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How Covid has led to skill shortages in different sectors

The word doing the rounds these days is that it is increasingly difficult to find pizza deliverers around Melbourne. Sometimes, business managers are willing...

Veena Gandhi on her entrepreneurial journey in Australia

Veena Gandhi calls herself a serial entrepreneur. Perhaps not surprisingly. The Jamia Millia Islamia Delhi alumnus started her career in advertising straight after completing...

How some Indian-owned businesses are ticking in 2021

Last year, when the coronavirus reared its ugly head, no one was prepared for the surge ahead. Over the course of autumn and winter...

India travel ban: Why the controversy

When Hollywood actor Johnny Depp and his wife Amber Heard came to Australia with their two pet Yorkshire terriers in April 2015, they attracted...

How organisations in Australia are reaching out to India

As India grapples with its worst outbreak of coronavirus there has been an outpouring of support flowing from Australia. The country's worst health emergency...

Analla: Black Saturday through the lens of Indian immigrants & Hinduism

The Victorian bushfire of February 2009 is a tragedy etched in everyone’s memory. Often, it is a tragedy told from the Anglo-Saxon perspective. In...

The Katyals’ fervent plea to stay on in Australia

For Varun Katyal, gratitude and hurt feels almost identical right now. Gratitude that he has been able to live and work in Australia for...

How Shwetali Sawant is creating little India in Melbourne

After completing her Bachelors in Electronics and Communication from Nirma University in Ahmedabad and Master’s in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University in New York,...

Unapologetically transgender: Naavikaran on the contours of her life

Naavikaran has her name tattooed on her shoulder. “It is a name I gave myself,” she says. Born Shaun D’ Souza, she is not...

In the internet era, what is the future of the ethnic media?

Every Friday night, Jews in Melbourne observe the traditional Sabbath dinner, a traditional Jewish practice the world over when families get together, enjoy food...