Category: Community

National Mental Health Month: October 1-31, 2020

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 25 September 2020: The Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) is hosting the National Mental Health Month Awareness Campaign in October this year. The aim is to reach out to and educate as many Australians as possible, “to help reduce stigma and facilitate positive and non-judgemental […]

The new Australian citizenship test: can you really test ‘values’ via multiple choice?

Alan Tudge shows the guide about Australian Values at a media conference. Photo- SAT By Alex Relly, Prof. University of Adelaide. The Morrison government has announced plans to revamp the Australian citizenship test. From November 15, there will be new test questions on “Australian values”. What does this new, “clear […]

Coronavirus exacerbates issues for women on temporary visas: Monash study

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 24 September: Recently the SBS Punjabi did a story about Indian female international students here entangled in the pandemic being harassed by men from the Indian community for dates and sex after their social media posts pleading for help. But this is not the only […]

PODCASTS: Cybercrime – Online Threats and Protection During Covid-19

Crime Stoppers Victoria explores the opportunities cybercriminals are exploiting during the current global pandemic. The podcast takes both a local and international look at the types of online criminal activity occurring and how we can best protect ourselves from becoming a victim. In part-one, Doug Witschi, Associate Director of Cybercrime […]

Surge in rental scams targeting Australians during pandemic : ACCC

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 21 September 2020: The coronavirus pandemic has been devastating for the people and the economy. People are facing many challenges including rental and accommodation scams where Australians have lost over $300,000 this year, an increase of 76 percent compared to the same time last year. […]