Give Mum A Treat On her Special Day

Give Mum A Treat On her Special Day

Sunday 13 May is the day to celebrate and appreciate the work of mothers.
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  • Proud To Belong To Our Many Cultures

    18:30' 05-03-2018

    Proud To Belong To Our Many Cultures

    The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) is excited to announce Cultural Diversity Week 2018, a program of events from 17-25 March reflecting this years theme, “Proud to belong”.

  • Celebrating Thai Culture and Food

    19:26' 20-02-2018

    Celebrating Thai Culture and Food

    Songkran, the Thai New Year festival will be celebrated as always on 13 April, but a month ahead of Songkran the Melbourne Thai community will celebrate another major annual event.

  • Where To Go For Lunar New Year

    23:12' 08-02-2018

    Where To Go For Lunar New Year

    This weekend we see the Year of the Fire Rooster come to an end, and the Year of the Earth Dog begins.

  • Year of the Earth Dog

    01:08' 24-01-2018

    Year of the Earth Dog

    On Thursday 15 February, the year of the Fire Rooster ends. The next day begins the year of the Earth Dog, which will end on February 4, 2019. The Year of the Dog is the eleventh year of the Asian 12-year cycle. The last Dog year was 2006 and the next will be 2030.

  • Looking Back Over Last Year

    19:22' 11-01-2018

    Looking Back Over Last Year

    Australia had its third warmest year on record.

  • Christmas Traditions In Other Countries

    18:56' 07-12-2017

    Christmas Traditions In Other Countries

    Christmas in Australia falls in summer, so it is often celebrated by an outdoor barbecue, maybe at the beach or in a park. However, every country has its own special feature to add to the traditional Christmas practice.

  • Ten Year Ban Avoided For Visa Mistakes

    19:06' 06-12-2017

    Ten Year Ban Avoided For Visa Mistakes

    Amendments to Migration Legislation Regulations, introduced last month by the Federal Government, could have produced major problems for migrants applying for an Australian visa.

  • Working Migrants Still Cheated On Wages

    15:12' 22-11-2017

    Working Migrants Still Cheated On Wages

    Two years ago, a report by the ABC news program Four Corners led to enquiries by the Fair Work Ombudsman into illegal work practices by businesses employing workers on tourist visas.

  • Practicing Tolerance Begins At Home

    19:28' 13-11-2017

    Practicing Tolerance Begins At Home

    Each year, 16 November is celebrated as the UN International Day for Tolerance.

  • Citizenship Changes Dumped By Senate

    14:03' 26-10-2017

    Citizenship Changes Dumped By Senate

    A bill containing controversial changes to Australias citizenship requirements, proposed by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton in April, have failed to pass the Senate. This leaves Australias citizenship requirements unchanged for the moment.

  • Lifeline Seeks Help From Chinese Language Speakers

    19:29' 16-10-2017

    Lifeline Seeks Help From Chinese Language Speakers

    Lifeline, the national charity helpline which offers round the clock crisis support, is calling on Chinese-speaking Australians to help the service understand the diverse crisis support needs of the community.

  • Enjoying Childhood In Children's Week

    19:25' 11-10-2017

    Enjoying Childhood In Children's Week

    Childrens Week is an annual event celebrated all over Australia, held around the fourth Wednesday in October. This year it will run from Saturday 21 October to Sunday 29 October.

  • Mid-Autumn Has The Brightest Moon

    19:47' 14-09-2017

    Mid-Autumn Has The Brightest Moon

    It is spring in Australia, but in Asia people are about to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, or Harvest Moon, on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Asian calendar. In 2017 this takes place on Wednesday October 4th.

  • Migrants Might Have To Wait Longer For Pension

    19:21' 31-08-2017

    Migrants Might Have To Wait Longer For Pension

    A proposed change to Australian pension entitlement laws may mean some migrants will have to wait up to 15 years before qualifying for aged or disability pensions.

  • Australian Companies Profit From Local Chinese Shoppers

    19:14' 31-08-2017

    Australian Companies Profit From Local Chinese Shoppers

    Chinese students, and other Chinese living in Australia, are helping local business by shopping for customers back home in China.

  • 457 Visa Has Little Effect On Local Jobs

    14:08' 14-08-2017

    457 Visa Has Little Effect On Local Jobs

    In April this year, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the government would abolish the 457 Temporary Work visa, so Australian workers would have “priority for Australian jobs”.

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