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Children may need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 too. Here’s what we need to...

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An ideal COVID-19 vaccine would not only protect people from becoming ill, it would also stop the virus spreading through the population. The best...

What kind of parent are you?

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There’s no doubt parents are the best advocates for their own children. But when does advocacy stop both parents and children from growing? BY MOHAN DHALL

Facets of fatherhood – Happy Father’s day

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Countless gallons of tears, be they the Nirupa Roy variety on 70 MM or the Sita- Kaushalya variety on the idiot screen, have been...
How to help your child transition through school and adolescence without being brought down by bullies

A plan to deal with bullies

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How to help your child transition through school and adolescence without being brought down by bullies
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Encouraging good sleep habits

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Sleep is a big part of your child’s good health. Children who regularly get an adequate amount of sleep have improved attention, behaviour, learning, memory, and...
Yummy snacks for kids

Yummy snacks for kids

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Yummy snacks for kids
Early-life screen time reduces physical activity in later childhood

Early-life screen time reduces physical activity in later childhood

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Early-life screen time reduces physical activity in later childhood
A new start at school

A new start at school

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The new year has begun. The roads that have been quiet will fill again. Christmas and the holidays will be forgotten in the routine...
5 years of Sawan multicultural Spring festival

Sawan Multicultural Spring Festival marks five years

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‘I am because We are’ is a strong message for all generations, and the Sangam Kala Group Australia (SKGA Inc.) celebrates this theme through...

Diwali books for kids: Illustrations, characters and activity based reads

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Listicle of a variety of books based around Diwali. Sometimes it is a straightforward retelling of tales or the activities on and before Diwali day

A joyous, festive mandala

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Ten-year-old Akhash Karthikeyan of Pennant Hills NSW has won this year’s Indian Link Diwali Art Contest in the 8-12 years category. Maanvi Dayal, 7,...
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Kids competition alert: Design Indian Link's Diwali card and win prizes!

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Kids’ DIWALI ART competition It’s back again this year: Indian Link has just announced its annual Diwali arts competition for kids. Like every year, we are...
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Dean Coelho is an accomplished jazz musician and he's only 12 years old

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Not many children are passionate about jazz or violins when they are 12 years old, but Dean Coelho, a Year 7 student of Eltham...

Changing lives one child at a time

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Two inspirational young women won OAMs this Australia Day for their work in India

Never ask your kids 'Why?'

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Navigating through your child’s emotional education

There is no such thing as a lazy child

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If we treat a child as lazy, we devalue their intelligence, writes MOHAN DHALL

A love of Hindi

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Hindi students of IABBV showcased their learning of the language by means of presentations in song, dance, skits and poetry

Brothers, 9 and 11, shortlisted in photography competition

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Their photographs will be presented on bedsheet-size canvases at Sandringham Gardens, Hyde Park North, from 13 September to 7 October.

'Decoding' your child's school report

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Although school reports have become more articulate and detailed, the jargon is leaving parents confused about their child’s performance

Getting involved in your child’s school

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Parent participation, especially in primary school, helps a child fit in better. It increases your child’s confidence because they feel their peers and teachers understand them and their culture better, and also accept and respect it.

Design Indian Link's Diwali card and win prizes

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Get those colouring pencils and paints out -- it's time for Indian Link's Diwali contest!

Indian-origin Karthik Nemmani wins 2018 Spelling Bee championship

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He takes home $40,000 and a trophy from Scripps Bee plus a $2,500 cash prize from Merriam-Webster

What kind of parent are you?

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There’s no doubt parents are the best advocates for their own children. But when does advocacy stop both parents and children from growing? BY MOHAN DHALL

Kids are in the kitchen these school holidays

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Let the kids take over the kitchen these school holidays! 10-year-old foodie Paavan Gulati reports on his favourite pastime...food.
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The problem with goal-setting

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Most academic goals are not students’ own, but rather ones set by parents or teachers, writes MOHAN DHALL
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Fantastic plastic

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15-year-old Angelina Arora wins top prize for her eco-friendly plastic developed from prawn shells, writes JYOTI SHANKAR

I'm a big kid now!

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Kindy kids tell us about their first day at school

$100 for your kid’s sports activities

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Parents can claim a $100 voucher for their school-aged children thanks to the NSW Government’s new Active Kids program
ARCVic.Indian Link

Does your kid have anxiety?

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Don’t ignore it. Don’t hide it. Support group ARCVic can help, writes PREETI JABBAL
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Waiting to exhale

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Suffering from a rare disease, 4-year-old Alisha Kapoor awaits a heart-lung transplant, writes SARONI ROY

Podcasts

Ep8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s life

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To celebrate NAIDOC week 2020 (between 8-15 November) I spoke to Yakunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann about her time in India where she taught...

Ep 7: In the case of Sushant Singh Rajput

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  The torrid and high-octane Sushant Singh Rajput case has been fodder for Indian people and press for the last few months. The actor’s tragic...

Ep 6: The Indian LGBTQ+ community in 2020

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  It’s been two years since the world’s largest democracy repealed the draconian Section 377 which used to allow discrimination against homosexual people. Only this...

Latest News

CONCORDIA-UNIVERSITY

Guru Nanak Chair set up at Canada’s Concordia University

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To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, the Concordia University in Montreal has set up a...

Cross Your Heart, Take My Name by Novoneel Chakraborty: A review

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  Cross Your Heart, Take My Name is a rare Indian book to explore the psychological impact of social media, especially Instagram. Garv Roy Gill and...
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Indian farmers continue protest for seventh day as diaspora joins in

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  As protests against three controversial agriculture laws gain momentum in India, many questions have been raised about the impact of these reforms. There’s growing...