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Turkish man arrested after Dutch tram shooting

Dutch police have arrested a Turkish man suspected of shooting dead three people and wounding five on a tram in the city of Utrecht on Monday. 37-year-old suspect Gokmen Tanis, has been taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt.

Young women feel unsafe walking alone at night

A new report has found almost half of young Australian women do not feel safe walking home alone at night.

Agricultural roles added to skilled visa list

Australian farmers have welcomed Federal Government changes to visa rules, designed to address chronic labour shortages within the sector, but say they don't go far enough. Overseas workers with agricultural skills are now eligible for four-year visas ...

Settlement Guide: Should you build or buy your house?

While home ownership has been on the decrease in recent years, it’s still considered to be an integral part of Australian life. Whether you'll buy an established house or build a new one, property experts say both options have their advantages.

Should gender quotas be introduced in politics?

The pressure is mounting on the Coalition government to increase the number of women in its ranks after a series of resignations from high-profile women. With the number of female representatives in the Liberal Party far behind that of their Labor coun...

Three new visa categories announced

The federal government has announced three new visa categories to meet various demands of Australian migrant groups. Immigration Minister David Coleman says the new visas will help fill in the gaps that migrants have long been campaigning to be filled.

Criticism from residents and former detainees as PM visits Christmas Island

There’s been an unhappy response to Scott Morrison’s visit to the Christmas IslandDetention Centre, the first sitting Australian Prime Minister to do so. He was inspecting the immigration detention facility after the government’s announcement it would ...

Ahmadiyya community takes part in Clean Up Australia Day

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Australia participated in the annual community Cleanup Australia Day with over 900 members across 29 sites nationally taking part.

What's so special about Australia's Mardi Gras?

The annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade is the centerpiece of the entire Mardi Gras festival. And this weekend's (Saturday 2 March 2019) parade is expected to be watched by hundreds of thousands of people, all around Australia.

Security concerns raised about NSW online voting

At next month's New South Wales state election half a million people are expected to skip the queues and miss the sausage sizzle and vote online instead. But cyber security experts have raised concerns about the security of the online voting system.

Settlement Guide: How does the youth justice system work in Australia?

No parent wants to receive a call from the police saying their child has been arrested. But if it happens, it’s important to know your child's rights, including requesting the help of a lawyer.

The Evolution of Lunar New Year

The 5th of February may just be another day for most Australians but for Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean communities, it marks the beginning of a brand new year.

New report reveals climate change is accelerating

Climate change is accelerating at an alarming rate, according to a  report by the World Meteorological Organisation, which warns global temperature rises could to cross a critical threshold in the next five years.

The History of Chinatown - অস্ট্রেলিয়ায় চায়না টাউনের ইতিহাস

Chinatowns in Australia reflect a history of hope and hardship when many migrants left their homes for a new life offshore. let's explore Chinatown's changing meaning in Australia. - ১৮৫১ সালে যখন গোল্ডরাশের সূচনা হয় তখন থেকেই চীনা অভিবাসীরা অস্ট্রেলিয়ায় আসতে শুরু করে। নিজেদের মধ্...

Sunny Sonjoy on Saraswati Puja Celebration - হিন্দু ধর্মাবলম্বীরা সরস্বতী পূজা পালন করলেন

One of the main festival for Hindu community Saraswati Puja has been celebrated in Melbourne. Sunny Sonjoy from Melbourne shares his experience of the celebration. - হিন্দু  ধর্মাবলম্বীদের অন্যতম প্রধান উৎসব সরস্বতী পূজা পালিত হলো অস্ট্রেলিয়ার অন্যান্য স্থানের মত মেলবোর্নেও। শিক্ষা, চিত্রক...

Muslim community rejects judge's call to denounce verses of the Quran

Australia's peak Muslim leader says comments by a New South Wales Supreme Court Justice about the Quran are inappropriate. Justice Ray Fagan said Muslims should publicly denounce what he called “belligerent” verses of the Islamic book.

Do international uni students need stronger English language skills?

International students looking to study at Australian universities may face higher English language entry requirements after a push from Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews. He's urging the federal government to lift entry standards for people trying to o...

Could do better: Australia only 13th in the world's 20 least-corrupt nations

Australia has remained in 13th spot on Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index. The annual Index assesses levels of public sector corruption in 180 countries. While Australia hasn't dropped any places since last year, some say its fai...

Bangabandhu Council Australia's 'Boishakhi Mela' on 23 March

Boishakh is the first month of Bangla calendar. It is a solar calendar. The first day of Boishakh generally corresponds to 14 April. Bangabandhu Council Australia organizes Boishakhi Mela (Bangla New Year Festival) in Sydney Olympic Park. It’s the bigg...

Melbourne Bangla community take part in the Australia Day parade

Victorian Bangladeshi Community Foundation takes part in the Australia Day parade every year. SBS Bangla talks to the vice president of the foundation Mr Mamun Bodruddoza Polash.

More than 145,000 Rohingya children return to school in Bangladesh

More than 145,000 Rohingya refugee children living in camps in Bangladesh are now attending UNICEF-supported learning centres, as a new school year begins. UNICEF-representative to the Rohingya camps Ms Nazzina Mohsin talks with SBS Bangla.

Settlement Guide: What is Australia Day?

Australia’s national day has its roots in the country’s colonial past. It marks the day when the First Fleet of 11 British ships sailed into Port Jackson with Governor Arthur Phillip raising the British flag in Sydney Cove on 26 January, 1788. Many Ind...

Poll shows few Australians want to see more migrants arriving in their country

As the federal government and opposition grapple with their migration policies, researchers at the Australian National University have uncovered a dramatic decline in support for population growth. The ANU survey has revealed just three out of every 10...

Proposed Super changes could make young Australians $500K wealthier at retirement

Australians could retire with an extra half a million dollars in superannuation if the federal government adopts the recommendations of a major review. A landmark report says millions of Australians are being harmed by the current super system. And the...

Government cancels hundreds of visas for convicted criminals

More than 800 criminals were stripped of Australian visas in 2018, with just over 12 per cent involved in child sex offences or child exploitation. Their visas were revoked under laws that require non-citizens sentenced to 12 months or more to lose the...

Genetic marker may identify aggressive prostate cancer sooner: researchers

Australian scientists have discovered a genetic marker they say could identify whether patients with prostate cancer are likely to develop a more aggressive form of the disease which, in most cases, is untreatable. The federal government has pledged $8...

Detention centre closure follows openings

The Morrison government says immigration detention centres in Sydney and Melbourne can be closed thanks to the reduced number of boat arrivals under its policies. But refugee groups say the federal government's decision is meaningless as new detention ...

New year brings new laws

A new year means new rules and regulations. From the tampon tax to youth allowance and personal income tax, these are the new laws slated to kick in during 2019.

A controversial year in foreign affairs

It has been a tumultuous year in foreign affairs for Australia, as one of Australia's longest-serving foreign ministers resigned from the portfolio after Scott Morrison became the new prime minister.

Immigration policy a vexed area in 2018

2018 was a particularly busy year in the federal immigration portfolio. The plight of asylum seekers on Nauru was rarely out of the news, the government cast around for ideas to encourage more migrants into rural and regional areas and it caused a ruck...

Interview with Anthony Khouri OAM

Mr Anthony Khouri OAM served as Honorary Consul-General for Bangladesh in NSW for well over twenty years. He decided to take his leave of this posting recently.

Are 2018's property prices offering a clue for 2019?

Australia's obsession with property intensified in 2018 as a period of soaring price gains across most of the country started to reverse. So what's in store for 2019?

Call to protect women on temporary visas from domestic violence

Domestic-violence workers are calling for urgent changes to Australia’s migration laws to protect women on temporary visas. The workers say women living in Australia on temporary visas face additional hurdles to seeking help for family violence, includ...

The Federal Government's proposal on religious freedom

The Federal Government has unveiled plans it says would better protect religious people from discrimination. The plans have drawn a mixed reaction, ranging from support to arguments they are unnecessary to claims they could actually lead to discriminat...

Winners announced in annual SBS National Languages Competition

Five young Australian language students have been selected as the winners of the third annual SBS National Languages Competition. The winners were selected from around 4,000 entries representing 80 languages.

Encryption laws pass, but Labor's Nauru bill delayed

The last parliamentary sitting of the year in Australia has turned out chaotic but eventually led to the passage of new encryption laws. The Coalition Government has struck a deal with the Opposition, which agreed to pass the encryption laws on the con...

Scientists discovered a unique nano-scaled DNA signature - বাংলাদেশী বিজ্ঞানীর আবিষ্কার: দশ মিনিটে শনাক্ত হবে ক্যানসার

Scientists of the University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology have discovered a unique nano-scaled DNA signature that appears to be common to all cancers. One of them is Bangladeshi expatriate Abu Ali Ibn Sina....

Multicultural groups upset over changes to migrant welfare

Multicultural groups say they are shocked and disappointed by new laws which will force many migrants to wait four years before they can qualify for the dole. The Federal Opposition is facing savage criticism for backing the legislation, which cleared ...

Liberals set new policy to end 'coup culture'

The Liberal party has agreed to a new leadership policy which aims to put an end to what many see as Canberra's 'coup culture'. Under the new rule, Liberal Prime Ministers can't be subjected to a leadership spill in their first term unless two-thirds o...

How to obtain an Australian driver’s license?

Driving is an essential skill in surviving in Australia. The process and time required to obtain a driver’s license vary in each state and territory. Young novice drivers tend to need a longer period to get their license, whereas mature drivers or thos...

Malfunctioning medical implants implicated in thousands of deaths worldwide

A global investigation has found malfunctioning medical implants have been responsible for tens of thousands of deaths around the world. Experts are demanding greater testing of medical devices before they're approved for use in Australia.

Australia will formally refuse to join UN migration pact - জাতিসংঘের গ্লোবাল কম্প্যাক্ট ফর মাইগ্রেশন চুক্তিতে স্বাক্ষর করবে না অ

The Federal Government has announced it will formally refuse to sign up to a key international agreement guaranteeing safe migration between countries. Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the United Nations pact would compromise Australian interests. Bu...

Viva: What questions do you have about writing a will?

What is to happen to your assets after you die? Nearly half of Australian adults don’t have a will. This means that the jurisdiction of your state or territory may have the ultimate say on who is to receive your assets. It pays to consider some key que...

What is drug and alcohol addiction and how to get help?

In Australia, one in twenty deaths is caused by alcohol or illicit drugs. Nearly one in five adults drink at risky levels and 16 per cent of the population has tried an illicit drug in the past year.

World Prematurity Day: Interview with Kylie Pussell - ওয়ার্ল্ড প্রিম্যাচিউয়ারিটি ডে: মিরাকল বেবিস ফাউন্ডেশনের সিইও কাইলি পাস

17 November is the World Prematurity Day. Every year 27,000 Australian babies are born prematurely. Miracle Babies Foundation has been working for them. SBS Bangla talks with Kylie Pussell, the CEO & Co-founder of Miracle Babies Foundation. - ১৭ নভে...

The Three Seas

Inter-cultural music ensemble Interview with Deoashish Mothey a musician from Darjeeling in West Bengal India.  The Three Seas Music has two Bangla speaking members and other members are Australians. They’re touring Australia.

Sitara's Story: helping rural girls to change their outlook on life - সিতারা’স স্টোরি: ‘কোন কিছুই যেন শেষ না হয়’

Sitara's Story was established in 2017 with a vision to create confident women. The organisation aims to advance equity for women and girls in disadvantaged areas through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.  - আত্মহত্যা করে সাথী! পরীক্ষা ফির অবশিষ্ট টাকা...

Bangladeshi Australian selected as Mrs Bangladesh Universal 2019 - সুন্দরী প্রতিযোগিতায় বাংলাদেশের হয়ে লড়বেন অস্ট্রেলিয়ার নওরিন

Melbourne based Bangladeshi expatriate Nureen Chowdhury has been selected as Mrs Bangladesh Universal 2019 and has been invited to participate in the Mrs Universal pageant.  - ছ'বছর বয়সে অস্ট্রেলিয়া পাড়ি জমানোর পর এখনও বাংলাটা ভালোই আয়ত্তে আছে নওরিন চৌধুরীর। ভাষার পাশাপাশি পারিবারিক মূ...

Myanmar, Bangladesh reach agreement on repatriating Rohingya refugees

Displaced Rohingya Muslims are to start returning to their homeland within weeks under an agreement between officials from Myanmar and Bangladesh. Myanmar has vowed to provide an environment free from violence and persecution. But the United Nations wa...

Cricket Australia Chairman David Peever quits over Ball tampering review - ক্রিকেট অস্ট্রেলিয়া চেয়ারম্যান ডেভিড পিভারের পদত্যাগ

Australian cricket is set for a dramatic shake-up after a critical report into the culture that led to the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa and international disgrace in March. Cricket Australia chairman David Peever has resigned from his positio...