Category: Community

VMC: Racism against people of Chinese heritage related to Coronavirus unacceptable

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 31 January 2020: The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) has expressed grave concern over “the emergence of racism overseas, and now here in Australia, in response to the Coronavirus”. In a strongly-worded statement received by South Asia Times (SAT) by email, the VMC says, “It is […]

15 Dosa Hut franchises donate $ 23,279 for bushfire relief

Photo:SAT/NN By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 27 JANUARY 2020: Fifteen Dosa Hut franchises here have donated $ 23,279 for victims of the recent bushfires in Australia to the Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund. The cheque was today handed over today at a glittering function at the Dosa Hut, Wantirna to John […]

Victoria Police fights cybercrime

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 13 December: Cybercrimes are rising all over the world as more and more people are connected online. Australia is no exception. Internet, computers, smartphones, iPad and many similar devices are essentials of our life. Suspicious emails, identity theft, online fraud, etc. are common to hear. Senior […]

Ten volunteers from the ‘Officer Sikh Gurudwara’ honoured with the 2019 Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards

Awardees and their families at the Government House. Photo: Supplied. By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 1 December: Ten volunteers from the Sikh temple in Officer are now proud Volunteer Champions. These Volunteer Champions from the Siri Guru Nanak Darbar (SGND)- the Officer Sikh Gurudwara, Officer are among the 57 recipients […]

FIA Diwali Lights Competition 2019 prize distribution at the Parliament House

Photos: SAT/NN. FIA Diwali Lights Competition 2019 prize distribution at the Parliament House By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 15 November: This is for the third consecutive year the FIA Diwali Lights Competition lighted up many homes in Victoria. Spread out into all suburbs, the competition, held each year during the festive […]