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Volunteerism1.Indian Link

The benefits of volunteerism: It’s more than all work and no pay

The Indian community is stirring out of its winter hibernation. With the festive season soon upon us, a plethora of activities will start crowding the community calendar. Our numerous organisations - geographical and linguistic...
Bank.Indian Link

Reserve Bank of Australia cuts interest rates to historic lows of 1%

Earlier today, the Reserve Bank of Australia announced 0.25% cut to cash rates to a record low of 1%. This cut, the second one in successive months, is the first time since 2012 that the...

Trends 2019: The intersection of Indian politics and Twitter

If recent trends are any indication, the messaging system of Twitter could well shape the way forward for Indian politics for the next decade. PM Modi himself has aced his Twitter game for a...
Australian Elections 2019.indian link

Democracy battles Uncertainty – Australian Election 2019

On a global scale, the most reliable element of democracy in the last three years has been its unrelenting uncertainty. Closer to home in the Australian Election 2019, though, that uncertainty stretches back even further...
Senate.Indian Link

2019 Elections: “Unrepresentative swill” to the rescue in the Senate

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating was well known for his sharp wit and his cutting one-liners while he was in Parliament. His famous attack on the Senate in 1989, referring to them as the...
China.Indian Link

Stop this China obsession, India is more your cup of chai

$44 million to appease China? Or to reward China for political interference in our democracy? It was with a mixture of interest and horror that I deduced the above from a front page story...

Shaking the money tree

Old, staid organisations must give way to new, younger and more relevant organisations that can add another dimension to the Indian-Australian community

#Christchurch: The balance of duality

PAWAN LUTHRA on Christchurch mosque attacks and how fragile the duality of being an Indian and Australian is

School strike: “We’d be in school if you did your job”

Why one Adelaide student joined the school strike for climate action

One more go for the Coalition

The polls are calling it a tight race, and some commentators are predicting a minority Coalition government post March 23rd.