Woodworks, art and music at Bungendore

Heritage buildings and specialty shops make up the attractions at the historic town of Bungendore

Silver streak for Deakin in India

Deakin University completes 25 years in India

Will Modi be returned to power?

Modi has failed to tackle corruption and reassure religious minorities threatened by Hindu nationalism. But might he get elected just because Congress has no one to offer, asks LINDSAY HUGHES

#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

A $900,000 government grant for Indian festivals

Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams announces a $900,000 grant for Indian festivals. PAWAN LUTHRA reports

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?