MAIN WORKS UNDERWAY ON NEW $658 MILLION SYDNEY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AND CANCER CENTRE – RANDWICK

Sydney (Media Release, NSW Premier Office, 9 Feb 2023); New designs have been unveiled for the $658 million Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre as main works... Read more »

LABOR CONFIRMS ITS EDUCATION PLAN TO SHORT-CHANGE NSW FAMILIES AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Sydney (Media Release, NSW Labor and Chris Minns have revealed an education plan that will short-change NSW families and young people if they are elected in March. Despite promising free tutoring for... Read more »

CHILD POISONING FROM VAPING. IS IT TIME TO PANIC YET?

The ABC recently reported an alarming rise in child poisonings in NSW from vaping products. [link] With vaping’s rapid rise in popularity, we must ask the question: is it time to panic... Read more »

ACQUIESCENCE TO THE VOICE THREATENS FIRST NATIONS CONTINUING SOVEREIGNTY

(Media Release from Michael Anderson Ghillar) Ghillar , Michael Anderson, Convenor of the Sovereign Union, last surviving member of the founding four of the Aboriginal Embassy and Head of State of the... Read more »

AUSTRALIA SHOULD HAVE THE EQUAL VOICE OF THE FIRST NATION IN PARLIAMENT

On Australia Day by Syed Atiq ul Hassan 26 January is the official National Day of Australia which is called ‘Australia Day’. The day commemorates the establishment of the first European settlement... Read more »

HEART FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ‘LUNCHBOX LIFESAVER’

HEART FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ‘LUNCHBOX LIFESAVER’ TIPS FOR A HEALTHY RETURN TO SCHOOL The Heart Foundation is on a mission to help parents and school kids prepare their healthiest – and tastiest –... Read more »

AUSTRALIA’S FIRST VETERANS’ BRAIN BANK IN NSW

Veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury and their families will benefit from a new research initiative based at Concord Hospital, the first of its kind in the country. Health Minister Brad Hazzard... Read more »

SMARTER LOOK FOR SCHOOLS AHEAD OF START OF NEW SCHOOL YEAR

Students will be returning to public schools across NSW with freshly painted classrooms and new COLAs after hundreds of maintenance and minor capital projects have been completed during the summer holidays. In... Read more »

SKIP THE SEAL JUST KEEPS SWIMMING

Sydney (Media Release of the Minister for Environment and Heritage,  Jan 22, 2023): In a little over a month, the young fur seal released into Sydney Harbour in December is likely on... Read more »

THE ELECTION IS COMING: GET READY TO VOTE

Sydney (NSW electoral Commission media release, 16 Jan 2023): The NSW State election is on Saturday, 25 March, and the NSW Electoral Commission is asking NSW voters to get ready to vote by enrolling... Read more »

$479 MILLION RYDE HOSPITAL DESIGNS RELEASED

Sydney (NSW Premier’s Office Release, 16 Jan 2023): The $479 million redevelopment of Ryde Hospital has reached another major milestone with the designs of the new precinct unveiled and early works set... Read more »

SOUTH HEAD’S DIVERSE HISTORY RECOGNISED WITH HERITAGE LISTING

Sydney (Media Release Minister for Environment and Heritage office, 14 Jan 2023): One of Sydney’s most historic and spectacular places has been recognised by the NSW Government, with South Head added to... Read more »

NSW SET TO HOST CUP OF NATIONS AHEAD OF FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2023

Sydney (NSW Media Release 12 Jan 2023): Football fans will have the chance to witness the Matildas in action ahead of this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ when the team competes... Read more »

AUSSIES ENJOYING HOLIDAY SEASON THANKS TO LIFESAVING HEART RESEARCH

(Media Release from Heart Foundation): Many of the 65,000 Australians born with heart defects – including nine-year-old Becky Gunnink – are alive today and able to make holiday plans thanks to the... Read more »

NSW GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES SHEEP AND GOAT ELECTRONIC ID TIMELINE

Sydney (NSW Govt Media Release, 20 Dec 2022): The NSW Government has today released its plan to roll out electronic identification (eID) for the State’s $1.5 billion farmed sheep and goat industries.... Read more »

AUSTRALIA’S VAPING STORY NEEDS A REBOOT

By; Dr. Colin Mendelsohn The nationwide panic about youth vaping has recently dominated Australian media with daily reports of young people accessing these products. Youth vaping is a legitimate concern, however it has distracted... Read more »

120,000 FEE-FREE TAFE AND VET PLACES DEAL BY FEDERAL AND NSW GOVERNMENTS

Sydney (Media Release by the office of the Minister for Skills and Training, 5 Dec 2022): The Australian and NSW Governments have signed a landmark 12-month Skills Agreement to address the current skills... Read more »

CHECKING BLOOD PRESSURE IN A HEARTBEAT, USING AI AND A CAMERA

Report by UniSA; Monitoring blood pressure using a digital camera could soon be the norm, thanks to an innovative technique demonstrated by Australian and Iraqi researchers. Using the same remote-health technology they pioneered to... Read more »

NEW ENGLISH AND MATHS CURRICULUM ADDS UP TO GREATER LEARNING OUTCOMES

Sydney (NSW Government Media Release, 5 Dec 2022): New syllabuses released this week require a renewed focus on core skills in English and mathematics to boost learning outcomes for all students. Premier... Read more »

8 BILLION REASONS TO CELEBRATE FIVE YEARS OF RETURN AND EARN

Sydney, Tribune (Press Release from the office of Minister for Environment James Griffin, Dec 1, 2022): Return and Earn is celebrating five years of its wildly popular recycling scheme, with the people... Read more »

FIRST LOOK AT NEW SHELLHARBOUR HOSPITAL DESIGNS

Tribune, Sydney (Minister of Health Press Release, 30 Nov 2022): The first designs have been unveiled for the more than $700 million new Shellharbour Hospital, which will transform healthcare services for the... Read more »

DANIEL ANDREW MAKES HISTORY IN VICTORIA WITH LABOR’S WIN AGAIN

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney In Australia, provincial elections are held every four years. Provinces announce their own election schedules. Election dates are set by the current Premier of the State.... Read more »

Organisers, Waseem and Iqrar show pay thanks to the community

(Tribune International Report, 21 Nov 2022); Congratulations to the Australian Pakistani community on the success of Wasim Badami and Iqrar ul Hassan Live Show Sydney, a message from the organisers – Tribune... Read more »

30,000 PAKISTANIS WITNESSED PAKISTAN’S HISTORIC VICTORY AT SCG

Sydney (Tribune Report, 10 Nov 2022); On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, Pakistanis and the Pakistani nation around the world, especially in Sydney, celebrated a historic day. Here in Sydney, the Pakistani cricket... Read more »