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New streamlined student visas to build up Australian education

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…

Migration book launched

Ricky Sawi, author of a newly released book Living the Immigrant Dream, is helping the Filipino Migrant Catholic Chaplaincy by donating 50 percent of the book sales…

Stop exploitation of migrant workers

Migrante  Australia has commenced a nationwide campaign for justice for disadvantaged 457 visa workers. Spokesperson for Migrante in WA, Ms Carmelita Baltazar, said that over…

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,”…

New hope for skilled migrants

New hope for skilled migrants

By LITA MAHLE Australia’s new Prime Minister, Julia Gillard said that the major reform to…

Filipino workers take part in Melbourne’s Southern Star ferris wheel

Filipino workers take part in Melbourne’s Southern Star ferris wheel

By ALICE GREGORIO-NICOLAS Twenty-five out of 35 Filipino workers employed by Alfasi, a Melbourne based…

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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…

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…

Giving it up

If there is one thing that is very hard for you to give up, what would that be? Perhaps a hobby?…

Working in the vineyard

Working in the vineyard

For us who journey with the Lord, we experience great joy, intangible rewards, spiritual delights, heavenly consolations, charisms, visions, healing miracles, freedom to serve and wisdom to avoid sin. There…

A believer in doubt

Dear Fr. Loi, I’m very confused about my stand on some issues. I’m a Catholic, and proud to be one. In as much as I want to take the same…

An invitation from the Filipino Chaplaincy of Melbourne this Holy Week

Hello everyone, I am inviting you all to join the activities listed below which is initiated by the office of the Filipino Chapliancy of Melbourne. I hope you can join…

Coming out of the closet

DEAR FR LOI Fr. Loi Viovicente  Dear Father Loi, I come from a very religious Filipino family who migrated here in Australia. I noticed that Australia is more open to…

Editorial View all

The flavours of Filipino culture

The flavours of Filipino culture

Mangan. Kaon. Kain. Eat. For every Fiesta or grand celebration, we Filipinos find every good reason…

A hug for our Lolo’s and Lola’s

Quash apathy at its roots

Vote wisely

Different opinions, similar goal

Lifestyle View all

Victorian Int’l Education Awards open for 2014

Victorian Int’l Education Awards open for 2014

The Victorian Coalition Government opened nominations for the prestigious Victorian International Education Awards 2014, announcing new…

PAMA Victoria raises $10,000

VIRWC’s Mosaic Festival draws multicultural attendance

All in the family

The woman who is a mother