Category: Australia

27,419 to become Australian citizens on A-Day 2020

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 25 January 2020: More than 27,000 people will mark this Australia Day by becoming Australian citizens – the largest-ever number to make the pledge on 26 January. Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services, and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge congratulated the tens of thousands who […]

Alan Tudge praises & thanks multicultural communities for supporting bushfire-ravaged communities

Photo: @AlanTudgeMP By SAT News Desk SYDNEY, 21 January 2020: The federal government has thanked the multicultural communities for providing the much-needed supplies and support to bushfire-ravaged communities this summer. Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services, and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge met with about 50 community leaders in Sydney […]

Climate activists target Siemens in Mackay Adani protest

Photo: Frontline Action on Coal By SAT News Desk Mackay, Queensland, 16 January: Siemens’ Mackay office has been disrupted this morning by protestors staging the hammering of the earth’s coffin by Siemens’ CEO, Joe Kaeser. This comes after Siemens’ confirmation of its decision to work on rail signaling infrastructure for […]

Australia to return Indian artifacts during PM’s India visit in Jan. 2020

Photos: Press Office of the Australian PM By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 27 November: The Australian Government will return three culturally significant artifacts during the Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s visit to India in January 2020. The artifacts, which were held by the National Gallery of Australia (Gallery), were purchased in […]

In a rebuff to big media outlets, the Fair Work Commission rules digital journalists also covered by Award benefits

Photo: MEAA By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 21 November: In a landmark verdict on 20 November 2019 the Fair Work Commission ruled digital journalists will be entitled to penalty rates, overtime and other key conditions, which print journalists access from the Journalists Published Media Award, the benchmark award in the published […]