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Australia deporting a child because of his autism?

Australia deporting a child because of his autism?

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP,: Please don’t deport my 9 year old son to a land he doesn’t know because of his autism. Maria Sevilla…

Anne’s journey to Australia as an International Nurse

Anne is a Filipino nurse who graduated from a nursing school in the Philippines and appeared for the board exam and got registered as a…

New streamlined student visas to build up Australian education

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Scott Morrison and Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne announced a bundle} of measures that would simplify student visas by…

Applicants claiming special exemption

MIGRATION DOCTOR Felix Carao The current permanent employer-sponsored visa categories accommodate unique and unusual applications…

State sponsorship under skilled migration

MIGRATION FORUM Atty. Imelda Argel  As you may be aware, a new points test took…

New Immigration Rules allocate places to best and brightest migrants

New  Immigration Rules allocate places to best and brightest migrants

Intending skilled migrants who want to come to Australia will have to ask permission to apply…

Training centre for overseas Filipino nurses inaugurated

“The greatest resource of the Philippines is its people. They are great and fantastic people,”…

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The “Y” factor – are you ok?

Colours of Life By Dina Mananquil-Delfino I like watching shows like X factor that promote talents and give them the opportunity…

Double serve

Double serve

QUEER LIFE By Ryan Perdio “Good luck with everything.” A relatively inoffensive phrase, it’s a great goodbye line one can use…

George’s Story

George’s Story

George, mid 40’s. Man of many talents and experiences, determined to make a difference in his community. George Abenoja greets friends,…

Sudden break

Sudden break

QUEER LIFE By Ryan Perdio After a quick and seemingly fleeting six months, it’s time for me to say goodbye to Tristan. And strangely, I feel quite sad to do…

David and Big Brother

QUEER LIFE By Ryan Perdio So, Big Brother, that quintessential of all reality shows, is once again back on Australian TV screens. I would be the last person in this…

A pebble is all you need to be

A pebble is all you need to be

By Asther Creo I started to attend recently a local writers group in my community. I have not been writing actively for awhile and thought this would bring back my…

Giving it up

If there is one thing that is very hard for you to give up, what would that be? Perhaps a hobby? Your status in the community? A prized possession? A relationship?…

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Filipina wins Miss Supranational Australia 2014

Filipina wins Miss Supranational Australia 2014

Yvonne Amores, a Filipina-Austrian model/TV presenter, has just been crowned Miss Supranational Australia 2014 and will represent Australia in Miss Supranational 2014 this December 2014.…

Tributes to the late Robin Williams

Philippine A-Team wins gold in Hip Hop Dance Championship

Robin Williams dead at 63

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