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Alba Iulia
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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A silent scream: amplifying the voice of a Filipina bashed to death in SA

With the death of Cherry Gerente Ogar, domestic violence finds a voice in the public sphere and is amplified for concerned people to be heard. In a series of messages from Angela Gerente over Facebook for her mother, Cherry painfully...

Meet Melbourne-based swimmer Luke Gebbie, representing Philippines in the Olympics

Luke Gebbie is a 24-year old Melbourne-based swimmer and is set to compete as one of the 19 Philippine athletes in this year’s summer Olympics. He completed the Philippine roster as he bagged an Olympic berth through universality placed...

The 97-Year Wait: Hidilyn Diaz wins the Philippines’ first-ever Olympic gold medal

It is now time to celebrate, it is time to unite and look ahead. Since 1924, the Philippines has participated in the Summer Olympic Games. A few times Filipino athletes have come close; the closest we ever got was...

Support given to COVID positive Filipino seafarers in Western Australia

The Filipino community with support from the Philippine Consulate in Perth has provided care packages for the workers aboard the BBC California, a cargo ship riddled with the Delta strain of COVID-19. The ship departed Indonesia on the 11 July before...

Binary living: A conversation with Filipinos living in Australia

As we celebrate 75 years of diplomatic relations between Australia and the Philippines, I asked four Filipinos currently living in Australia to share their insights on the similarities and differences between our two cultures. Here is what they have...

Filipino-Australian appointed member of the South Australian Ethnic Affairs Commission

The Government of South Australia has appointed Carmen Garcia, the first-ever Filipino-Australian to become a member of South Australian Ethnic Affairs Commission (SAMEAC) for the period of 1 July 2021 until 30 June 2024. Premier Steven Marshall announced the 15...

Outpouring of support following tragic death of Filipino couple

An outpouring of love and sympathy has been shared following the tragic death of Filipino couple Nathan and Cheryl David, both 46, who had a fatal car crash on 10 July 2021 while on holiday in Tasmania. The family...

Cranbourne’s Youth Advisory Committee meet to discuss youth mental health

The young people of the community have always been the pride and future of Cranbourne. The community's high regard for education and training, discipline and innovation shows through in not only the accolades that the students gain in formal...

Celebrating the recent achievements of Filipinos in South Australia

Four Filipinos proudly led the graduating class of Carnegie Mellon University-Australia. Peter Francisco, Darwin Soneja, Merika de la Pena, and Marikris Garcia all completed their programs with Highest Distinction. Franciso received the Excellence Award for the Master of Science...

Circus of Illusion is coming to Melbourne this September

Ready or not, stay at the edge of your seat as Circus of Illusion plays four new shows on 28 & 29 September at The Palms at Crown, Melbourne. Brace yourselves as the ringmaster takes you to a whole new...
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