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AFCS serving the vulnerable during Melbourne lockdown

By Maria Smith Covid-19 has never really left us, only coming back in more alarming variants. Whatever name it assumes, the fear lingers with devastating and concerning impact on the lives of the vulnerable members of our community, in more...

World Elder Abuse Prevention Day: an online community discussion on 15 June

By Norminda Forteza Elder abuse can affect anyone irrespective of ethnicity.  It can challenge our perceptions of family and community because these unacceptable acts are carried out by people closest to, and trusted by an older person.  Elder abuse...

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...

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...

75th Anniversary of Philippine Australian Relations: A Night of Gratitude and Appreciation

By Benjie de Ubago SYDNEY - It was a night of shining luminaries! It was a heart-warming night of gratitude and appreciation! The 75th Anniversary of Philippine-Australian Relations was a night of gratitude to Australia for having welcomed us to Australia,...

Labor launches Multicultural Engagement Taskforce report

The Australian Labor Party (ALP) has launched its Multicultural Engagement Taskforce report which produced recommendations in three key areas, including improving access to COVID-19 and emergency services, federal government services and business support for culturally and linguistically diverse communities...

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...

Community leaders in Queensland, Philippine Ambassador welcomed by Minister Stirling Hinchliffe

The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister for Tourism Industry Development and Innovation and Minister for Sport had the pleasure of honouring the presence of Her Excellency, Mrs. Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega, Ambassador of the Philippines in Australia...

International Students: Setting your StartUp Business through Future Founders Festival 2021

Future Founders Festival is Australia’s biggest entrepreneurship program exclusively for international students. This program presented by StartSpace and Study Melbourne is completely free to participate in and represents the $500,000 investment of the Victorian Government to support the COVID-recovery...

Celebrating mateship and bayanihan through traditional Filipino dance

The celebration of traditional Filipino culture in the form of dance is a rare and unique sight in the wider Australian community. During the recent celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Philippines-Australian relations in Perth, the Filipino Australian Health...
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