Category: Community

Decorative power poles spice up Little India, Dandenong

MELBOURNE: Two local emerging artists, Sohail Yamin, and Yoge Biju, have brought Indian themed and culturally inspired street art to Little India’s Foster Street in the form of decorated power poles. Photo: Greater Dandenong site Yamin’s work titled Peace and Love builds on inspiration, brightly colored motifs, symbols and slogans […]

Wives in the shadow of great men: Looking back on Pinjore Boshiya

By Shoma A Chatterji Kalyani Dutta’s Pinjare Boshiya (Sitting in a Cage) uncovers some sad and irreversible truths we need to revisit. Published in 1996 by Stree, a noted feminist publishing house in Kolkata, the book unfolds the tragedies of young women who lived a life of emotional and physical […]

Morrison pledges $2.5 m to build Victoria’s first Indian community centre

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 12 May: The Morrison Government today announced that if re-elected, the Australian Indian Community Charitable Trust will receive $2.5 million in funding to build Victoria’s first Indian Community Centre in Melbourne. The announcement made at a select gathering at the Museum India, Little India, Dandenong […]

Nirankari Mission holds Blood donation camp

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE,11 May: The Nirankari Mission today organized a blood donation camp at the Red Cross Blood Donation Center, Mt. Waverley, attended by people in large numbers. SAT was present there and the enthusiasm of volunteers and donors could massively be seen. The Red Cross staff was […]

Andrews govt. welcomes fairer long stay parent visa system

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 24 April: The Andrews Labor Government strongly welcomes Federal Labor’s pledge to introduce a fairer long stay parent visa system that will allow families to more easily reunite with parents and grandparents who are still overseas. It will not only bring more families together but […]