Category: Community

NEWS ANALYSIS: Diversity in political representation in Australia a far cry

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 18 September: Labor’s Kristina Keneally moving to the safe Labor seat of Fowler, at the cost of Vietnamese origin lawyer Tu Le, in Australia’s most multicultural Federal seat, has opened a can of worms, that’s too revealing. Victoria has only one Indian-origin MP, Labor’s Kaushaliya Vaghela, […]

Indian impersonating as AFP officer hoodwinks international student taking away $38,000 cash

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 14 September: Investigators have been told a 27-year-old woman, an international student, was contacted by an ‘Indian appearance’ man claiming to be from Australian Federal Police on 16 August and hoodwinked into handing over $ 38,000 cash. Police are investigating the case. Detective Senior Constable […]

Sanya Verma gets VCE Premier’s Award for Hindi 2020

Sanya Verma (Right). Photo-Supplied. By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 9 September 2021: Sanya Verma, last month was awarded the VCE Premier’s Award for Hindi 2020, for the year 12 level. Sanya passed out her VCE from the St Margaret’s School, Berwick, and studied Hindi at the Victorian School of Languages […]

Lisa Singh to take over as Director of the Australia India Institute

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 30 August 2021: Lisa Singh, former Australian Senator and first female MP of South Asian descent is the new Director of the Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne. Lisa Singh is the Deputy Chair of the Australia India Council and also sits on the advisory committees […]

Siri Guru Nanak Darbar temple launches campaign to motivate people to get vaccinated

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 30 August 2021: The Siri Guru Nanak Durbar Sikh Temple, Officer has launched a community campaign to motivate the community to get vaccinated to fight the COVID-19 virus pandemic. To promote this cause an online discussion was done through Zoon on 28 August 2021. The […]