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Filipinos in Australian outback celebrate 123rd Philippine Independence Day

On the 12th of June 2021, the Filipino Community of Roxby Downs in South Australia celebrated the 123rd Philippine Independence Day with a midday sausage sizzle at the Pioneer Drive Playground. At 1:00pm a formal program followed where Outback...

AFCS supports small Filipino businesses during lockdown

The Australian-Filipino Community Services Inc (AFCS) in collaboration with local Filipino stores Masagana Fil-Asian Groceries of Boronia and Dandenong, and RJ's Fine Foods' Longganisa have been reaching out to isolated seniors to deliver their favourite longganisa and pandesal during this...

Filipino stories and representation highlighted in the new SBS show, ‘The Unusual Suspects’

By Charisse Garcia and Jason Cordi To be able to resonate with a character that speaks like them, thinks like them and shares common traits as them —that is the power of representation in mainstream media. With a stellar cast...

1Sambayan Australia launches in NSW

1Sambayan NSW Australia has been formally launched in the afternoon of 29 May 2021 at the Mt Druitt Hub, Ayers Grove, Mount Druitt. The meeting was well attended by the Filipino-Australian communities from various suburbs and community groups in...

South Australia Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Australia and the Philippines

The Honourable Steven Marshall, Premier of South Australia, hosted a Parliament House Reception on 20 May 2021 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and the Philippines. The Honourable Jing Lee, Assistant Minister to the Premier, and Peter...

Boxing soldiers and pearling revolutionaries: a history of early Filipino migration to Australia

By Ana Rosa Marginson May 22nd 1946 is a significant date for Filipinos in Australia, although few may recognise why. On this day 75 years ago the Philippines formally announced and established diplomatic relations with Australia. With the appointment of...

The day I called Australia home

It was raining heavily on that night of the 31st of August 1977 as we drove to the airport for a new life in Australia. My husband is an Electronic and an Electrical Engineer in the Philippines, while I am...

75 years of Fil-Auship: A Snapshot of Filipino migration to Australia

The wizard wind carries lonesome melodies echoing memories of the past hundred years – of schooners, luggers, pearl shells, and waves of settlers called Manilamen, washed ashore in the Torres Strait and Broome. “Manilamen: The Outsiders Within” - poem by...

Enjoy Australian-curated films with Stream and Sip

(MANILA)—The Australia Embassy Philippines is streaming Australian feature and short films on 22 and 23 May as it celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Philippines-Australia diplomatic relations. ‘Stream and Sip’ features award-winning Australian films which can be streamed on...

Pinoy nursing group awarded by Australia-ASEAN Council with a seed grant to address impacts of COVID-19

SYDNEY - Filipino Nursing Diaspora (FiND) Network was awarded with a $48,000 grant from the Australia-ASEAN Council to address short and long-term impacts of the current pandemic to the Philippines health system, through FiND’s HealthCOVE Project.  The president of FiND...
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Filipinos in Australian outback celebrate 123rd Philippine Independence Day

On the 12th of June 2021, the Filipino Community of Roxby Downs in South Australia celebrated the 123rd Philippine...
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