Tag: migrants

Indian Australians vital part of Team Australia

Dr. Yadu Singh writes in his Blog Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has rightly said recently that there is no point to migrate if people are not willing to put Australia, its interests, its values and its people first!  He further said ‘You don’t migrate to this country unless you want to join our team, calling […]

August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Salvation Army Red Shield appeal to multicultural communities

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti- Wells, gave the keynote address at the launch of The Salvation Army’s 2014 Red Shield Appeal to multicultural communities on 6th May 2014. The launch was organised by Sheba Nandkeolyar of the Multiconexions at Taaza Café, Leichhardt,  NSW.   Among the key […]

May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More

CRC of NSW urges government to back down on 18C

On behalf of the 190 ethnic communities of New South Wales, we urge the Federal Government to withdraw its Exposure Draft of the “Freedom of Speech (Repeal of Section 18C) Bill 2014” and reconsider the entire issue, says a CRC media release. Approximately 25 per cent of the people of NSW were born overseas and […]

April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Immigration at the heart of Australian story: Abbot

I’m honoured to support the Prime Minister tonight in supporting these awards and in honouring the people who have made such a contribution to the life of migrants to our country. These awards celebrate migrants’ contribution to modern Australia – a country which is utterly unimaginable without migration because except for Aboriginal people, every single […]

March 25, 2013 | 1 Comment More

IndAus I-Day celebrations

India celebrates its Independence Day on 15th August every year. It does not matter whether it is a weekday or weekend. 15th August is the day of celebration all over India and for all Indians, irrespective of where they live. It shouldn’t be different for us in Australia either. We are proud Australians, but we […]

July 26, 2012 | 1 Comment More