Sunday, May 9, 2021
HomeIndia in Australia

India in Australia

australia's india travel ban

Australia’s India travel ban: Hard to find it not racist

  Australian citizens have been banned from Australia. It would be interesting to conduct a global poll about why citizens would be refused entry into their...
group of indians

Grants to support Australian-Indian community in NSW

  Organisations providing support to the Australian-Indian community in NSW can now apply for funding to deliver projects and events across the State. Minister for Multiculturalism...
ayaz younus

Funeral planned in Sydney for NSW flood victim Ayaz Younus

  A farewell prayer/ceremony has been planned in Sydney for Ayaz Younus, a recent engineering graduate who passed away during the NSW floods in March. On...
rishabh verma

International student Rishabh Verma killed in Sydney truck collision

  The Indian community in Sydney is rallying together to raise money for the family of Rishabh Verma, an international student killed in a truck...

Australia’s Indian community pitches in for COVID relief

  Australia’s Indian community is stepping up to help COVID-ravaged India in its own way. Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) Alumni Victoria has been first off the...
Darwin 5.Indian Link

Darwin and Kakadu: Discovering Australia’s ‘Top End’

  I’ve travelled to the Northern Territory many times. It makes me feel good to be in the 'Top End' of Australia, for the chance...

Kids commemorating Anzac Day 2021

  Kids may learn about ANZAC Day in school during lessons and remembrance ceremonies, but do they truly realise the importance of this day of...
anzac biscuits recipe and story behind feeding the troops (anzac day)

Celebrating Anzac Day: Feeding the troops | Anzac biscuits

The humble but delicious Anzac biscuit is baked in history, writes KIRA SPUCYS-TAHAR
Srividya Iyer Ovarian Cancer Melbourne Australia

“Never thought I’d hear that C word”: Srividya battles ovarian cancer

  In a matter of four weeks, the fundraising campaign that Srividya and her husband Ravi created to pay for her ovarian cancer treatment emerged...

$6.25M grant for an Indian aged care facility in NSW

  Multicultural NSW is seeking expressions of interest for an aged care facility in the state’s Indian community. It has earmarked $6,250,000 to support the construction...
marion st and wigram st in harris park, sydney

Vishal Jood faces court for alleged ‘hate crimes’ in Harris Park

  An Indian national appeared in court on Saturday 17 April after being arrested over a series of alleged gang attacks at Harris Park in...
dipen mandaliya and rose wimbush

WATCH: Which IPL team do ‘SCG couple’ Dipen and Rose support?

  When cricket lovers Dipen Mandaliya and Rose Wimbush got engaged at the SCG last year, their proposal went viral on social media. It amused...

Truckie Mohinder Singh gets 22 years for killing Vic cops

  Truck driver Mohinder Singh, 48, will spend 22 years in prison for killing four Victorian police officers. The deadly crash occurred Eastern Freeway crash last...
Bihu Dance by Barnali Sarma.

Rongali Bihu in Melbourne

  As COVID slowly loosens its grip on Melburnians, Australian people of Assamese origin, living in and around Melbourne gathered to ring in the Assamese...
manjula rao

Manjula Rao, empowering India’s girls with self-defense classes

  Trigger warning: sexual assault The 2012 Nirbhaya rape case in Delhi shook the world with its brutality and callousness of its perpetrators. News of such...

The Aussie links to Saint Teresa

The Australian Missionaries of Charity are joyously celebrating Mother Teresa’s canonisation. KIRA SPUCYS-TAHAR reports
SonyaKkilkenny MP at Shiva Vishnu Temple in carrums down

Vic Govt provides $500K for upgrades at Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple

  The Shiva Vishnu Temple at Carrum Downs will have a new multipurpose hall, thanks to funding by the Victorian Government. The redevelopment is receiving $500,000...
aishwarya ashwath

Death of seven-year-old Aishwarya Ashwath raises questions of hospital negligence

  Seven-year-old Aishwarya Ashwath died this past weekend at Perth Children’s House after running a fever. She is believed to have waited two hours before receiving...

Man convicted of trafficking wife and baby to India

The Australian Federal Police charged a 29-year-old man from Lidcombe with human exit trafficking in January this year. The man was sentenced to 21...
kulwinder singh

Kulwinder Singh found not guilty of murdering wife Parwinder Kaur in 2013

Following his first trial in 2019 which ended in a hung jury, Sydney’s Kulwinder Singh faced a second trial where he was found not...
Australian Indian Community Centre inauguration

Melbourne’s new Indian community centre

  When Vasan Srinivasan pottered around at Melbourne’s new Indian community centre at Rowville on the weekend, he observed compatriots stop in their cars to...
pandit jatinkumar bhatt

Pt Jatinkumar Bhatt’s Holi message 2021

  Trust Pandit Jatinkumar Bhatt to bring this to our attention: that the date of ease of restrictions in NSW, 29 March, coincides with the...

Why we need a festival like Holi

Let go and have some fun, writes RAJNI ANAND LUTHRA. Happy Holi!
ayaz younus

NSW floods claim first victim: Ayaz Younus

  The South Asian community is devastated after the gripping news of Ayaz Younus losing his life in the Sydney floods was reported in the...

Easter breakfast: Hot cross buns and truffles

Containing sugar, spice and all things nice; try these delicious Easter recipes!

How to get Dine and Discover vouchers, NSW

  Millions of NSW residents will now be able to take advantage of the State Government’s much anticipated Dine & Discover NSW program, thanks to...
Dr Jagan Mazumdar (left) and Mr Siva Selvakulalingam (right).

Adelaide’s Indian community mourns the loss of veterans Jagan Mazumdar and Siva Selvakulalingam

  South Australia’s Indian and Sri Lankan communities lost two prominent leaders in the space of three weeks - Dr Jagan Mazumdar and Mr Siva...
Raman Bhalla, President of SIPBN Inc. Sydney business platform

SIPBN Inc: Sydney’s newest business networking platform

  One of the consequences of COVID-19 has been a rethink of the way we live and work. International travel may have come to a...
harris park diwali mela 2019

A ‘Little India’ in Harris Park

  The City of Parramatta Council is currently consulting with the community on a proposal about rebranding Harris Park as 'Little India'. Many already consider the...
Harinder Kaur Harman Foundation blacktown

Harinder Kaur is Blacktown City’s 2021 Woman of the Year

  Sydney-based Harinder Kaur was named 2021 Woman of the Year at the Blacktown City Council’s International Women’s Day breakfast on Monday, March 8. She...


Ep 9: What do young Indians want from love?

Growing up in Indian culture, most of us know that love has never been as popular as marriage. Even in the movies, the main...

Ep 8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s...

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

  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...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Things to remember this Mother’s Day

  This year on Mother’s Day, some of us may be able to give mum a hug in person - a gesture we will never...

Celebrity fundraiser aims to raise $1M for COVID relief in India

  A fundraiser hosted by Lara Dutta and Shayamal Vallabhjee is hoping to raise $1 million for COVID crisis relief in India. Across two hours, prominent...
may shows

6 Indian shows and movies to watch in May 2021

  Lava Ka Dhaava (Netflix) Were you a fan of Takeshi’s Castle? Javed Jaffrey is back with his hilarious commentary on Lava Ka Dhaava, a Hindi...