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Saturday, June 12, 2021

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Filipino nurses care for the community’s seniors in Victoria

By Fred Jover Nursing is one area of the medical profession worldwide where Filipino nurses are prominently represented for over a century, since the first Filipino nurses were trained by the Americans at the beginning of the 20th century. Many...

KRI Sydney honours the late Teodora Alonso for Mother’s Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Kababaihang Rizalista Inc. (KRI) - Sydney Chapter gave honour to the late Teodora Alonso, mother of the Philippine revolutionary and hero Dr Jose Rizal with its reading program via video conferencing. Josephine “JOPEN” Quintero,...

AFCS Filipino House and Reminiscing Garden opens in Melbourne

By Maria Smith With the rhythmic Filipino song “Leron Leron Sinta” excitedly performed by multi-talented guest performers Grace and Dennis Ramos, the Australian-Filipino Community Services officially launched the Filipino House and Reminiscing Garden in Doveton. This March 14 event has turned into...

Visayan Association “I Love You So” post-Valentine Charity Dinner

By Richard J FordVice-President and PRO for the Visayan Association of Australia Inc. On the 20th February 2021, the Visayan Association of Australia Inc. (VAA Inc.) based in Liverpool NSW, decided to hold their first Post Covid-19 Charity Event to...

KCCE back on board at Westfield Knox

By Sally Dusting-Laird The Knox Community Chess Enthusiasts are back at Westfield Knox! The COVID-19 pandemic hit everyone in Victoria like a hurricane in 2020 and that included the KCCE members who met weekly at the Westfield Knox community space but...

FCCVI’s Filipino Hub in Victoria officially opens

The Filipino Community Council of Victoria Inc (FCCVI) officially opened the new community centre known as the ‘Filipino Hub’ on 19 December, coinciding with the FCCVI Christmas party. Present during the ribbon cutting was FCCVI President Marlon De Leon,...

The ties that bind us all

The Filipino Association of Monash (FAM) is a new cultural club at Monash University in Clayton established in 2019. Before the club’s establishment, despite the large presence of Filipino students in the university and the broader Melbourne community, there...

Australian children’s book translated into Filipino

“My body! What I say goes!” is a children’s book written to empower and teach children about personal body safety, feelings, safe and unsafe touch, private parts, secrets and surprises, consent and respectful relationships. The book is among others...

Getting through to a post-COVID world together

When the COVID-19 restrictions tightened, the Knox Community Chess Enthusiasts (KCCE) at Westfield Knox and Rowville Library were forced to pause play along with the rest of Victorians. The stimulating social outlet for many retirees and shopping husbands was shut...

Triskelion International of Victoria participates in Clean Up Australia Day

As part of an annual tradition to help save Mother Earth, the Triskelion International of Victoria Australia Inc. (TIVAI) participated in the Clean Up Australia 2020 community activity at The Newport Park, The Gatehouse and the surrounding riverbanks of...
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AFCS serving the vulnerable during circuit-breaker lockdown

By Maria Smith Covid-19 has never really left us, only coming back in more alarming variants. Whatever name it assumes,...
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