Category: Community

Vic. Parliament panel bats to better connect diverse families with childhood services

Photo: Parliament of Victoria, Legal and Social Issues Standing Committee – Legislative Assembly By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 20 September 2020: Early childhood (0 to 8 years old) is a crucial age when a child needs engagement and that’s possible when access to and connections with early childhood services in […]

Intaj Khan quits Council politics for the ‘next vision’

Intaj Khan (Photo supplied) By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 17 September 2020: Eight years Wyndham Councillor Intaj Khan has called it quits from Council politics. The private educationist and politician Intaj Khan who left the Labor Party some time back has always been in the mainstream and local news. This time […]

Victoria announces $ 3.5 million grants to 36 culturally diverse groups (see name of & amount each recipient gets)

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 16 September 2020: The Daniel Andrews Labor government in Victoria has announced a massive boost of $ 3.5 million infrastructure grants to 37 multicultural groups ‘to be enjoyed on the other side of this pandemic’. The massive grants announced by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs […]

Fostering resilience in daily life during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Vasan Srinivasan* MELBOURNE, 10 September: Resilience is the term used to describe a set of qualities that foster a process of successful adaptation and transformation when facing adversity. We are all born with an innate capacity for resilience. We all have it in us to display resilience. As humans, […]

Tanya Plibersek : Education cuts will impact multicultural communities

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 8 September 2020: Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Tanya Plibersek, at a virtual press conference for culturally and linguistically diverse media today said the Morrison government’s proposed plan to cut university funding will impact multicultural communities. Answering a question by South Asia Times, Tanya said, […]