The Hermitage Gledswood Hills developed by Sekisui House

Greenfield Housing Code to make NSW suburbs greener

Greenfield Housing Code to ensure that new residential suburbs were leafier and more environmentally friendly A proposed new Greenfield Housing Code will increase housing supply by making it easier and greener to... Read more »
Vivid Sydney 2017, Sydney Opera House, Lighting of The Sails Audio Creatures 24/5/2017 Photo James Horan

Sydney lights up for annual Vivid Sydney Festival 2017

Sydney lights up with spectacular display of colour and creativity A brilliant array of colour, music and creativity will shine upon Sydney for the next 23 nights as the world’s largest festival... Read more »
Mehreen Ahmad, a Pakistani national, studying in Perth, was found unconscious in a stairwell in a Murray Street apartment

Pakistani student Mehreen Ahmad bashed, left in a pool of blood in Perth

Mehreen Ahmad was found unconscious on Saturday in a pool of her blood Mehreen Ahmad, a Pakistani national, studying in Perth, was found unconscious in a stairwell in a Murray Street apartment... Read more »
Queenslander Francesco Enrico Marchetti climbing Kala Pathar in Khumbu, Nepal. Facebook photo: Francesco Marchetti

Australian climber Francesco Marchetti dies on Mount Everest

An Australian man has died while descending Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. He died of suspected altitude sickness while trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest on Sunday. The 54-year-old Queenslander,... Read more »

Hunter’s first Water Education Centre launched

Minister for Energy and Utilities Don Harwin officially opened the $1 million Hunter Water Centre for Education and announced it is free for local school tours. Minister Harwin said the region’s first... Read more »
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Approval of Darling Square to transform Sydney

The NSW Government has approved a plan to beautify and provide greatly improved facilities at the site of the former Entertainment Centre site, known as Darling Square, which is the final piece... Read more »
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Fire and Rescue NSW opens news state-of-the-art headquarters

The Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today officially opened the new $23 million Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) headquarters in Greenacre. Mr Grant said the official opening ushered in a new... Read more »
(L-R) SLSNSW President David Murray, Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant, Member for Manly James Griffin, SLSNSW Acting CEO Adam Weir with local volunteers

$9 million boost announced for Surf Life Saving NSW

Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) will receive more than $9 million from the NSW Government to boost its rescue capabilities. Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant said the funds will go towards... Read more »
Campbell stores from 1820's

Iconic Rocks site gets $32 million upgrade

The landmark Campbell’s Stores at The Rocks, an 1840s State heritage listed warehouse, is set to undergo a $32 million upgrade, following approval from the NSW Government. Minister for Finance, Services and... Read more »

Toyota’s investment in Western Sydney to create hundreds of jobs

The approval of a warehouse and distribution facility for spare parts for Toyota Australia at Kemps Creek could mean about 200 jobs for the area, Minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts... Read more »
L-R Transport minister Andrew Constance, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Rodd Staples program director for Sydney Metro pictured at the Windsor Rd Bridge construction site for Sydney Metro at Rouse Hill on May 8, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ben Rushton/Fairfax Media)

Skytrain bridge brings Sydney Metro a step closer

The metro rail line to Sydney’s north-west is one step closer to completion with the unveiling of a “mini-Anzac Bridge” over Windsor Road at Rouse Hill. The deck of the landmark Sydney... Read more »

Australian Global Alumni Network expands in Pakistan

16,000 Pakistani scholars enrolled in Australia Universities ISLAMABAD — Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson has welcomed the expansion of Australia’s Global Alumni Network in Pakistan. Recently launched by Australian Foreign... Read more »
Big Red Kidney Bus embarks on NSW Holiday Tour

Big Red Kidney Bus embarks on NSW Holiday Tour 

Patients living with kidney failure can now plan holidays without the worry of missing life-saving treatment, with the launch of the first mobile dialysis service in a bus. Health Minister Brad Hazzard... Read more »
Mrs Margaret Anne Adamson, High Commissioner Australia, called on General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJSC) at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi on April 26, 2017

Australian Envoy discusses security and defence with Pakistan’s Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

Australian High Commissioner acknowledged sacrifices of Pakistan in the war against terrorism. H.E Mrs Margaret Anne Adamson, High Commissioner Australia, called on General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee... Read more »
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New high school for students in inner Sydney

Students in inner Sydney will have a new world-class high-rise school designed by an award-winning architectural firm, Education Minister Rob Stokes announced today. The new high school, on the corner of Cleveland... Read more »
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Australia abolishes 457 immigration work visas to ‘put Australians first’

“We’ll no longer let 457 visas be passports to jobs that could and should go to Australians” says Turnbull The Turnbull government has cracked down on foreign worker visas and adopted an... Read more »
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NSW drops Safe Schools program, to be replaced by new anti-bullying plan

The NSW government has announced it will replace the Safe Schools Coalition program with a new anti-bullying strategy. Three years after it was launched by the Abbott government, the insidious Safe Schools... Read more »
Blacktown Hospital

NSW’s Blacktown Hospital will have “the best of the best” health care

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says Blacktown Hospital will have “the best of the best” Blacktown will have “the best of the best” health care according to NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard.... Read more »

MIHAS 2017 ends with many MoUs and collaborations signed between Halal International players and organisers

Kuala Lumpur (Report of Tribune International Australia, 9th April 2017): World-renowned Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) held its 14th edition at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 5 to... Read more »

Pakistani man stabbed to death by two teenagers in Queanbeyan, NSW

Pakistani-Australian community in shock as Pakistan student and worker stabbed to death by two young radicalised boys SYDNEY – A Pakistani student has been stabbed to death possibly by two Australian teenage boys,... Read more »
NSW RFS Cadet of the Year Javen Ricevuto (Balranald Central School) and NSW RFS Young Volunteer of the Year Alexander Slade (12-15 years) from Williamtown/Salt Ash Brigade and Elizabeth Butt (16-25 years) from Bendick Murrell Brigade.

NSW recognises contribution of young volunteers in emergency services

NSW appreciates engagement and commitment of young people in emergency service volunteering NSW has announced awards to recognise the achievements of young cadets and volunteers in the NSW Emergency Services. Minister for Emergency Services... Read more »
Mitchell Library in Sydney

NSW announces $4 million funding for Public Libraries

31 local councils will receive grants to improve public library buildings, spaces and information technology for NSW communities. The NSW Government has announced $4 million in funding for public libraries across the... Read more »
Local residents paddle down the main street on Friday in Billinudgel.

Cyclone Debbie: Three dead, two people feared missing in Queensland floodwaters

Elderly man’s body recovered as Queensland and NSW flood death toll rises to three Three people have died and two others are missing in south Queensland, as parts of the Logan River... Read more »
Strong wind and rain from Cyclone Debbie is seen effecting trees at Airlie Beach, located south of the northern Australian city of Townsville. AAP/Dan Peled/via REUTERS

Australia’s northeast hit by most powerful storm since 2011

Tropical Cyclone Debbie barrels down on northeast Australia, leaves more than 50,000 homes without power Howling winds, heavy rain and huge seas pounded Australia’s northeast on Tuesday, damaging homes, wrecking jetties and... Read more »