Women Council Australia Celebrates Women’s Day in Sydney

Sydney (Report by Surraya Hassan, Tribune International, 8 March 2022); The Women Council Australia headed by Sazeda Akhter, Councillor Canterbury-Bankstown celebrated International Women Day. The Hon Mark Coure, Minister for multiculturalism NSW,... Read more »

ISLAMIC COMMUNITY IN AUSTRALIA SUFFERS A GREAT LOSS

Members of Islamic community in Sydney share deep sorrow and grief over the loss of Dr. Qazi Ashfaq Ahmed. A well-known prominent community senior leader. In the last 50 years, Dr. Qazi... Read more »

DEFENCE SURGES TO SUPPORT AGED CARE SECTOR

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 7 Feb 2022); The Morrison Government will deploy up to 1,700 Australian Defence Force personnel to support staff in the aged care sector. This immediate support... Read more »

Broader Muslim Community – Ramadan religious worker visa

Canberra (Home Affairs, Media Release, 6 Feb 2022); Please see information on religious worker visa. For more information please visit the links below on the Home Affairs website. Visa options for religious workers... Read more »

AUSTRALIA WELCOMES RETURN OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND BACKPACKERS

Canberra (Tribune International, Home Affairs Release, 3 Feb 2022); Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, Alex Hawke MP, today announced strong arrival figures for International Students and Working Holiday... Read more »

WORLD MUST DENOUNCE THE GENOCIDE OF UYGHUR MUSLIMS IN CHINA

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan; There are about 12 million Muslim Uyghurs living in Xinjiang, also known as the Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of China. Uyghurs are Turkish descendants, unlike Chinese, they... Read more »

AUSTRALIA’S ECONOMIC ACCELERATOR TO PROPEL ECONOMY

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 01 Feb 2022); A new $1.6 billion economic accelerator will turn Australia’s leading research into world-beating businesses as part of the Morrison Government’s focus on building... Read more »

NSW GOVERNMENT IS PARTNERING WITH MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES TO DELIVER RAT

The NSW Government is partnering with key multicultural organisations to deliver rapid antigen tests (RAT) to vulnerable culturally and linguistically diverse communities across NSW. Minister for Multiculturalism Mark Coure said that the... Read more »

First Australians’ perspectives on Australia Day

(On Australia Day 2022 By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney) The historical signs and storytellers assert that human beings had been on this incredible island continent for the last 60,000 years. It... Read more »

Coalition formed to transform sport volunteering

Sydney (Tribune International, Medianet Release, 24 Jan 2022); A newly formed volunteer coalition comprising some of the nation’s most passionate sports administrators has joined forces to shape the future of sport volunteering... Read more »

National Cabinet discusses COVID-19 Omicron, testing, quarantine RATs

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Prelease, 20 Jan 2022); National Cabinet met today to discuss our response to COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, approaches to test, trace isolate and quarantine including the... Read more »

Update on COVID-19 advice from the NSW Government

Managing COVID-19 safely at home Sydney (Tribune International, Multicultural NSW Media Release, 14 Jan 2022); If you are under 65 years of age, have had two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, do not... Read more »

YOU NEED TO REGISTER POSITIVE COVID TEST RESULTS WITH SERVICE NSW

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Premier Office Media Release, 12 Jan 2021); Anyone who tests positive using a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) will now be required to register their result with Service NSW.... Read more »

Councillor Donna Davis elected new Lord Mayor of Parramatta

Parramatta (Tribune International, Media Release City of Parramatta Council, 10 Jan 2022);City of Parramatta Council has elected Councillor Donna Davis as its new Lord Mayor, only the third woman to lead the... Read more »

SUPPORT MEASURES FOR HOSPITALS, COMMUNITY

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Premier Office Release, 7 Jan 2021); The NSW Government has announced a range of precautionary measures to provide additional support for the health system and community ahead of... Read more »

Sydney Festival boycott: when arts organisations accept donations, there is always a price to pay

Sydney (Source; The Conversation Media, 6 Jan 2021); The Sydney Festival opens today under a cloud. Several artists and arts organisations have withdrawn from the festival over the Israeli Embassy’s sponsorship of the dance... Read more »

Entertainment Industry Leaders Stand United Against Cultural Boycott of Israel and In Support of Sydney Festival

120+ celebrities and entertainment industry professionals to sign open letter in support of artistic freedom and against boycott of Sydney Festival. Sydney (Tribune International, Press Release from CCFP, 7 Jan 2022);More than... Read more »

NATIONAL CABINET STATEMENT ON OMICRON VARIANT

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 5 Jan 2021); National Cabinet met today to discuss our response to COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, new approaches to test, trace isolate and quarantine including... Read more »

NATIONALLY CONSISTENT PRINCIPLES TO PROVIDE CERTAINTY

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Premier Office Release, 31 Dec 2021); The NSW Government will adopt nationally consistent principles for the definition of a close contact and isolation periods for COVID positive cases,... Read more »

Ending 2021 and commencing 2022 Message

Ending 2021 and commencing 2022 by Syed Atiq ul Hassan What a challenging year of 2021 for all of us due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns. Even though many of us... Read more »

Omicron Variant, New Approaches to Test, Trace, Isolate and Quarantine; National Cabinet

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 30 Dec 2021); National Cabinet met today to discuss our response to COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, new approaches to test, trace, isolate and quarantine and... Read more »

VACCINE BOOSTER ROLLOUT GATHERS PACE

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Premier Office Press Release, 20 Dec 2021); The NSW Government’s booster program continues to ramp up with NSW Health already delivering more than 120,000 vaccine booster doses to... Read more »

A VOICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ON ONLINE SAFETY

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 15 Dec 2021); In an Australian first, the Morrison Government will establish an Online Safety Youth Advisory Council as a next step in its plan to... Read more »

MRNA VACCINES TO BE MADE IN AUSTRALIA

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 14 Dec 2021); A new sovereign vaccine manufacturing facility will be built in Australia to produce respiratory mRNA vaccines for potential future pandemics and seasonal health... Read more »