#NSWElections2019: VINAY OREKONDY of the Keep Sydney Open Party, Candidate for Strathfield

Aim to preserve Sydney as a multicultural, international city in the face of increased racism and anti-immigration politics

#NSWElections2019: SCOTT SINGH of the Keep Sydney Open Party, Candidate for Macquarie Fields

One of their main aims is to protect NSW’s music and culture, activate night-time economy and provide better festival guidelines with the help of industry professionals and law enforcement

#NSWElections2019: ARUNA CHANDRALA of the ALP, Candidate for Legislative Council

“(I stand for) enabling first generation migrants to be inclusive; a “Fair Go” for socially disadvantaged groups and immigrants, and better public education, free healthcare and socially responsible environmental protection”

#NSWElections2019: CHARISHMA KALIYANDA of the ALP, Candidate for Holsworthy

“I admire the ability of people like Barack Obama and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to communicate complex information in an engaging way.”

#NSWElections2019: DANIEL MOOKHEY of the ALP, Candidate for Legislative Council

“The lesson I take from the Bhagavad Gita is about selfless action: this is what is expected of those with power (in politics and business)”

#NSWElections2019: DURGA OWEN of the ALP, Candidate for Seven Hills

“Representation in parliament should mirror our society with more women and people of diverse cultures represented”

#NSWElections2019: PALLAVI SINHA Liberal Party, Candidate for Legislative Council

A strong voice for diverse communities, the small business sector and survivors of DV

Election handouts: What we could have done better

Just like at Christmas, at election time, politicians reenergise as Santas and come visiting with their sack of goodies. So why are the stockings in the Indian community not full?

Indian links in the 2019 NSW election

Getting to know some of the Indian-origin candidates in the upcoming state elections

A slice of Kerala at Rochey

At Rochey, an unpretentious pub in Fitzroy, PREETI JABBAL finds flavours from God’s own country lovingly prepared by chef Mischa Tropp