephen Rushton SC both appointed as Commissioners.  Bruce McClintock SC was appointed as Inspector of the ICAC on 1 July.  […]

Largest Ganesh idol to have ever crossed Indian boundaries for the biggest Ganesh festival being celebrated in Adelaide, SA!

Largest Ganesh idol to have ever crossed Indian boundaries for the biggest Ganesh festival being celebrated in Adelaide, SA!

By Rakesh Gupta The festival state of South Australia has a mosaic of cultural diversity, assimilated from all corners of the world, making it a global village in true sense. UIOSA (United Indians of South Australia) is an incorporated organisation formed in 2016 to celebrate the diverse multiculturalism in South Australia through various festivals and […]

Remembering the Fully spirited Akanksha Kadam

Remembering the Fully spirited Akanksha Kadam

The appalling death of an Indian student, Akanksha Kadam, studying in Australia sent shockwaves across the country. Ms Kadam lost her life in a fatal accident that occurred at Terrey Hills, but she will always be remembered as the feisty go-getter… The ever cheerful Akanksha was pursuing MBA at Macquarie Graduate School of Management and […]

Stay safe and know your working rights: A briefing for Indian international students studying in Sydney and NSW

Consulate General of India, Sydney in association with Study NSW will organise a briefing session for International Students from India studying in Sydney on Friday 25 August 2017, 3:45PM-6:00PM (2 hours) at Indian Cultural Centre, Level 2, 265 Castlereagh Street, Sydney 2000. During the session entitled “Stay safe and know your working rights – A briefing […]

NSW SENIORS FESTIVAL TURNS 60

NSW SENIORS FESTIVAL TURNS 60

Local organisations and councils across the state are being encouraged to celebrate the enormous contribution seniors make by holding an event during the 2018 NSW Seniors Festival. Minister for Ageing, Tanya Davies, today announced the opening of grant applications for a share in $200,000, for events or activities that will support the festival’s 60th year. The […]

RAPID FLU DIAGNOSIS TO HELP SAVE LIVES

RAPID FLU DIAGNOSIS TO HELP SAVE LIVES

Flu diagnosis in NSW hospitals will drop from four days to under four hours following the roll-out of advanced diagnostic technology across NSW. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said this is the largest rapid Influenza testing program in the Southern Hemisphere and could help revolutionise how we fight flu in NSW. “Influenza comes at a high cost […]

NAME AND SHAME SERVES UP NINE YEARS OF FOOD SAFETY

The NSW Food Authority’s ‘Name and Shame’ register reaches another important milestone this month, chalking up nine years of operation and more than 11 million views of its webpage.   Minister Primary Industries, Niall Blair said more than 7,000 food retail businesses have appeared on the register since its establishment in July 2008.   “It’s […]

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