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FiND, Holy Angel University Hosted Nursing Diaspora Day Webinar

On 7 May 2021, the Filipino Nursing Diaspora (FiND) Network and the College of Nursing, Holy Angel University hosted a webinar coinciding with the Filipino Nursing Diaspora Day celebration. FiND Network president, Prof. Violeta Lopez, RN, PhD said that 2021...

Filipino products now in 60 Woolworths supermarkets

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the Philippine Trade and Investment Centre (PTIC) in Sydney said Filipino products are now available in more mainstream retail stores in Australia.  From Filipino sauces and mixes to vinegar, soy sauce, salty...

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine approved for use in Australia

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has today approved the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australia following a full and thorough assessment process. The vaccine has met the required standards for safety, quality and efficacy and will be provided free...

FILCCA National Conference postponed until October 2021

In consultation with State Councils, the FILCCA Executive have formally postponed the National Conference until October 2021 in response to the current economic climate, travel restrictions, and the immediate challenge of supporting Filipinos in Australia through recovery from the...

Registrations close early for special flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Manila on May 27

Note: Philippine Airlines has closed registrations for these flights at 4pm on May 21, due to high demand. PAL have stated "Passengers who have received a confirmation notice are requested to settle their ticket payments as soon as possible. Passengers...

Australia’s population: 294,000 born in the Philippines – 5th largest group of overseas-born residents

In data released recently by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, people born in the Philippines represented the fifth largest group of overseas-born residents, accounting for a total of 294,000 people. This is an increase of around 20 per cent...

Few cowards do not reflect the wider views of Australians: Tudge

Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge MP voiced out his concern over the recent acts of racism levelled at some in the community including against Chinese-Australians.  Lately, there have been a number of incidents...

379 Filipino crew of Ruby Princess now in quarantine in the Philippines

Around 379 Filipino crew members of the cruise ship, Ruby Princess on 25 April arrived in the Philippines via a special chartered Cebu Pacific flight from Sydney The crew is now on a mandatory 14-day quarantine in the Philippines. The...

Australian bushfires: Where to get information

The Philippine Times has compiled the following list to assist those who are concerned about the devastating bushfires around Australia. These were sourced out from Australian Federal and State websites. Information on current bushfire situation Please visit the relevant state or...

Philippine Embassy launches “Philippines-Australia Friendship Day” campaign

CANBERRA, Australia (22 May 2019) – On Philippines-Australia Friendship Day, the Philippine Embassy in Canberra highlights the role of Filipino student organizations all over Australia in promoting Filipino culture and heritage in their school communities. The Philippine Embassy has launched...
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AFCS serving the vulnerable during Melbourne lockdown

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