Category: Community

Art sparks joy for elderly in lockdown: 9 by 5 Exhibition at Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong

Photo- Greater Dandenong Council By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 4 January 2021: Residents from five aged care facilities channeled their inner artist during the lockdown, with art packs gifted to the centers as part of the City of Greater Dandenong’s 9 by 5 Exhibition. Mayor Angela Long said the packs […]

New FIAV leadership takes office

Sury Prakash Soni & Gurucharan Singh Gandhok. Photos: FIAV By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 6 January 2021: The new leadership of the Federation of Indian Associations of Australia (FIAV) has taken office. A media release emailed to SAT on Jan 5, 2021, says the following were elected by the FIAV […]

75 big celebration events planned in Victoria to mark India’s 75th Independence Day in 2021

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 9 November 2020: The Indian government has decided to celebrate India’s 75th Independence Day in 2021 in Australia in a big way. Plans are being sketched out and communities across Australia in all states are likely to be involved. This information came out during a community […]

Wyndham virtual Diwali festival 2020 spread cultural cohesion & tolerance

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE: The Festival of Lights known as Diwali or Deepavali is an important festival celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. The festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance. During the festival, those celebrating illuminate their […]

Monash becomes first foreign university to have a physical campus in Indonesia

By SAT Newsdesk MELBOURNE, 30 November 2020: Monash University’s Indonesia campus is an official legal entity in Indonesia and has been granted a licence to operate by the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture, a significant milestone in establishing the country’s first-ever international, foreign-owned university. Yayasan Monash University Indonesia, known […]