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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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Hotel quarantine after arrival in the Philippines: expectation vs reality

Michael Gabriel Angel has shared his long journey from Australia on 27 May, which showed the step by step processes on arrival in the Philippines. Since then, he has received his COVID-19 test result and was able...

Financial help and mental health support for Filipino-Australians

Coronavirus has brought with it many challenges. These have affected both our financial health and our mental health and wellbeing. You may be experiencing problems sleeping, mood changes, low energy levels or having issues in your relationships....

Your guide to turning a new house into a home

When you’re looking for a place to call home there are plenty of things on your mind. Where should we live? What can we afford? Is it worth the hassle of moving? And even deeper questions...

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...

What to do if you lost your job because of COVID-19?

The coronavirus pandemic has caused massive job losses here in Australia.  So far, nearly one million Australians have lost their jobs as companies are cutting down on employees to weather the storm.  The...

The sensible Pinoy – Getting the best value when buying a car

Next to buying real estate, buying a car probably represents the second-largest major expense for any family. It is not uncommon for a family in Australia to own several cars --- one for each family member old...

How eBili will transform online shopping for Filipinos in Australia

They say that you can find a Filipino in every corner of the globe. With the ever-increasing number of Filipinos working and studying abroad, this might be true. Whether you're staying abroad for a few months or...

An indelible tattoo on my soul

By Christian Bulos  Wow, this was a pilgrimage and above all, it was a once and a lifetime opportunity.  She is the main reason for giving our heritage a direction in...

Using your super to buy your first home

The Australian Government has introduced the First Home Super Saver (FHSS) scheme to help Australians save for their first home. From the 1st of July 2017, you can make voluntary concessional (before...

4 great reasons for buying a new car instead of buying used

Have you ever asked friends or family members if you should buy a new car or a used one? Most of the time, people will tell you a variety of different reasons why...
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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...