HAMOODUR RAHMAN COMMISSION REPORT

HAMOODUR RAHMAN COMMISSION REPORT Every Pakistani and Bangladeshi should read this eye-opening report on the actions of the Pakistan Army in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in 1971. It details the acts of... Read more »

Boosting safety and security in our faith communities

Sydney, NSW Government, 23 May 2024; The NSW Government is delivering on its promise to ensure places of worship across the state are safer and more secure through the Safe Places for Faith... 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 »

VALUATION NSW EXTENDS GRADUATE PROGRAM

Sydney; Media Release, Department of planning, housing and infrastructure, 18 March 2024: Exciting opportunities are being offered to launch a new career with NSW’s valuation agency, Valuation NSW, offering up to seven... Read more »

NSW HONOURS MULTICULTURAL CHAMPIONS AT ANNUAL HARMONY DINNER

Sydney, Media Release by Multicultural NSW; 15 March 2024: A Karenni refugee who provided interpreting services in Coffs Harbour, a Polish language teacher, and a young Human Rights Advocate were just three... Read more »

CELEBRATING NSW’S DIVERSE CULTURES DURING MULTICULTURAL MARCH

Sydney, Media Release Multicultural NSW, 8 March 2024: NSW’s successful multicultural society is on show this month, as NSW celebrates Multicultural March, a testament to our diverse, harmonious and multicultural society. Dozens... Read more »

GROUNDBREAKING CHILDREN’S BRAIN CANCER THERAPY GETS TGA APPROVAL

Media Release, 4 March 2024: Rare Cancers Australia (RCA) has welcomed a recent approval by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of the Novartis targeted therapy drug Tafinlar + Mekinist, which has proven... Read more »

WORLD OBESITY DAY: Public health groups slam lack of action in tackling Australia’s growing obesity crisis

Media Release, Food for Health Alliance, 4 March 2024: This World Obesity Day, Food for Health Alliance has singled out government inaction on tackling Australia’s growing obesity crisis, with little progress made... Read more »

SRI LANKA ICED TEA TASTING AT THE NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL, CANBERRA – 2024

Canberra, Press Release, 28 February 2024: The Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra participated in the “National Multicultural Festival 2024” in Canberra organised by the ACT government, for the second consecutive year... Read more »

TECH COUNCIL LAUNCHES VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

Opening pathways to tech jobs for more young Australians 22 February 2024, Sydney, Media Release from Tech Council of Australia: The Tech Council of Australia (TCA) was joined by the Hon. Amanda... Read more »

MINNS LABOR GOVERNMENT NEGLECTS MULTICULTURAL MEDIA

Sydney (Media Release from NSW Shadow Minister for Multiculturalism, 21 Feb 2024): During yesterday’s Budget Estimates, Minister for Multiculturalism, Steve Kamper, once again demonstrated his lack of understanding when it comes to... Read more »

ID Support NSW launches translated identity protection sessions for Arabic and Vietnamese speakers

Sydney (Press Release Department of Customer Services, 22 Feb 2024): To address rising concerns among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities about how they can keep their personal information protected, ID Support... Read more »

FIRE AND RESCUE NSW CONTAINS CHEMICAL SPILL AT HIGH SCHOOL IN HURSTVILLE NSW

Press Release Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW), Feb 21, 2024: crews have contained a chemical spill at a school in Sydney’s south, which caused 28 people to feel unwell this afternoon. A... Read more »

FIRE AND RESCUE NSW FIREFIGHTERS SAVE RESIDENTS FROM BURNING UNIT BLOCK

Parramatta (Press Release FRNSW, 21 Feb 2024): Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have used ladders to rescue six people from their balconies as fire erupted in a unit block in Sydney’s... Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Video Statement of Assistant Commissioner on Alleged Election Corruption Scandal

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 20 Feb 2024اسسٹنٹ کمشنرکا ملک سے فرار ہوتے ہوئے ویڈیو بیان  بیان In a developing shocking revelation, a video statement purportedly featuring an Assistant Commissioner has... Read more »

DOZENS OF ASYLUM-SEEKERS FROM PAKISTAN AND BANGLADESH LAND IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Tribune International, 16 Feb 2024 by Syed Atiq ul Hassan: A group of approximately 30 asylum-seekers hailing from Pakistan and Bangladesh made a perilous journey by boat from Indonesia and were discovered... Read more »

Pakistan’s Economic Challenges and Socio-Political Concerns

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia In just 25 years since its creation, Pakistan has been marred by injustices, discrimination, undemocratic attitudes, and unbalanced rule, leading to the division that birthed... Read more »

SEA OF LIGHT SHINES IN TOWN HALL (Parramatta)

A mesmerising interactive installation exploring the connection between the land and sea will light up the Great Hall within the newly reopened Parramatta Town Hall throughout January. The Sea of Light exhibition,... Read more »

MINNS GOVERNMENT TO DELIVER SAFETY, SECURITY AND RESILIENCE FOR FAITH GROUPS ACROSS NSW

Wednesday, 13 December 2023 The Minns Government is delivering on our commitment to protect our multifaith community. Faith groups can now apply for a share of $15 million to upgrade safety and... Read more »

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service – 2023 END OF YEAR MESSAGE

This year has been another busy year with many challenges and great accomplishments. We would like to thank you for all your support and collaboration in delivering important health information to culturally... Read more »

YEAR ENDING MESSAGE OF CEO, MULTICULTURAL NSW

As the year draws to a close, Multicultural NSW would like to take this opportunity to thank the many community stakeholders we’ve collaborated with this year. We acknowledge your advice and support... Read more »

A Migration Strategy for Australia – NEW STRATEGY POLICY RELEASED

Australia now has a strategy for its migration system.​ The Government’s Migration Strategy was released on 11 December 2023 and outlines a new vision for Australia’s migration system, with a policy roadmap... Read more »

ZULFIQAR ALI BHUTTO: A Controversial Legacy

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia: “Those who don’t learn from history are destined to become part of it.” It’s been 45 years since the demise of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, yet... Read more »