News In Brief

News In Brief

The State Government is launching a brand-new app, myLearners, that allows learner drivers to digitally log their driving hours.
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  • Welcoming The Year Of The Pig

    18:49' 21-01-2019

    Welcoming The Year Of The Pig

    On Monday 4 February, the Year of the Earth Dog comes to an end, and the next day the Year of the Earth Pig begins.

  • Ancient Chinese Warriors To Visit Melbourne

    17:46' 21-01-2019

    Ancient Chinese Warriors To Visit Melbourne

    Ancient Chinese culture will join contemporary art in a dual exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) later this year.

  • ChinaMakes History On The Moon

    17:44' 21-01-2019

    ChinaMakes History On The Moon

    China has successfully begun a new space age with the landing of its Change-4 lunar rover in the Von Karman crateron the dark side of the moon.

  • New App Turns Melbourne Into A Game

    17:41' 21-01-2019

    New App Turns Melbourne Into A Game

    A free mobile app now under development will transform Melbourne’s CBD and surrounding suburbsinto a giant playable game.

  • Enjoy Aussie Beaches Safely

    17:30' 21-01-2019

    Enjoy Aussie Beaches Safely

    Australia is famous for its beaches, and every summer attracts tourists and locals alike to enjoy a day in the sun with friends. However, our beaches are not free of danger, and sadly, the fun often turns to tragedy. Nearly 30 people drowned at Australian beaches in December, in accidents that could easily have been avoided.

  • K-Pop Fans An Airline Nuisance

    17:25' 21-01-2019

    K-Pop Fans An Airline Nuisance

    Fans of K-pop, Korean pop music, have created a security headache for Korean airlines.

  • Organ Donors Needed To Save Lives

    17:20' 21-01-2019

    Organ Donors Needed To Save Lives

    At any one time, there are approximately 1,400 Australians on organ transplant waiting lists. They rely on organ donors for lifesaving transplant operations.

  • Plans To Outsource Visa Processing

    17:17' 21-01-2019

    Plans To Outsource Visa Processing

    A former senior immigration official has warned that plans to outsource visa processing could undermine the integrity of the system, the Guardian reports.

  • Tortoise Genes May LeadTo Long Life

    16:42' 21-01-2019

    Tortoise Genes May LeadTo Long Life

    New research on the genes of a giant tortoise have revealed insights into the longevity and cancer resistant abilities of tortoises.

  • Migrant Skills Deserve Greater Recognition

    14:52' 21-01-2019

    Migrant Skills Deserve Greater Recognition

    The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) says Australia should find better ways to harness the skills and experience of migrants.

  • Cultural Tourism Booms In Victoria

    14:42' 21-01-2019

    Cultural Tourism Booms In Victoria

    Victoria is experiencing a boom in cultural tourism, as record numbers of international visitors come to enjoy the state’s creative and cultural offering.

  • Urban Life 55

    13:37' 21-01-2019

    Urban Life 55

    Bring your family to join in the festivities, learn more about Vietnamese culture, and indulge in delicious traditional food only found during Tet.

  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    02:08' 10-12-2018

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    Modern Asian extends our warmest thanks to our readers and advertisers for their excellent support throughout 2018.

  • What's On  12 December – 16 January

    02:45' 07-12-2018

    What's On 12 December – 16 January

    Springvale Rotary Sunday Market: Springvale Railway Station, Springvale Road, Springvale. Sun 9 Dec & Sun 13 Dec, 8am-2pm. Entry by gold coin donation. Trash & treasure, plants, clothes, tools and lots more...

  • Asian Migrants Lift Piano Sales

    02:44' 07-12-2018

    Asian Migrants Lift Piano Sales

    Musical instrument retailers report that a surge in Asian migration to Australia is boosting piano purchases.

  • Your Simple Guide To Fire Safety

    02:43' 07-12-2018

    Your Simple Guide To Fire Safety

    Fire is a major hazard in Australia, causing more than 100 fatalities and over 3,000 injuries each year. Last year there were over 1500 preventable house fires in Melbourne alone.

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