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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...

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.

2019 federal election: Your vote is important

The Australian Electorial Commission (AEC) has reminded the voters that Saturday 18 May 2019 is election day and it is compulsory for every enrolled Australian to vote. AEC Commissioner Tom Rogers said those...

Shorten uses budget reply speech to reframe the economic debate

Carol Johnson, University of Adelaide Bill Shorten’s 2019 budget reply speech has actually been years in the making. Labor began to develop its economic policy arguments before the 2016 election...

9th International Conference on Human Rights Education

The 9th International Conference on Human Rights Education (ICHRE) was held on 26th Nov to 29th Nov at Western Sydney University Parramatta. The conference theme Unleashing the Full Potential of Civil Society was popular with human rights scholars and advocates as some...

Three Pinays to compete in Miss Transsexual Australia International 2018

Melbourne, Australia – Three beauties of Filipino heritage will be competing in the Miss Gay and Miss Transsexual Australia International 2018 beauty pageant in Melbourne later this month. Michelle Binas, Michelle Montecarlo and Serinna Rivera will go head to head...

Filo chef to compete in global culinary contest

Filipino chef from Melbourne John Rivera competed with nine other chefs from the region to advance to the global finals of S. Pellegrino Young Chef to be held in June 2018 in Milan, Italy. His winning dish was the...

Underdog Horn shocks the world

By Thad Mangalino https://youtu.be/JpYIr0l-L9E QLD—On 2 July 2017, the former primary school teacher and Brisbane local stunned the world and the thousands in attendance at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Jeff Horn, the former Olympian, defeated the 8-Division, and future hall of...

New country of origin labelling campaign across Australia

The Turnbull Government has launched an awareness campaign in an effort to help consumers understand the new country of origin labeling on food products. The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Arthur Sinodinos said the campaign was designed to make people aware...

Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal seeks support from multicultural communities

The Salvation Army has asked the support of multicultural communities in its annual Red Shield Doorknock to raise the much-needed funds to help those in need. This year’s Red Shield Doorknock aims to raise $75 million across Australia. The Hon Michael...
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426 Filipino crew members stranded on ship in Port Melbourne, hundreds more in Sydney & Perth

426 Filipinos crew members are currently on the Golden Princess at Station Pier in Port Melbourne, and...
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Latest update on COVID-19 cases worldwide

updated: 1 April 2020, 10.00 pm AEDTSource: https://ncov2019.live/ Australia has now recorded a total of 4,862 positive cases of COVID-19...

Visa tips during the Coronavirus crisis

The travel restriction pertaining to banning non-citizens and non-residents from entering Australia has a variety of effects on temporary visa holders who...

Latest visa updates affecting travellers to and from Australia amid COVID-19 pandemic

To all our kababayans confused about who and what to follow amidst this ongoing pandemic we are all experiencing, please see below...

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...