Thang Ngo

Thang Ngo

Thang Ngo (@thangngo) was a Fairfield Councillor (1999-2008).  He successfully lobbied for the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into Cabramatta in 2000 that helped make the suburb a safer place.  He authored a 2002 Churchill Trust Fellowship report on strategies to improve the relationship between NSW Police and ethnic communities.

These days he’s works in media by day.  Thang is currently ALC (Audio and Language Content) Strategy and Planning Manager at SBS. By night he’s a food writer (Feast Magazine, Everyday Eats) and publishes one of Australia’s most popular food blogs,  http://www.noodlies.com.  He’s a one time guest judge on Junior MasterChef, but you’re more likely to hear him muse about food on ABC and commercial radio.

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The great wall of Cabramatta

The great wall of Cabramatta

20 Jan 12 On Tuesday night, four shots were fired into the front of a Wetherill Park home. Inside a woman and her…... Read more

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From: Hasbro, go straight to gaol, do not pass go

Tim says:

They should update other things in the game too. Instead of a get out of jail free card, they should have a Dodgy Lawyer card that not only gets you out of jail straight away but also gives you a fat payout in compensation for daring to arrest you in the first place. Instead of getting a hotel when you… [read more]

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If you want a festival for older people or for families alike, get amongst the respectable punters at Bluesfest. A truly amazing festival experience to be had of ALL AGES. And all the young "festivalgoers" usually write themselves off on the first night, only to never hear from them again the rest of… [read more]

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