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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Community

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...

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

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...

Strengthening ties between Filipinos and the Ethnic Communities Council of the South East

Ethnic communities particularly in the Melbourne southeast can look forward to more collaborative consultations regarding issues that may significantly impact on migrant groups following a roundtable discussion among community representatives led by the Ethnic Communities Council of the South...

Fil-Aussies in politics

By Walter Villagonzalo Many of the 60,000 Filipinos in Victoria belong to the more than 100 religious, geographical, sports, common interests and business organisations that we have. These organisations produce many community leaders - but we need many more. Our...

More financial support for multicultural groups

Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence today announced up to $8 million in grants for additional support for multicultural communities. This funding is under the CALD Communities Taskforce working in partnership with local communities to make sure they...

Santo Niño festivals marked in South Australia

Mabuhay! There has been an exciting start to the year with the Filipino community celebrating the Filipino feast, Santo Niño. In South Australia there were three celebrations held over three weeks.  The first was the Santo Niño de Filipinas held on...

Sydney Consulate General features Filipino folk songs and tales on Children’s Week

In celebration of Children’s Week in January, Filipino folk songs and folklore were featured at the Philippine Consulate General in Sydney. This occasion is being observed on the fourth week of January each year pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation...

New contact details: Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne

We are constantly receiving requests for the new contact details for the Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne (PCG Vic). Here's the updated details of PCG: Ms. Maria Lourdes M. SalcedoConsul General, Head of Post Philippine Consulate General in MelbourneLevel 3, 257 Collins...
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