‘Chand Raat Eid Festival’ wins Community Event of the Year Award

By Sarwat Hassan Sydney (Sunday, 26 January 2014); Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) has received ‘Community Event of the Year 2014’ Award. Syed Atiq ul Hassan, the Director of CREF was also... Read more »

Speaking English an obligation: Senator Fierravanti Wells

Sydney; As citizenship ceremonies and barbecues fire up across the country for Australia Day, a senior government MP called for migrants to speak English as their main language. Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, parliamentary... Read more »

$88 Million injection to beter target border crime

Sydney ( Press Release): Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon Scott Morrison, today announced $88 million of additional funding to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) to increase... Read more »

Enough is Enough: Senseless Alcohol and Drug-Fuelled Violence

By Barry O’Farrell, The NSW Premier I have been horrified by the continued drug and alcohol-fuelled attacks on city streets and the increase in violence used in these attacks. As a father of... Read more »

Changing Face of Grocery Shopping

The growing popularity of private-label goods has increased competition between the supermarkets. But as consumer demands change, the face of grocery retail has undergone rapid change to keep up. Farmers’ markets, online... Read more »

Prime Message on New Year 2014

If ever we should enter a New Year full of optimism, it is 2014. We are a strong, resilient and smart people. That’s the strength of our country. Not so much government,... Read more »

Chinese leading a NSW tourism boom

Sydney (Tribune International): NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell today said NSW was experiencing a Chinese tourism boom, giving the State’s tourism-related industries every reason to be optimistic about the year ahead. Mr O’Farrell... Read more »

All-seeing eye’s first glimpse of 2014

Sydney (Jan 1, 2014, Tribune International): A giant all-seeing eye shone over Sydney last night as more than 1.6 million people gathered around the harbour to welcome in 2014, and many millions... Read more »

Australia PM seeks security dialogue with Indonesia after spy row

Sydney; Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday he hoped to establish a “security round table” with Indonesia, seeking to rebuild a strategic relationship with a key Asian neighbour damaged by... Read more »

Chand Raat Eid Festival Sydney to Melbourne, a milestone Success

Sydney (Report by Tribune International); Over 20 thousand people at Sydney Showground Olympic Park and Over 10 thousand people at Sandown Racecourse, Springvale (Melbourne) made Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) a nationa... Read more »

We are ready to deliver best ever Chand Raat Eid Festival in Australian history’ says Syed Atiq ul Hassan

Sydney (Press Release); Syed Atiq ul Hassan, the director of Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) 2013, says that his team is going to deliver the best ever CREF in Sydney & Melbourne.... Read more »

‘Festival brings people of all faiths and backgrounds together’; Message from Kate Lunday on CREF 2013

Hon Kate Lundy Federal Minister for Multicultural affairs has given the following message on Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) 2013 Sydney and Melbourne. She will be the Chief Guest of Melbourne’s Event.... Read more »

NSW to welcome more visitors from china as New travel deal announced

Sydney (Press Release, NSW Tourism): NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade & Investment Andrew Stoner today announced a new agreement to promote travel to Sydney and Regional NSW from Nanjing in... Read more »

Kevin Rudd is set to become to prime minister again

The former Prime Minister and Queensland backbencher, Kevin Rudd, defeated Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who has pledged to retire from politics at the upcoming election, by 57 votes to 45. Mr Rudd... Read more »

‘I send my best wishes to all those attending the 2013 Chand Raat Eid Festival in Sydney and Melbourne’; Prime Minister

‘It is with great pleasure that I send my best wishes to all those attending the 2013 Chand Raat Eid Festival in Sydney and Melbourne’. ‘Since 1998, the Chand Raat Eid Festival... Read more »

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 »