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Ganesha’s new abode in Melbourne

Much to the disappointment of thousands of devotees, the latest COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne has caused delays in the consecration ceremony (Maha Kumbabhishegam) of the largest Hindu...

A history of the Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar temple

The latest COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne has caused delays in the consecration ceremony (Maha Kumbabhishegam) of the largest Hindu temple in the Southern Hemisphere. The temple comes...
NSW announces funding for vulnerable temporary visa holders

NSW announces funding for vulnerable temporary visa holders

Today, the government announced $4 million in support funding to be used to help Temporary Visa Holders in need during the pandemic.

Guard of honour for Dr Velu

At a time when polarisation and otherness have come to dominate so much of our social discourse, the story of Crookwell’s Dr Velu warms the heart for...
Locked down again in Stage 3 restrictions

Locked down again in Stage 3 restrictions

At the stroke of midnight, when the rest of Australia slept, Metropolitan Melbourne reverted into stage 3 restrictions, albeit kicking and screaming.The six-week clamp...
Amit Chakma

Amit Chakma joins UWA as new Vice-Chancellor

Starting this week, Professor Amit Chakma commences his new role at the University of Western Australia as its 19th Vice-Chancellor. It follows an outstanding career in higher...

Indian spiritualist Sri Chinmoy inspires art for peace at Ellenbrook WA

Ellenbrook is being inundated with peace with art displays at Ellenbrook Central and Ellenbrook Arts. The art consists of abstract works by Indian artist Sri Chinmoy and local art...

Immunising Adelaide’s Indian community

When the pandemic hit, many people in the community needed support. Those in self-quarantine needed groceries, international students needed food and financial assistance, and people in high-risk...
Global Goan Virtual Choir

Melbourne Goan musicians strike a global chord

As if assembling a large choir isn’t enough of a task, imagine assembling 250 singers and musicians in different time zones across the globe for a virtual choir.This...
no dark-skinned

What if all hiring managers put their personal biases on the job advertisement?

Yesterday, 7 News reported about the disability care provider from Melbourne who had requested for “no dark-skinned” applicants. It said the ad was removed soon after it was posted and launched an...