Pakistanis in Australia

By : Sohail Amjad Melbourne. Migration People from Pakistan have been in Australia since the 1860s. Many came from the southern region of Baluchistan. Some lived in central Australia, working as camel drivers, trainers and breeders, wool and water carriers, hawkers and mail carriers. ‘Afghan’ hawkers, including people from what is today Pakistan, were commonlyRead More

What is happening?

Pakistani Philanthropist Wins 2009 UN Prize for Non-Violence (via pakpositive.com) Dr Abul Sattar Edhi of the Edhi Foundation in Karachi has been awarded the 2009 United Nations Mananjeet Singh Prize for Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence in recognition of his services for his life-long efforts to ameliorate the conditions of the most disadvantaged groups inRead More

The coach’s view – with Geoff Lawson. Parts I and II

Naeem Mohammad Geoff Lawson has played a significant role in the History of Australian Cricket. As an opening bowler, he was the one regular in the Australian side throughout the 1980’s (with Allan Border being the only regular batsman), having played 46 tests and taking 180 wickets between 1980 and 1989. He came in toRead More