Where To Go For Lunar New Year

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.
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  • 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”.

  • Visa Overstayers A Bigger Problem Than Refugees

    13:59' 03-08-2017

    Visa Overstayers A Bigger Problem Than Refugees

    People whose visas have expired are a bigger problem for Australian immigration than asylum seekers, according to a migration expert.

  • South Korean Family Forced To Leave The Country

    13:53' 02-08-2017

    South Korean Family Forced To Leave The Country

    A South Korean family of five, after living more than nine years in Glen Waverley, has been deported.

  • Diversity A High Mark In The Football Season

    17:55' 27-07-2017

    Diversity A High Mark In The Football Season

    Since 2011, the Australian Football League (AFL) has paid tribute to the multicultural diversity of the Australian community by labelling Round 19 of the football season the “Multicultural Round”.

  • Springvale Snow Fest 2017

    11:54' 17-07-2017

    Springvale Snow Fest 2017

    Come and play at Snow Fest 2017 and experience all the fun of the snow right in the heart of Springvale.

  • Census Results Show Our Changes And Diversity

    18:39' 29-06-2017

    Census Results Show Our Changes And Diversity

    The results of the latest national Census, taken last year and released by the Bureau of Statistics on 27 June, reveal Australia is a fast changing, ever-expanding, culturally diverse nation.

  • Citizenship Changes Attract Criticism

    17:03' 26-06-2017

    Citizenship Changes Attract Criticism

    Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has introduced legislation that, if passed, will bring major changes to Australias citizenship laws.

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