RISE OF ALCOHOL PRODUCTS WITH ‘HEALTH-WASH’ MARKETING MASKING REAL DANGER

Cancer Council is calling for urgent government action to protect the community from virtue marketing on alcohol packaging, as newly published research shows there are more ‘health washing’ and ‘green washing’ claims... Read more »

WORKPLACE BULLYING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IS WEARING WOMEN DOWN

Workplace bullying against women in Pakistan is driving emotional exhaustion and job dissatisfaction among female workers, new research reveals. Media Release by Melissa Keogh, UniSA: A University of South Australia study found that... Read more »

PALESTINE RECOGNITION STANCE: LABOR EXPELS FEMALE SENATOR OF AFGHAN DESCENT

[She is the first Muslim woman parliamentarian in Australia to wear a hijab. Known for her eloquence and natural political talent, she speaks fearlessly both inside and outside Parliament……. By Syed Atiq... Read more »

DEMOCRACY SHOULD MOVE BEYOND AGING POLITICIANS

US Presidential debate opens the Pandora box…….. by Syed Atiq ul Hassan  2024 is proving to be a pivotal year for elections worldwide, marking a notable shift in the political landscape of... Read more »

AUSTRALIA MUST IMPROVE HOW OUR FOOD IS MADE, LABELLED & MARKETED

Cancer Council of Victoria, Media Release, 4 July 2024: Food for Health Alliance has welcomed the Federal Parliamentary Inquiry into Diabetes’ recommendations for the Australian Government to protect children from junk food... Read more »

SYDNEY THUNDER LAUNCHES HISTORIC TAPE-BALL CRICKET EVENT

Tribune’s Report (by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 29 June 2024). In a vibrant and culturally rich celebration, Cricket NSW and Sydney Thunder unveiled the Tape-Ball Cricket competition at the iconic Cricket Central,... Read more »

PARENTS URGED TO BOOK IN FREE FLU VACCINATION FOR KIDS AS CASES RISE

Press Release, Victoria State Government, Dept of Health, 26 June 2024: Victorian parents are being urged to book their children in for their free flu vaccination, as cases of the virus surge... Read more »

SCIENTISTS WELCOME INAUGURAL AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL BOARD

Press Release, Science & Technology Australia, 26 June 2024:  Australian research will be powerfully boosted, and researchers strongly supported by the appointment of the inaugural Board of the Australian Research Council, announced... Read more »

Private Health Insurance and Older Australians

National Seniors Australia, Media Release, 20 June 2024: Complex, inequitable and unaffordable but utterly important. New research by National Seniors Australia (NSA) reveals a myriad of issues with Private Health Insurance (PHI)... Read more »

A BUDGET INVESTMENT IN A FAIRER AND MORE MODERN RENTAL MARKET

Sydney (NSW Government Media Release by Marnie Procter , 16 June 2024): The 2024-25 NSW Budget will establish a NSW Rental Taskforce to help deliver the Minns Labor Government’s plan to build better... Read more »

CHAMPION OF INNOVATIVE CRICKET

[Tape-ball cricket is a great innovation by Pakistanis that has gained popularity in Australia. Pakistanis have not only produced legendary players in world cricket but have also innovated the fun and recognized... Read more »

TAPE-BALL CRICKET LEAGUE LAUNCHES BY CRICKET NSW

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan Sydney Thunder, a franchise of Cricket NSW, is excited to announce the launch of a tape-ball cricket league competition on June 29, 2024. Tape-ball cricket, which... Read more »

AUSTRALIA LEANS TOWARDS TWO-STATE SOLUTION ON ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia The recent statement by Penny Wong, the Australian Foreign Minister, at the National Security Conference organized by the Australian National University, may surprise many both... Read more »

AUSTRALIA DELIVERS FIRST BACK-TO-BACK BUDGET SURPLUS IN NEARLY TWO DECADES

Cost-of-living measures a key feature The Australian Government unveiled its FY2024-25 budget this week, unveiling Canberra’s spending for the next year. The Government announced a $9.3 billion budget surplus for the previous... Read more »

Australia will celebrate King’s Birthday replacing by Queen’s Birth on June 10

Tribune International, 19 May 2024; This year, Australia will celebrate the second King’s Birthday. The name change came after the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and King Charles ascended the throne. Here’s... Read more »

SCIENTISTS WELCOME STRONG STEPS ON PATHWAY TO BOOSTING R&D

Media Release, Science & Technology, 14 May 2024; A strategic investment in powerfully increasing diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, a review of the R&D system, and a pathway to incentivising... Read more »

FEDERAL BUDGET 2024: Aussie science and innovation

Aussie science and innovation need immediate and sustained investment to power a future made in Australia The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) welcomes commitments in the Federal Budget to... Read more »

AUSTRALIA’S HUMAN RIGHTS PARADOX: UNVEILING REALITIES BENEATH GLOBAL SCRUTINY

[According to the World Watch 2024 Report, the Human Rights Issues still exist in Australia. The World still have concerns on Human Rights Issues in Australia] By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney... Read more »

EARLIER INTERVENTION SERVICES A SIGNIFICANT STEP TOWARDS VITAL STRUCTURAL REFORM

Melbourne, Beyond Blue Release, 14 May 2024; The Federal Government’s commitment to earlier intervention will give more Australians access to mental health support while relieving some pressure on the system, says Beyond... Read more »

WHAT AGE CAN A CHILD START TUTORING?

Across Australia, an increasing number of children are experiencing learning issues as a result of post-COVID school closures and a rise in the occurrence of learning difficulties. According to Michael Black, founder... Read more »

ANZAC Day – A National Memorial Day for Australians & New Zealanders

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 25 April 2024 ANZAC Day, observed annually on April 25th, serves as a National Day of Remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, honouring the valiant members of... Read more »

RARE CANCERS AUSTRALIA WELCOMES NEW APPOINTMENTS TO ITS BOARD

Sydney (Press Release from Rare Caners, 22 April 2024); The peak body for rare cancers in Australia welcomes two new members to its Board, with seasoned public affairs professional, Kate Steve Baker,... Read more »

HEPATITIS NSW SUPPORTS WORLD LIVER DAY

Hepatitis NSW supports world liver day with launch of new website highlighting liver health Sydney, Hepatitis NSW, 19 April 2024; Hepatitis NSW has joined the worldwide movement to celebrate World Liver Day... Read more »

NAVIGATING THE DIVIDE: VIOLENCE VS. TERRORISM IN RECENT TRAGIC INCIDENTS

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia [Further to my previous article on the subject published on 16 April on recent bloody incidents.] In the wake of recent tragic events, the distinction... Read more »