Category: Community

Eid al-Fitr Festival-2018 at the Deakin University

Deakin University VC addressing those gathered at the 2018 Deakin University Eid al-Fitr Community Festival Part of the cultural program at the Deakin Univ Eid festival Turkish dance to mark Eid at the Deakin Eid Festival All photos: SAT/NN.

$ 17.9 m funding for 3,000 KG kids to learn non-English languages each year, information sessions starting from 25 June

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 20 June: Thousands of children will have the opportunity to learn another language while attending kindergarten, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. To kick off this initiative, Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos today encouraged parents, teachers, service managers and those in kindergarten communities […]

Tree plantation drive in Little India, parking fee cut from July 1

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 5 June: Little India, Foster Street will soon be greener with a Tree plantation drive scheduled to take place on Sunday 17th and 24th June and Sunday 1st and 8th July. “15 new street trees will be planted between Thomas Street and the station. While the […]

Jill Hennessey opens state of the art Eastern Health’s Breast & Cancer Centre

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 21 MAY: A big boost to health services in Melbourne’s east took place on today with the official opening of the Eastern Health’s new Breast and Cancer Centre. Based at Maroondah Hospital in Ringwood East, the building was officially opened by Victorian Minister for Health […]

Indian Cultural Precinct work takes off with a splash of colour

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 21 April: One key location among the three chosen for injection of color and vibrancy on the streets of Little India, Dandenong has taken off. Two artists Rowena Martinich and Geoffrey Carran have started creating a beautiful colorful mural on the wall just adjacent to […]