Indigenous Australians should get more from native title: Human Rights Commissioner

By Michelle Grattan (University of Canberra) Aboriginal Australians are being denied the freedom to exercise their property rights under native title, Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson has said. Wilson said that, in meeting... Read more »

Awards acknowledge long-Term Businesses

Sydney (Media Release): Reflecting Fairfield’s cultural diversity, long-term business owners from cultural backgrounds including Argentina, Iran, China, Chile, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Serbia, Spain and Thailand will be applauded on 25 February.... Read more »

MP Jai Rowell announces $250,000 boost to mental health services

The NSW Government’s decision to boost training on mental health for youth workers in regional and rural areas across the state is expected to improve the lives of thousands of young people... Read more »

CREF 2015 receives achievement awards from Auburn and Parramatta City Councils

Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Director CREF receives Certificate of Achievement from Auburn City Council Sydney (Tribune International Report): On Australia Day, every year, the Local Councils present awards to the organisations, events, and... Read more »

How NSW Domestic and Personal Violence Act can help?

        By Wajiha Ahmed Traditionally we might think about violence as being in a form which is physical, verbal or mental. However, it is important to remember that these... Read more »

Tim Wilson calls for changes in Discrimination Laws

Charlie Hebdo cartoons would be banned in Australia, he says Human rights commissioner Tim Wilson has joined calls for changes in laws relating racial discrimination laws, arguing many of the cartoons published... Read more »

$300,000 grant for Skills Development of Aboriginal students

Funding to offer Students Training and understanding of the career opportunities Australian Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Victor Dominello and Member for Upper Hunter George Souris have announced $300,000 grant for an education and work... Read more »

More than $5 million on Road Safety for Aboriginal communities

Safer Drivers Course and Bike Safety Program are main features of the Plan The NSW Government has launched its new Aboriginal Road Safety Action Plan 2014-2017, which provides more than $5 million... Read more »

New era of Multicultural practices begin

The commencement of the Multicultural NSW Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 would maintain and promote greater social cohesion and community harmony and renew focus in the beliefs and values which unite Australians. The... Read more »

Contributions of Australian Muslims recognized at Sydney Conference

The Sydney Muslim Conference brought young people together from diverse cultural backgrounds and highlighted how Islam plays a positive role in a harmonious society. The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Senator... Read more »

NSW Premier Meets Indian PM Modi in Sydney

At a reception held for the Indian community of Australia in Homebush, Premier Mike Baird had a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “It is a pleasure to be meeting with Mr Modi in... Read more »

Career Expo in Blacktown creates new paths for locals

Knobin Consulting took another challenge to organise the first kind of vocational sector educational exhibition in the most populated city of Western Sydney, Blacktown. The aim of ‘Vocational Career and Employment (VCE)... Read more »

Newly appointed HC of Pakistan in Australia, hosted a reception meeting Pakistanis

Sydney (Press Released from Consul General of Pakistan in Sydney, 9 Nov 2014): Her Excellency Naela Chohan, the newly appointed High Commissioner of Pakistan in Australia, hosted a reception to meet the... Read more »

NSW Government unveils 11,000 new housing sites in Sydney

Around 11,000 new houses, along with parks, shopping areas, road upgrades and schools, are part of the new housing plans that would boost Western Sydney’s housing and job market. Minister for Planning... Read more »

Greens MP to chair public forum against Islamophobia and racism

NSW Greens MP Dr Mehreen Faruqi will chair a public meeting on Sunday (November 9, 2014): “Communities United Against Racism: Stop the Politics of Fear”. The panellists are Lydia Shelley (Islamophobia Register),... Read more »

Awards show Australia’s new arrivals mean business

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells says it is an honour to recognise this year’s business success stories among Australia’s ethnic communities. Senator Fierravanti-Wells, who will... Read more »

Premier hosts Deepavali celebration at NSW Parliament

NSW Premier Mike Baird hosted an event for the Indian Hindu community in celebration of Deepavali, the Hindu festival of light, at NSW Parliament. Mr Baird was joined by Minister for Citizenship and... Read more »

Migrant women’s centre wins NSW tender

The NSW Government has reached another milestone in its historic reforms to the specialist homelessness sector with the announcement of preferred providers for the second round of tenders under the Going Home... Read more »

NSW Unemployment Rate drops as 17,300 new Jobs created in October

The unemployment ratio of NSW has descended below the national average for 11 straight months which is a good news for job seekers.  The ABS figures show the NSW unemployment rate at 5.7 per... Read more »

New Speak-Out Line to Improve Reporting of Racism and Abuse

A new Speak-Out Hotline has been launched to protect people from race and religion-based harassment, intimidation and abuse, Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres and Minister for Citizenship and Communities... Read more »

Land Council commits $16 Million for development of Aboriginal Communities

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) has released a $16 million economic development policy to foster wealth creation for Aboriginal people over the next five years across the State’s 120 local Aboriginal... Read more »

New Campaign urge Motorists to Ride Safe

NSW Government has launched a new motorcycle education campaign ‘Ride to Live’ to help motorcyclists and other motorists better identify and manage the issues, which put riders at risk. Minister for Roads... Read more »

Pakistani Student receives Victorian Premier’s Volunteer of the Year 2014

Melbourne – It took less than 2 years after arrival in Australia for Khurram Jahangir Khan, 19, student of University of Melbourne from Pakistan, to get recognized as the Victorian Premier’s volunteer... Read more »

$2.4 million grant to support Exodus Foundation

NSW Treasurer Andrew Constance has announced a $2.4 million grant for the Exodus Foundation to support its homelessness and educational programs for vulnerable people in our community. Mr Constance made the announcement... Read more »