Labor and Liberals should be afraid—time to bust up their power-sharing arrangement

Sydney (Report by CEC): Just as the truth is revealed about Australia’s commitment to join the new international bail-in regime to save the banks at the expense of the lives of citizens... Read more »

Interim bans on synthetic drugs

Sydney; The NSW Government announced an interim product safety ban on a range of synthetic drugs, including cannabinoids and bath salts under Section 109 of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).  Minister for... Read more »

$4.55 million to help build multicultural communities

Community organisations across Australia are being encouraged to apply for grants under the Gillard Government’s $4.55 million Building Multicultural Communities Program. Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Kate Lundy, today launched the program... Read more »

Rain, Hail, or Shine – CREF 2013 Goes On

Good News for Sponsors, Stallholders & Visitors of CREF 2013 – Sydney & Melbourne  All Stallholders including Food Stalls in Sydney and Melbourne will be indoor You will be pleased to know that... Read more »

Introducing the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

As a result of legislative amendments which recognise the work and status of the Court, the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia, from today will be known as the Federal Circuit Court of... Read more »

Gillard Government Empowering Multicultural Communities

The Gillard Labor Government announced new measures to support Australia’s vibrant and diverse multicultural communities. The $15 million investment will empower local communities to embrace the benefits of multiculturalism and maintain cohesive... Read more »

Multicultural Leaders Honoured by NSW Premier

Sydney (11 April 2013): NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell honoured five citizens for their exemplary service to the multicultural community in NSW. Mr O’Farrell presented the inaugural Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals at the... Read more »

Harmony Day 2013

The Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello invites everyone in NSW to celebrate Harmony Day 2013 – a day of cultural respect for every person in the state. “This is a... Read more »

Australian migration and settlement awards

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Minister for Multicultural Affairs Senator Kate Lundy have congratulated Sir James Gobbo for being awarded the Australian Migration and Settlement Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Australian... Read more »

Australia’s support for reform in Myanmar

Australia will increase its support for reform and engagement with Myanmar, in recognition of the country’s progress towards democracy. The Gillard Government today made several significant announcements in support of Myanmar and... Read more »

New report on migration and multiculturalism in Australia

Australia is a vibrant multicultural society according to the findings of the Migration Committee report tabled in the Parliament today. The report received bi-partisan support and made 32 recommendations after receiving over... Read more »

Multicultural Media Honoured by Premier NSW

Sydney, Feb 28, 2013; A Turkish-language newspaper published in Sydney was named Best Print Publication of the Year at the inaugural Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards in Sydney tonight. Zaman, one of seven... Read more »

Clean-up Grants for severely-affected Primary Producers in NSW

Adelaide (Press Release); Clean-up and recovery grants of up to $15,000 are now available for primary producers in areas severely affected by bushfires in New South Wales. This assistance, available under Category... Read more »

Pakistani Hazara Community Protests in Sydney

Sydney (Tribune Report, Feb 20, 2013): Pakistani Hazara Community gathered today at the business centre of Sydney, in front of Pakistani Consulate Office, and recorded their protest against the on-going killing of the Hazara... Read more »

State-wide Cultural Diversity Celebration in Victoria

Cultural Diversity Week is running from 16­ – 24 March, giving Victorians a a state-wide celebration of our cultural, linguistic and religious diversity.  During the Week, hundreds of events and activities will... Read more »

Community heroes to be honoured during “Multicultural March”; Victor Dominello

Sydney (Press Release): Nominations are now open for the Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals to people who have given exemplary service to the multicultural community in NSW. Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor... Read more »

Sydney Opera House turns red for Chinese New Year

Sydney (Tribune International); The Sydney Opera House will be lit up in red in celebration of Chinese New Year this weekend, NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell said.  Mr O’Farrell said the sails of... Read more »

Building a happier and healthier future

Encouraging people to live healthier and happier lives by improving the physical environments in which they live will continue to be a key priority for the NSW Government, NSW Minister for Healthy... Read more »

Natural disaster declarations extended across northern NSW

Federal Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus and NSW Minister for Emergency Services Michael Gallacher have today announced an additional five Local Government Areas will receive assistance through the Natural Disaster Relief... Read more »

Victor Dominello launched the inaugural Multicultural March festivities

The NSW Government is inviting all of NSW to join in Multicultural March, a month-long celebration of one of the State’s greatest assets – its cultural diversity. Minister for Citizenship and Communities... Read more »

Public warning on travelling Irish conmen

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning the public not to deal with Stephen Joseph O’SULLIVAN (dob 20 March 1982) and Mark Kevin LISTON (dob 19 July 1989) who are trading... Read more »

Helping more people in western Sydney overcome drug and alcohol addiction

Residents of Western Sydney caught in the cycle of drug and alcohol addiction will from today have increased access to treatment and rehabilitation services. Minister for Mental Health and Healthy Lifestyles, Kevin... Read more »

Jobs and investment in Western Sydney

Sydney (Media Release): NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell today officially opened a new 8,020 square metre ICT data centre at Erskine Park in the Western Sydney Employment Hub... Read more »

NSW changes are boosting housing supply

Sydney:  The NSW Government is committed to providing more homes, improving housing affordability and making sure NSW families can live in this great State. “Since the March 2011 election, the NSW Government... Read more »