Professor Gordon Wallace named 2017 NSW Scientist of the Year

Wollongong’s professor named 2017 NSW Scientist of the Year

University of Wollongong’s Professor Gordon Wallace wins top gong A University of Wollongong researcher known for his groundbreaking work fusing robotics with human biology has been named the NSW Scientist of the... Read more »
Sydney Darling Harbour

NSW tops the charts in ‘State of the States’

NSW is the best performing economy in Australia, Victoria closes in NSW remains the best performing economy in Australia after leading the nation for a 13th straight quarter in CommSec’s latest State of... Read more »
Australia and Malaysia

Australia and Malaysia strengthen maritime cooperation

Australia and Malaysia hold joint exercise covering vessel boarding and searching, search and rescue and safety of life at sea preparedness. The Malaysian Coast Guard (MCG) and the Australian Border Force (ABF)... Read more »
Australia's Sydney Opera House to turn gold for Diwali

Sydney Opera House turns gold for Diwali festival

The iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House tonight turned gold to mark the most widely celebrated Hindu festival, Diwali. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams hosted a community reception... Read more »
Chair of MACA Kathryn Greiner AO, Jenny Brockie (Gold Award winner), and NSW Minister for Ageing Tanya Davies

‘Women on the Edge’ wins Gold Award for Reporting Excellence

“Sharing stories like Women on the Edge is vital to making us all aware of the challenges and opportunities facing our ageing population.” A story exploring the increasing number of older women... Read more »
WestConnex powers Sydney’s employment potential from the ground up

WestConnex powers Sydney’s employment potential from the ground up

WestConnex motorway is the biggest infrastructure project in Sydney since the Sydney Harbour Bridge Sydney’s massive infrastructure boom is generating a wave of employment opportunities across the city, with projects like WestConnex... Read more »
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Three die in skydiving accident in Australia

Three killed in skydiving accident at Mission Beach, Queensland Two men and a woman are dead in a mid-air collision between tandem and single skydivers at Mission Beach in north Queensland. One... Read more »
A still image from a video posted by the Taliban on social media on 19 December 2016 shows American Caitlan Coleman, left, speaking next to her husband, Joshua Boyle, and their two sons. Photograph: Handout/Reuters

Pakistan Army rescues US-Canadian family kidnapped in Afghanistan

Pakistan Army recovers Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple and their three children born in captivity have been freed in Pakistan, nearly five years after the couple was abducted... Read more »
Batsman Aaron Finch tweeted this picture from the team bus

Australia’s team bus hit by rock in India after T20 win

Australia cricket team bus attacked with rock in Guwahati The T20 cricket series between Australia and India took a shameful turn on Tuesday when a rock was thrown at Australia’s team bus,... Read more »
Organisers estimated 1500 people gathered on Bondi Beach on Saturday to protest the Adani mine. Photo: Stop Adani Campaign

Thousands protest across Australia against Adani mine

Nearly 70% of Australians oppose government loan for Adani mine – poll Large protests were held across Australia on Saturday against Indian mining giant Adani Enterprises’ proposed 16.5 billion dollars armichael coal... Read more »
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NSW gears up for Micro music festivals

Micro music festivals are set to take over regional New South Wales Streets, parks and businesses in regional towns will come alive as part of a NSW Government initiative to take micro... Read more »
space agency

Australia is finally getting its own Space Agency

Australian space agency to employ thousands and tap $420 billion industry, Government says Australia on Monday committed to creating a national space agency at the International Astronomical Congress in Adelaide, South Australia.... Read more »
Riz Ahmed makes history as first Muslim and South Asian to win an acting Emmy

Riz Ahmed makes history as first Muslim and South Asian to win an acting Emmy

Riz Ahmed speaks out on the “systemic” racism of award ceremonies British actor and rapper Riz Ahmed made history on Sunday night when he became the first Asian man and first Muslim... Read more »
Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence 2017 Awards

Winners of Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence 2017 Awards announced

The most coveted WSABE Award, the Commonwealth Bank Business of the Year, was awarded to The Lido Group Winners of the 27th Annual Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence (WSABE) were announced... Read more »
Hurricane Irma's trail of destruction

Hurricane Irma weakens after leaving trail of destruction

Hurricane Irma weakens; officials urge patience for evacuees eager to return home Hurricane Irma finally weakened to just a big storm Monday night after it killed dozens of people, left residents and... Read more »
Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa in Australia

Pakistan Army Chief meets Australian military and civilian leaders

Pakistan Army Chief Gen Bajwa arrives in Australia on two-day visit CANBERRA – Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa is in Australia on a two-day official visit upon... Read more »
water

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study finds

Plastic Fibers are found in 83% of the world’s tap Water, a new study reveals People may be ingesting between 3,000 and 4,000 microparticles of plastic from tap water every year, according... Read more »
1000 killed, children beheaded, people burned alive in Myanmar

1000 killed, children beheaded, people burned alive in Myanmar

Whole villages destroyed as satellite spots devastation from above The number of people killed in the violence since August 25 in Myanmar has crossed 1,000, according to UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation... Read more »

Australia to witness snowiest week of the year after warmest winter on record

Snow storm to hit Victoria and Australia’s east coast. Snow forecast in Melbourne Australia has just experienced its hottest winter on record, yet the snow season is showing no signs of slowing... Read more »
Australian cherry

NSW produce the cherry on top in China

Australia aims to enhance Horticulture export to Asian markets Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair will be in China and Hong Kong this week (4-8 September) for his first overseas mission as... Read more »
India most corrupt country in Asia

India tops Forbes list of most corrupt Asian country

India most corrupt Asian country, Vietnam second: Forbes India tops the list of Asia’s most corrupt nation, according to a survey by Transparency International (TI), a Berlin-based anti-corruption watchdog. The Forbes article, which... Read more »
South Asia flood: Monsoon rain kills 1200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

South Asia flood: Monsoon rain kills 1200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

At least 41 million people affected in floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, UN says While the world’s attention has been on the devastation from Hurricane Harvey in Texas (US), devastatingng floods... Read more »
Game of Thrones season 7 finale

Important details to know before The “Game Of Thrones” Season 7 Finale

Jon Snow will finally meet Cersei as the Targaryen’s, Lannister’s and Stark’s clash in Game of Thrones finale The moment Game of Thrones fans have anxiously been waiting for has finally arrived. The Season... Read more »

Locate halal food in Australia with Halal Advisor app

Halal Advisor is your must have app as a Muslim in Australia A new mobile application, Halal Advisor, has been introduced in Australia to help Australian Muslims search for Halal food in... Read more »