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Why the lack of diversity in Australian politics

Few weeks ago, the proposed parachuting of Labor Senator Kristina Keneally into the federal seat of Fowler in New South Wales, one of Australia’s...

How Liza Pavlakos turned her life into a success story

Liza Pavlakos’s life story is the stuff films are made of. Raped and abused as a young adult, single mother at 21, kidnapped and...

A standout talent, this young cricketer has the smarts

Australia’s summer of cricket is no longer a sterile prospect with the women’s Test matches off to a start in Brisbane. Elsewhere in the...

Of an Indian prisoner of war, his Australian liberators & friendship

As a child in India, Narinder Singh Parmar remembers collecting Australian stamps from the many Christmas cards sent to his father Chint Singh from...

How dance entrepreneur Jaya Karan took on the pandemic

One of the absurdities of teaching dance is giving classes online and embracing technology, reflects Jaya Karan, a dancer, and founder of Sapphire and...

Rashida Tayabali on her debut novel & tackling stereotypes

Rashida Tayabali is a fourth generation Indian who has lived in different continents. Born in Kenya and settled in Australia now, Tayabali admits to...

An artist’s attempt at bringing out Indianness on Aussie landscape

This Diwali, Sydney-based urban designer and artist Gauri Torgalkar is bringing something unique for Sydney siders and the broader community with her Diwali Bloom...

Circular economy: Neeraj Das with Ojas Australia paves the way

When Neeraj Das, an electronics and communications engineer, came from India to Australia in 2007 on an employer-sponsored visa for a reputed company, he...

Dalit author Yashica Dutt’s crusade against caste

In 2016, Rohith Vemula, an Indian PhD scholar at the University of Hyderabad, took his own life as a result of alleged institutional casteism...

From politics to business, Neelam Rai reinvents herself

In 2018, Neelam Rai had an abrupt exit as Liberal Party candidate for the Upper House in Northern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne (more on...