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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...

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...

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...

What shaped Aarti Vincent’s path to comedy

In 2007, just a year old in Melbourne and relatively new, Aarti Vincent was out with a friend strolling the CBD on a 40-plus...

Sukhjeet Singh brings jubilation to Canberra’s business community

After living in Australia for 14 years now, Sukhjeet Singh draws on his experience as a businessman that also suits the different demographics of...

A peep into the journey of Australia’s ‘waste queen’ Veena Sahajwalla

She has been called Australia’s ‘waste queen’, ‘a whirlwind of ideas and energy’ and ‘a magnetic personality on a mission’. For Sydney-based Professor Veena...

India: A personal journey of an intimate stranger

Colours and faces of India, a book by David Krasnostein AM, is so organised that there is a great elegance to the presentation. As...