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Three charged over Australian Islamic College $3m fraud

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A teacher at the Australian Islamic College Australian Islamic College founder Abdallah Magar and two of his principals have been charged with fraud in relation to $3 million of Government funding. The Major Fraud Squad laid the charges after an 18-month investigation into offences alleged to have occurred in relation to the management of the AIC schools in Thornlie, Kewdale and Dianella. It is alleged... 

Outsourcing may cost Australia 1 million jobs

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THE service sector is at risk of losing more than one million jobs during the next two decades as a result of big business outsourcing work overseas, a union report predicts. One in 10 service jobs could be sent offshore, the report prepared for the Service Unions of Australia reveals today. The service sector accounts for four out of five jobs and 80 per cent of economic activity in Australia and... 

Schools boss denies 'dad' and 'mum' ban

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Department of Education and Training director-general Michael Coutts-Trotter. Schools will not move to stop using words like mum and dad, or girlfriend and boyfriend, the New South Wales Education Department says, despite reports that public schools are under pressure to provide gay-friendly environments.Changes to terminology, such as using the word “partner” to cover heterosexual relationships,... 

Immigration lends foreign flavour to Aussie lifestyle

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Suburban multicultural hubs are on the rise, with overseas-born residents accounting for more than 50 per cent of the population in some suburbs. An analysis of Census statistics by RP Data research director Tim Lawless has found Robertson, in Brisbane’s south, is home to the highest proportion of overseas-born residents, with migrants comprising 58 per cent of its population. Mr Lawless said... 

Pro-Tibetan demonstrations held in Melbourne outside Chinese consulate

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PRO-Tibetan demonstrators hurled eggs and water bottles at China’s consulate in Melbourne today in protest against China’s rule. More than 100 Tibetans and their supporters began demonstrating outside the consulate, in leafy Toorak in Melbourne’s east, at 10am (AEDT), following a similar event outside Chinese consular offices in Sydney yesterday. What began as a peaceful affair turned... 

Muslim cleric blames drought on faithless Aussies

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A leading Muslim cleric has blamed the devastating drought, climate change and pollution on Australians’ lack of faith in Allah. Radical sheik Mohammed Omran told followers at his Brunswick mosque that out-of-control secular scientific values had caused environmental disaster. “The fear of Allah is not there. So we have now a polluted earth, a polluted water, a wasteland,” he told a meeting... 

Thousands march against racism in Australia

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Protesters are even calling the Australian flag a “Symbol of Racism” Thousands of migrants and green communists in Sydney and Newcastle have rallied against racism after a week of violence on and near Sydney’s beaches. About 2,000 people have marched through the streets of Sydney’s central business district calling for racial harmony and understanding. The march has been organised... 
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