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Workers want hybrid model post pandemic – flexibility to work from home and office

While working from home is being hyped as the way of the future after the Covid-induced lockdowns of 2020, new research has revealed most Australians prefer working from the workplace at least some of the time. Australian workers between the ages of 18 and 65 were surveyed by Mainstreet Insights to see how they’re faring […]

Australia provides Covid-19 relief to India, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Joint statement by Senator Marise Payne, Peter Dutton and Senator Zed Seselja “The Morrison Government stands with our partners in the Indo-Pacific as they face significant health and humanitarian challenges from COVID-19, today delivering medical supplies to India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. An Australian Defence Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft departed Perth this morning, carrying oxygen […]

Mass vaccination centre opens in Sydney Olympic Park

The mass vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park has opened today with thousands of people booked in to receive the COVID-19 vaccine this week. During its first weeks of operation, the Centre will focus on delivering Pfizer vaccinations to priority groups including healthcare workers, emergency services workers as well as quarantine and border workers and […]

Bradman Museum & Foundation Commits Support to Indian COVID-19 Crisis

The Bradman Museum & Foundation will donate the takings from the Bradman Museum for the 1 and 2 May (up to $10,000) to the UNICEF Australia India COVID-19 Crisis Fund. The Bradman Museum Foundation has also established an online call to action – the Bradman India COVID Appeal – to help the cricket community raise […]

Vision 2020 extends its helping hand to India stricken with Covid

By Neena Badhwar Everyone is concerned about the sad situation to do with Covid-19, the virus which is being termed as the double mutant B.1.617 with its killer journey through out India. Indians here in Australia are talking about family members and people they know infected with the second, and the third variant that has […]

Flights from India now paused as Australia sends emergency medical supplies

The Morrison Government has agreed a number of new measures to protect Australians from the increased risk of the COVID-19 outbreak in India, while also providing significant new support to assist the Indian Government in their humanitarian response. Said Mr.Morrison, “We recognise the challenging COVID-19 crisis that India is currently battling and we stand ready […]

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, […]

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