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Inauguration of Samvedna Disability Resource Centre in Uttarakhand

Our Economic Counsellor, Dr Timothy Kendall inaugurated the Samvedna Disability Resource Centre in Dhana, Thatyur village in Uttarakhand. The centre provides early disability assessment and occupational and physio therapies to people from surrounding locations.

Our Direct Aid Program also supported the establishment of the centre and construction of a disability inclusive playground. Designed at the University of Melbourne, this playground will promote inclusivity among children and improve their participation and acceptance.

Foreign Minister, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, launches Indo-Pacific Health Security Initiative

Foreign Minister, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, has launched Australian Government’s Indo-Pacific Health Security Initiative to combat the challenges of existing and emerging infectious diseases for Australia and our region. An investment of $300 million over five years will support efforts to prevent and contain disease outbreaks that have the potential to cause large scale economic impacts on a national, regional or global scale.

Festival spirit lifts Queen's Baton in India

From the world’s greatest monument of love, the Taj Mahal, to the foothills of the Himalayas and the Ganges’ holy city of Haridwar, the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) brought out the kindness, spontaneity and exuberance that makes India a one-of-a-kind nation in the Commonwealth. The baton arrived in Delhi on 3 October. Deepa Malik was the first Indian to hold the baton, which travelled to several cities before leaving from India on October 8.  Check out its India journey here.

More Australian students to head to India in 2018 as part of New Colombo Plan

More Australian students will head to India in 2018 as the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan continues to supports young Australians to live, study and undertake work placements in the Indo-Pacific. More than 1500 students from 29 universities will take part in health, nursing, education, sustainable development, engineering, renewable energy and social enterprise projects, helping them to learn more about the people and culture of India.

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