Category: The World/Australia

$500,000 Vic. assistance for quake hit Nepal

By SAT News Desk Melbourne, 28 April: Victoria has announced $ 500,000 for earthquake hit relief and recovery efforts. Premier Daniel Andrews today announced the donation which will go to the Nepal Region Earthquake Appeal established by the Australian Red Cross. Premier Daniel Andrews said, “Victorians always stand by those […]

Melbourne Indian restaurant punished for 457 breaches

By SAT News Desk Melbourne 27 January : An Indian restaurant in Melbourne has had its 457 visa sponsorship agreement cancelled and will be barred from the visa programme for five years after failing to meet a range of sponsorship obligations, including providing equivalent pay and conditions. One employee’s salary […]

Commissioning of the 48th Premier of Victoria

Melbourne: Daniel Andrews was sworn in as Victoria’s 48th Premier along with the Cabinet he says will make Victoria a fairer, stronger state. Mr Andrews and his ministry were sworn in before Governor Alex Chernov on Thursday, 4 December 2014. Tim Pallas has been anointed Treasurer, while Jill Hennessy takes […]

Faith leaders call G-20 to act on climate change

By News Desk Melbourne, 12 November : Faith leaders from across the religious spectrum have issued a joint call for G20 leaders to act on climate change, end fossil fuel subsidies and rapidly transition to a low carbon economy. Clergy and leaders from Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist and Indigenous […]

Australian skills for Indian resources and energy sector

By News Desk Melbourne, 10 November: Australia is all set to help India impart skills training to its people under the ‘Australia Future Unlimited’ program. The Australian Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane is leading the largest ever Australian #skillsdelegation to India to encourage greater collaboration between the two nations. Minister Macfarlane […]