Private school gets $2 million in funding from government – Queensland Times

AN Ipswich private school has received $2 million from the State Government to fund its masterplanned development.

St Ann’s School in Redbank Plains, which opened this year, has received the funding for new classrooms and new multipurpose learning spaces.

The funding comes from a $100 million capital grants program for non-state schools.

“The funds provided through these grants help ease the external infrastructure costs associated with capital works projects, and it’s great to see …

Coronavirus Australia live news: Tests results expected from hundreds of potential COVID contacts – ABC News

WA Police discuss alleged hotel quarantine breach

A 53-year-old man “will be charged” according to police after he allegedly breached the state’s strict hotel quarantine laws.

“We will allege that the (person) returned to Western Australia after visiting family in Queensland yesterday afternoon, and he had not previously applied to re-enter the state,” WA Police said.

“On arrival, he complained of non- COVID related symptoms, chest pains, he was permitted entry to the state and he was …

TV Critic’s Choice for August 30 – Sydney Morning Herald

New series ★★★½Sunday (August 30), 7pm, Seven

This ingenious multicultural cook-off rights several wrongs. Firstly, it replaces the mean-spirited My Kitchen Rules with a joyous celebration of our culinary diversity. Secondly, it rescues the judges from that show and the original line-up on Ten’s MasterChef who haven’t tainted their reputations off set. And most gloriously of all, it delivers a fun alternative to the cancelled Tokyo Olympic Games, with the cheeky catch cry: “Let the …

WHAT’S ON: Things to do on the Coffs Coast – Coffs Coast Advocate

THERE’S plenty of COVID-safe events taking place on the Coffs Coast over the next week – here’s some inspiration.

Twilight Food Markets

What: This weekly food market is set to return for 2020. Diverse in multicultural cuisine, with lots of choices for the kids, the Twilight Food Markets is the perfect family-friendly affair. Bring a blanket or chair, bottle of wine or beer and kick back and relax beside the crystal clear water of Coffs …

Live From My Living Room with Gelareh Pour – Hoover Sun

Live From My Living Room is a weekly online concert series. This week we’re thrilled to bring you Gelareh Pour, live from her home in Melbourne, Australia.

Live From My Living Room is a weekly online concert series. This week we’re thrilled to bring you Gelareh Pour, live from her home in Melbourne, Australia.

This performance will stream on our Facebook and YouTube pages. Direct links to both will be posted here soon.

Gelareh Pour

News briefs from across Port Stephens: Friday, August 28 – Port Stephens Examiner

Australian authorities and agritculture groups are urging people who receive mysterious, unsolicited seeds in the mail to report it to the federal Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment immediately and have warned not to throw them in the trash. Packages of seeds have been sent to random households in the US, Europe, US and Canada in recent months and have now arrived at dozens of addresses in Australia. The packages are understood to have been…

What’s On 27 August – 3 September – Neos Kosmos

ONLINE

FREE ONLINE LECTURE COVID AND WORKING MIGRANT COMMUNITIESKos Samaras will be presenting a lecture hosted by The Greek Community of Melbourne delving into how COVID-19 has not just been lethal for many of our frail elderly but for thousands of migrant workers, exposed because of their work and lack of care.This pandemic will be remembered for many tragedies, but history will highlight one very obvious trait. The impact on migrant communities, from the cold streets …

Hungry Ghosts on SBS: Groundbreaking Australian series examines our shared cultural heritage – NEWS.com.au

The bamboo steamers were a dead giveaway.

Shawn Seet, the director of miniseries Hungry Ghosts, which started last night on SBS and goes for another three nights, knew as soon as he walked onto the set that the presence of bamboo steamers was wrong.

“I said, ‘no Asian family would have bamboo steamers there, they’d all be stainless steel!’,” Seet told news.com.au.

It’s a small detail but what viewers now see on screen is more …

WA Multicultural Association encourages lasting friendships – Have a Go News

Multicultural Youth Talent Quest 2019

Most days Perth man Franco Smargiassi gets out and about, walking in his local community area. The president of the WA Multicultural Association is always delighted when he meets people from other countries, he tells Have a Go News.

“The other day in my walk I chatted with a man originally from Punjab in India and then a lady from Durban in South Africa, whose ancestors were of French origin. …

65+ community events on in Mackay this week – Daily Mercury

LET US KNOW

The Community Diary and Weekend Planner offer free entries to not-for-profit groups, organisations, clubs and schools in the wider Mackay region.

Email details of your event, under the subject ‘Community Diary’ to heidi.petith@dailymercury.com.au

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26

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