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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Govt calls for EOI on women’s hubs; info session on 19 March

The NSW Government has called for Expressions of Interest from organisations wishing to put forward proposals for the establishment of culturally diverse women’s hubs...

Daniel Mookhey replaces Steve Whan in NSW parliament

Daniel Mookhey from the Labor Party has been elected to the Parliament of New South Wales. The announcement was made by Harish Velji. Born in...

Will ‘Indians’ vote for ‘Indian’ candidates in NSW elections?

As NSW goes to elections in March the issue of diversity in parliament has resurfaced again. The elections, which will determine the members of...

Penrith to get its first Muslim community centre

Some residents of Penrith are opposing the centre, but Muslim community leaders say the building is needed as the population is expected to grow...

Opal rollout complete

I’m pleased to report that the rollout of the Opal electronic ticketing system is now complete – ahead of schedule - and live on...

Baird, Modi meet privately before Sydney Community Reception

 NSW Premier Mike Baird last night met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a reception held for the Indian community of Australia in...

Building a new hospital for Sydney

This week I visited the construction site of Sydney’s newest hospital with NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner. Mrs Skinner and I announced Australia’s leading healthcare...

Measures on alcohol-fuelled violence working

My team has been working hard to address the issue of alcohol-fuelled violence following a series of fatal and horrific incidents last summer. The...

Community unity projects to receive funding boost

We have announced a $200,000 increase in funding for initiatives that promote cultural harmony and social cohesion in New South Wales. The new Multicultural NSW...

Labor Party awards McKell to Balaji Venkatarangan

The Labor Party bestowed the coveted McKell Award on Balaji Venkatarangan of the Australian Indian community. Balaji Venkatarangan has been a grass roots Labor...
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