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Community hubs to boost jobs for migrant and refugee women

The NSW Government has made a further investment this financial year to help migrant and refugee mothers learn English, build social networks, secure employment and understand the NSW education system through the National Community Hubs Program. Community Hubs have been activated in 25 schools across NSW to help engage and support migrant and refugee mothers […]

Career NSW to help students, graduates and adults with career advice

Students, graduates and adults looking to turbocharge their careers will have access to tailored career advice through the establishment of Careers NSW, a groundbreaking new service announced by the NSW Government today. The bold initiative is an Australian first and will drive the NSW COVID-19 recovery by ensuring every worker and student in NSW has […]

Indian Support Center Inc launches Public Notary Services

Feb, 2021: The Indian Support Center (ISC), a leading non-profit organization, has recently launched Notary Public Services to enable members of the community to notarize their documents as per the legal requirement of the state at a nominal and affordable cost.   Through the newly launched services, members of the community can now authenticate official, […]

First shots of Covid vaccine in Castle Hill

21.2.2021. Aged care residents, nurses and doctors, disabled support residents and hotel quarantine workers, were among the first Australians to receive a COVID-19 vaccine today in Castle Hill, New South Wales. They were joined by personnel from the Australian Defence Force and Australian Border Force alongside Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer […]

PM Modi tweeting PM Morrison on February 18, 2021

Tweeted PM Modi to PM Scott Morrison… on Feb 18, 2021 Narendra Modi@narendramodiSpoke with my good friend PM @ScottMorrisonMP today. Reiterated our commitment to consolidating our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Also discussed regional issues of common interest. Look forward to working together for peace, prosperity and security in the Indo-Pacific.10:04 PM · Feb 18, 2021·Twitter Web […]

Strike Force Raptor bolstered to target organised crime

The NSW Government and NSW Police Force will crackdown on the scourge of organised criminal networks with the re-envisioning of Strike Force Raptor. Strike Force Raptor was launched in 2009 to target the illegal activities of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs and other criminal groups by conducting high-impact proactive policing operations targeting gang members and their associates. […]

First Pfizer vaccine doses arrive in Australia

More than 142,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COZVID-19 vaccine have arrived at Sydney airport in a major milestone in Australia’s response to the pandemic. This is the first shipment of 20 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine the Government has secured as part of Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatment Strategy. The doses have been securely […]

Sam Gannon, RIP, made an impressive Test debut against India

By Kersi Meher-Homji The passing away of Australia’s fast-medium bowler Sam Gannon this month aged 73 brought back memories of the fascinating tour of India under the ever popular Bishan Bedi to Australia in 1977-78. And what a series it was, one of the most topsy-turvy I have watched! Just have a look at the […]

Pink Sari Inc. launches new vital health programs for the South Asian community

Pink Sari Inc proudly launched two new projects namely ‘Beyond Pink’ and ‘Cervical Screening for Survival’ through a digital event on Friday January 29th, 2021 funded by the Cancer Institute NSW. Pink Sari Inc. President, Ms Shantha Viswanathan, said she wants people in her community to know how important it is to participate in screening programs. […]

The miracles of Kolkata and Adelaide Tests in the new millennium

By Kersi Meher-Homji Cricket lovers in India, Australia and all over the world are still talking about the magical Brisbane Test last week which an injury-ridden India won by 3 wickets in the final pulsating minutes. May I remind readers that India had recorded similar unexpected victories over Australia; at Kolkata and Adelaide in the […]

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