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The pandemic & its toll on senior members of the community

Sitting in his rented North Melbourne home, Guruswamy Perumal, 83, can almost taste his own sadness these past many months. If the pandemic was...

Federal Greens candidate for Holt, Sujit Mathew’s aspirations

Sujit Mathew’s political dream is idealistic in nature. He is all for climate change, the environment, very much in sync with the need of...

$2.5 mn for community programs to remove barriers to vaccination

Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence today announced $2.5 million for community programs that remove practical barriers to vaccination and support increased vaccine uptake...

New resources to help tackle prejudice motivated crime

Victoria Police is bolstering efforts to tackle hate and prejudice motivated crime with new resources launched recently. A new animation and poster are available in...

Indian mela back with a bang at Queen Vic Market this weekend

From Bollywood dance to bhangra to live solo singing, Diwali Mela at Queen Vic Market this November is back with a bang, bringing you...

Urgent legal support for Afghan communities

Refugees in Victoria will be offered free legal assistance through an Andrews Labor Government funding boost that will support 1,500 people, including new arrivals...

After a facelift, Diwali with pomp at Melbourne’s oldest Hindu temple

The Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple, the largest granite temple in the Southern Hemisphere, is holding a seven-day festival featuring a spectacular Light up for Deepavali...

‘Exclude Swastika from the remit of the Nazi symbol ban’

In September, the Victorian government announced it will become the first state or territory in Australia to make the public display of Nazi symbols...

Last minute Diwali gift ideas to send to your family overseas

Diwali is fast approaching, and with travel restrictions still in place, many Indians in Australia will be spending the holiday away from their loved...

As Kamban Kazhagam turns 15, a young member pens her reflections

To think that this year marks the 15th anniversary of Kamban Kazhagam Australia baffles me.  Having had the honour and blessing to have been...