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"I create a database for the bride and the groom," says Mr Mankodi.
"Which only has the basic information as to the names and contact details of, age, height, their dietary requirements, because we do have families who are strictly vegetarian and they may want to have a match who is vegetarian in their diet, things like that." "So I put everything on the database and I send that information regularly to the members of that group and they can come back to me and say, yes I'm interested in A, B, C or...
Sharon Delmage is the Chair of Communication and Media studies at Murdoch University in Western Australia.
Previous research suggests that intermarriage is likely to increase the longer any migrant group is in Australia.
Ms Delmage says the practice of online dating or matchmaking has evolved and adapted to meet the needs of specific ethnic groups.
"There are some studies that would look specifically at particular sites,” Delmage explains.
We do say to people, 'do you know this person or do you know of them?
'” “Have you actually sat down one on one and had a chat to them? “Because if you haven't actually sat down with them one on one and had a cup of tea or a drink or a meal or whatever, then you don't really know them.