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COVID-19 Vaccines: common questions

Are COVID-19 vaccines safe? The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) are the scientists and medical experts who regulate and approve all vaccines and medicines, and other medical products for use in Australia. The TGA checks all COVID-19 vaccines for quality, safety and effectiveness before approving them for use in Australia. This is the same process that […]

Indian soldiers’ sacrifices remembered at the ANZAC ceremony in Cherrybrook

By Neena Badhwar Hindu Council of Australia (HCA) along with Hornsby Shire council, RSL Hornsby sub branch celebrated special memorial service in memory of the sacrifices made by around twelve Anzacs of Indian origin at the ANZAC Jawan Cenotaph at Greenway Oval, Shepherds Lane, Cherrybrook on Sunday April 18, 2021. This Cenotaph was erected in […]

Ms Rown Ainsworth appointed new Consul-General in kolkata

14.3.2021. Foreign Minister Marise Payne announced today the appointment of Ms Rowan Ainsworth as Australia’s next Consul-General in Kolkata. India is at the forefront of Australia’s international partnerships and our engagement in the Indo-Pacific region. Australia’s landmark Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with India will result in a strengthened security partnership and help increase our trade and […]

Mr Peter Truswell appointed Australia’s next Consul-General in Mumbai.

India is a natural economic and strategic partner for Australia. The Australia-India Comprehensive Strategic Partnership places India at the forefront of Australia’s international relationships and has generated additional momentum in our ambitious partnership. The Consulate-General in Mumbai plays a significant role in advancing Australia’s trade, commercial and investment interests in the western states of Maharashtra, […]

Afghan refugees ‘transform and rejuvenate’ local neighbourhoods

Hazara refugees from Afghanistan have helped to transform the Port Adelaide and Enfield local government area socially, culturally and economically, according to a new report being launched today. The report has been prepared by the University of South Australia and Charles Sturt University, in partnership with the Multicultural Communities Council of SA. It looks at […]

Victoria gets its first Indian community Centre

Indian communities across Victoria are set to benefit from a new Indian Community Centre opened by the Hon Alan Tudge MP in Rowville today. The centre was partially funded by the Australian Government with $2.5 million in funding. Federal Member for Aston Alan Tudge said that once final council approval is complete the two-storey building […]

PM Scott Morrison: Holi Ki Shubh Kaamnayen!

Holi 2021 Message from the Prime Minister Namaste to all my Indian Australian friends as you celebrate the Festival of Colours. Holi is a story with ancient origins –– a timeless festival that draws Indian families and communities together around the world. Last year, the colour, life and enthusiasm of Holi was overshadowed by the […]

74 per cent of Australian parents believe their child’s education was adversely affected by COVID-19

New national research undertaken by online tutoring platform, Cluey Learning, has discovered many Australian parents will be using this year’s NAPLAN results as a yardstick to determine the impact Covid-19 has had on their child’s learning progress. An astounding 74 per cent of Australian parents whose children are undertaking NAPLAN this year feel that their […]

Rebate for small businesses

A new $1500 rebate scheme designed to help tens of thousands of small businesses pay for NSW and local government fees and charges, such as licences, council rates, and registration fees will open early next month. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said the Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate, which was announced in November’s Budget, would provide […]

Sarah Kirlew appointed as Australia’s new Consul General to Chennai

Australian government has announced the appointment of Ms Sarah Kirlew as Australia’s next Consul-General in Chennai. Said Prime minister’s Office, “The Australia-India relationship Comprehensive Strategic Partnership is one of our closest and most significant in the Indo-Pacific region, under pinned by the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership agreed to by Prime Ministers Morrison and Modi in June […]

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