News In Brief   15 August

News In Brief 15 August

The Victorian International Student Council is a new membership-based body for Victorian international students. Its aim is to bring together international students and staff members engaged in international student services from Universities, TAFE, VET and Schools under one roof.
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  • Urban Life 48

    15:17' 13-08-2018

    Urban Life 48

    Chinese Valentines Day Festival: Birrarung Marr, Batman Ave, Melbourne. Fri 17 August 3pm-11pm & Sat 18 August 11am-11pm. Free event. Multicultural festival celebrating love and fun...

  • Over Half Of Migrants Own Their Homes

    19:10' 07-08-2018

    Over Half Of Migrants Own Their Homes

    Over half of permanent migrants aged 15 years and over (54%) were buying or owned their own home, according to 2016 Census figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

  • Farmers Need Urgent Help In Drought Crisis

    19:01' 07-08-2018

    Farmers Need Urgent Help In Drought Crisis

    Charity organisation Australian Red Cross has launched the Disaster Relief and Recovery Appeal, to help Australian farmers and communities living in severely drought-affected regions.

  • Commissioner Openly Calls Out Racists

    18:56' 07-08-2018

    Commissioner Openly Calls Out Racists

    Outgoing Race Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane has frankly accused government ministers of “mixing race with politics”, promoting division in society for political gain.

  • Australian Population Reaches 25 Million

    18:45' 07-08-2018

    Australian Population Reaches 25 Million

    According to the “Population Clock” recorded by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Australias population reached 25 million people just after 11pm on Tuesday 7 August, after growing by 1.6% throughout 2017.

  • Voices Raised By Chinese Women Too

    19:18' 06-08-2018

    Voices Raised By Chinese Women Too

    The #MeToo movement, raising accusations of sexual misconduct by men in positions of power, has become a significant voice for Chinese women.

  • City's History Honoured On Melbourne Day

    18:51' 06-08-2018

    City's History Honoured On Melbourne Day

    On Thursday 30 August, everyone is invited to celebrate the birth of the City of Melbourne at a day-long free event at Enterprize Park, on the Corner of William and Flinders Street in the city.

  • Chinese Navy Will Join In War Games

    18:48' 06-08-2018

    Chinese Navy Will Join In War Games

    A Chinese warship will soon join Australian and US forces in military exercises off Darwin, despite ongoing tensions in the disputed South China Sea.

  • Household Incomes Stalled For Ten Years

    19:07' 01-08-2018

    Household Incomes Stalled For Ten Years

    According to recent data from the Melbourne Institute, there has been no significant rise in the income of the typical Australian household since 2009.

  • My Health Record Incites Privacy Fever

    18:27' 01-08-2018

    My Health Record Incites Privacy Fever

    Since the government began uploading all Australian health records into the My Health Record (MHR) database several weeks ago, there has been a great deal of debate about the security of our intimate medical information.

  • New Recycling Plan Needed For The Future

    17:51' 31-07-2018

    New Recycling Plan Needed For The Future

    The State Government has announced a $37 million package to increase the quality of recycled materials in Victoria and develop new markets for them.

  • What's On    15-29 August

    15:30' 31-07-2018

    What's On 15-29 August

    Treasures and Tastes Market at Trinity: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Cnr Union Road & Montrose Street, Surrey Hills. Sat 25 August 9am-1pm. Over 40 stalls, all indoors, free entry. Arts and crafts, food and produce, much more.

  • Talk Is In The Air For Inner West

    20:02' 30-07-2018

    Talk Is In The Air For Inner West

    Residents of suburbs in the inner west will be given the opportunity to provide input into future improvements for local air quality where they live.

  • School Road Safety Still A Priority

    19:59' 30-07-2018

    School Road Safety Still A Priority

    Now that term three is well under way, councils are reminding everyone in the community that road safety around schools remains a strong priority.

  • Organ Donors Can Save Lives

    19:55' 30-07-2018

    Organ Donors Can Save Lives

    Posters and messages urging Australians to register as organ and tissue donors will become a more common sight from this week. Organs and tissues donated at death can improve or even save the lives of people suffering from liver, kidney or other organ failures.

  • Help Wanted For Mental Health Project

    19:50' 25-07-2018

    Help Wanted For Mental Health Project

    Consumers and carers from multicultural communities are needed to join an advisory group that aims to improve mental health care for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people.

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