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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Health & Education

Digital ’20 – the new normal for students and teachers

By Charisse Garcia, Primary School Teacher at a mainstream school in Victoria With Debussy’s Claire de Lune as my background music, I handed the grey lead pencil to my nine-year-old, ‘Slant down, slant down,...

Global COVID-19 deaths now exceed 250,000 mark

updated: 5 May 2020, 11.35 am AEDTSource: https://ncov2019.live/ The COVID-19 deaths worldwide continue to increase now crossing the 250k mark. The number of confirmed cases worldwide is now at 3,644,795. Of the...

One-stop-shop online directory for all Australian COVID-19 and Telehealth clinics

Australians now have access to a single, one-stop-shop directory website to find all relevant information relating to nationwide COVID-19 clinics, pop up health services, Telehealth practices, and specialty providers during the coronavirus pandemic.

It’s Hearing Awareness Week

This Hearing Awareness Week (3-9 March), Australian Hearing is encouraging local residents around Melbourne to embrace their hearing health as an extension of their fitness regime. Research shows today’s older Australians are generally healthier...

Dementia Awareness in the Community 2018

In Victoria, there will be Film Showing and Talk about Dementia on Sept 26 and 27 at AFCS Venues in Boronia and Doveton respectively. To book, pls call (03) 9701 3421.

Gadaoni Family runs for a good cause

The Gadaoni family, couple Rom and Thess with their daughter Thadine, joined the annual Herald Sun/City Link Run for the Kids 2018 held on 18 March. The fun run is a community event and is conducted to raise funds...

FASTCO launches program to help new Filipino students in Victoria

MELBOURNE, Australia – Are you an incoming Filipino student to the state of Victoria? Are you worried about settling in to a new country? The Filipino-Australian Student Council of Victoria (FASTCO) is here to help you! FASTCO, an Australia registered...

TELL TEN about checking diabetes risk

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Life! program is launching a new campaign. The TELL TEN campaign is encouraging every Victorian to tell ten people about the free online risk test, AUSDRISK, to find out if they are at risk of developing type 2...

Strong link between diabetes and depression

Every April 7, the World Health Day is celebrated since 1948 when the World Health Organisation was established. This year’s World Health Day focuses on depression. Globally, around 350 million people of all ages and from all walks of life...

Unproven stem cell “therapy” blinds 3 patients in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20 (PNA/Xinhua) -- An ophthalmologist in the United States calls for increased patient education and regulation after three patients were blinded following a treatment marketed as a stem cell clinical trial. A recent paper documenting the cases...
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How to get your body back after the quarantine

The coronavirus lockdown started on March 22nd in Australia. Many of us have been confined to...
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New processes on arrival in the Philippines – here’s what overseas Filipinos need to expect

While travel restrictions and quarantine rules are in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, one can expect a more...

APBC-GKA Student Relief Program still available for Filipinos in VIC and TAS

Update as of 30 May 2020, registrations for all states have closed, except for Victoria and...

How to find the perfect property

Finding the perfect home in Australia is about more than just natural light and the number of bedrooms. From extreme weather variations...

Stranded Filipinos in Australia Return to PH

Almost 200 Filipinos left Australia to go home to the Philippines through Philippine Airlines (PAL) special flights. PAL organised two special flights...