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Saleem Habibullah: Burmese community leader interview

Saleem Habibullah: Burmese community leader interview

The role of community leaders in Australian multicultural communities is vital. They assist in helping communities come together and share their culture, whilst learning about a life in a different country.  Check out our chat with Saleem Habibullah, a...

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Suburb Profile: Dandenong, VICTORIA.

Suburb Profile: Dandenong, VICTORIA.

Council: City of Greater Dandenong   Kms from the CBD: 30km   Population: 29,906   Top languages spoken other than English:   Hazaraghi 2,359 Dari 1,926 Albanian 1,516 Tamil 1,384 Punjabi 1,211   If you’re yet to visit Melbourne’s diverse...

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Chef Profile: Poh Ling Yeow

Chef Profile: Poh Ling Yeow

Many of us know Poh Ling Yeow as the loveable runner up of the first season of MasterChef in 2009. Her bubbly personality and knack for turning basic ingredients into masterpieces made her a popular personality who‘s still thriving in Australia’s cooking scene today....

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A Snapshot of SA

A Snapshot of SA

This year, LOTE is expanding and opening a South Australian Office. We are pleased that we will now be able to service our South Australian clients more directly, whilst exploring what the state has to offer. South Australia is home to a vibrant multicultural...

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Sudhir Shakya – Nepali community leader interview

Sudhir Shakya – Nepali community leader interview

The role of community leaders in Australian multicultural communities is vital. They assist in helping communities come together and share their culture, whilst learning about a life in a different country.  Check out our chat with Sudhir Shakya, a Nepalese community...

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Where to find the best gelato in your city

Where to find the best gelato in your city

Whether you’re a fruity fan or prefer a creamy creation, there’s no doubt that gelato is a delicious summer (or any time of year) treat. What most people don’t know is that gelato dates back thousands of years, and the concept of eating frozen desserts has spanned...

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4 smart ways to spend your leftover budget

4 smart ways to spend your leftover budget

The year is nearly over, and it’s usually around now that we all scratch our heads and ask what to do with the leftover budget up our sleeves. Sometimes that leftover budget is used flippantly, so why not spend it on broadening your audience or getting your message to...

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Benefits of Animation for Multicultural Campaigns

Benefits of Animation for Multicultural Campaigns

Any message can be delivered, but no matter how important, exciting or relevant your message is, an audience will only take action if it’s delivered effectively. That’s where animation comes in. Animations are everywhere online. They’re on websites, social media and...

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Coffee Culture Around the World

Coffee Culture Around the World

From the famous Italian espresso to the Japanese coffee in a can, let’s see how our favourite wakeup drink is served around the world. Ethiopia The birthplace of coffee is often debated, but most sources point to Ethiopia. In Ethiopia, buna (coffee) is a way of life...

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The Importance of Colour Choice In Multicultural Marketing

The Importance of Colour Choice In Multicultural Marketing

In different cultures around the world, colours evoke emotions and symbolise events. They can have both positive and negative associations and when communicating with CALD audiences, it’s important that we consider what these associations are. For example, red...

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NAATI announces changes to the testing process

NAATI announces changes to the testing process

NAATI, Australia's standard body for translators and interpreters offers national accreditation through testing. NAATI accreditation recognises translators and interpreters as able to work to professional standards required by the T&I industry. In the past, NAATI...

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