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Alba Iulia
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

COVID-19

Filipino students in Australia raise AUD2,700 to support healthcare workers in the Philippines

FilOz Association of Student Councils (ASCEND) raised $2,700 cash donations for health workers serving COVID-19 patients in the Philippines. The campaign called Filos4Heroes aims to provide personal protective equipment (PPEs) to frontliners in the...

Update on Australian government’s COVID-19 response

We will be fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for at least another six months according to the Australian Department of Health. The number of coronavirus cases in Australia...

International students in Victoria to receive relief of up to $1,100

The Victorian Government announced today a $45 million fund to support international students in Victoria facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is being delivered in partnership with...

Few cowards do not reflect the wider views of Australians: Tudge

Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge MP voiced out his concern over the recent acts of racism levelled at some in the community including against Chinese-Australians.  Lately, there...

Free webinar on franchising in the Philippines for Fil-Aussies: 4 May 2020

Following the successful webinar held last 20 April 2020, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Sydney is going to hold another webinar on  "TNK (Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan) x FRANCHISING 101" on 04 May 2020, 3:00 pm AEST. The...

DTI in Sydney offers Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan webinar series to overseas Filipinos affected by COVID-19

The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) in Sydney, the overseas office of the DTI in Australia, organised the first of a series of Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK)...

Additional repatriation flight to Brisbane for stranded Australians in the Philippines

The Australian Embassy in the Philippines has announced that Philippine Airlines (PAL) will now run an additional Manila-Brisbane flight on 28 April if there are sufficient bookings. This will be in addition to the Manila-Melbourne and Manila-Sydney...

Bayanihan crucial for Pinoy families in lockdown

The coronavirus has had an enormous impact on the 104-million strong Filipinos with many of the citizens under ‘enhanced community quarantine’ featuring business closures and severe restrictions on movement, including checkpoints and the suspension of public transport. 

379 Filipino crew of Ruby Princess now in quarantine in the Philippines

Around 379 Filipino crew members of the cruise ship, Ruby Princess on 25 April arrived in the Philippines via a special chartered Cebu Pacific flight from Sydney The crew is now on a mandatory...
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A true survivor – Michael Rojales’ 72-day battle against COVID in Melbourne

A Filipino family from Berwick has been devastated by the COVID-19 since late March, where three family...
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FILCCA National Conference postponed until October 2021

In consultation with State Councils, the FILCCA Executive have formally postponed the National Conference until October 2021 in response to the current...

Filipinos in Melbourne share their experiences returning to lockdown

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire have returned to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions as a result of an increasing number COVID-19...

Our lives as Filipino-Australians may never be the same again

The onset of the pandemic early this year has been reshaping the landscape of the world as we know it. As businesses...

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire return to lockdown

By Philip Russo, Monash University and Brett Mitchell, University of Newcastle Metropolitan Melbourne and the shire of Mitchell will...