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Thursday, June 17, 2021

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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...

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...

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...

Australian BBQ and Lechon Festival & Competition: celebrating 75 years of Phil-Aus relations

The Philippines and Australia are celebrating 75 years of diplomatic relations, with celebrations to be held in both Australia and the Philippines. With the support of the Philippine Ambassador to Australia, Ma. Hellen Dela Vega, the Philippine Consulate General in...

Prime Minister and Ministers join multicultural community in a virtual roundtable

The Philippine Times joined multicultural media and CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) leaders from around Australia for a virtual Ministers’ Multicultural Community Roundtable with the Prime Minister today. The roundtable was hosted by the Home Affairs office, through Alex Hawke...

Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne launches new website

The Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne has launched its website for the convenience of Filipinos seeking consular services in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. The website’s address is: https://melbournepcg.dfa.gov.ph The launch of the website coincides with the introduction of an online...

Celebrating Pinay Day

The 28th of March marked the first Pinay Day! Showcasing the Filipino Culture, contribution, and resilience. It was held at the Footscray Community Art Centre Amphitheatre organised by Gabriela Australia with sponsorship from the Department of Premier and Cabinet...

Melbourne and Regional Victoria Filipino community leaders call on ConGen Salcedo and Deputy ConGen Mandap

By Fred Jover Several Filipino community leaders based in Metropolitan Melbourne and country Victoria formally called on the new Consul General Maria Lourdes Salcedo and her Deputy Atty Anthony Achilles Mandap. The group organised and led by Marithes Dumapias of...

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...

Will Red Rooster be adding rice and sweet spaghetti to their menu?

There is a new craze in Australia that is getting the attention of Filipino-Australians. Filos in Melbourne were pleasantly surprised to discover that the Next Gen fried chicken from Red Rooster tastes a lot like Jollibee's chicken joy. As word of...
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Born in a manger: Rodrigo Bagon

 “You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.” – Frank McCourt Rod was...
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