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 […]

New data deepens diabetes fears in Sydney’s West

New data deepens diabetes fears in Sydney’s West

New figures have heightened fears that diabetes rates are far worse in Sydney’s west than previous modelling has indicated. In less than one year’s targeted testing at a single hospital, almost 12,000 people have been identified as having diabetes or being at risk of risk of diabetes. Of the 26,000 people tested at Blacktown Hospital […]

Indigenous place names now on Google Street View

Indigenous place names now on Google Street View

The State Library of NSW has launched an innovative online tool TODAY that uses Google Street View to visually match Indigenous place names and meanings for over 1000 locations across the state. Muru View combines the latest in interactive technology with 100-year-old Indigenous word lists and records from the Library’s vast collection in a way that […]