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Anne’s journey to Australia as an International Nurse

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…

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…

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,”…

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…

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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

By Rayan Perdio After a quick and seemingly fleeting six months, it’s time for me to say goodbye to Tristan. And…

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 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?…

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…

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The ugly side of beauty

The ugly side of beauty

We, Filipinos are beauty pageant-crazed! From the time a young girl recognises beauty, she could be…

The flavours of Filipino culture

A hug for our Lolo’s and Lola’s

Quash apathy at its roots

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