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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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A true survivor – Michael Rojales’ 72-day battle against COVID in Melbourne

A Filipino family from Berwick has been devastated by the COVID-19 since late March, where three family...
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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...

Filipinos in Melbourne share their experiences returning to lockdown

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire have returned to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions as a result of an increasing number COVID-19...

Our lives as Filipino-Australians may never be the same again

The onset of the pandemic early this year has been reshaping the landscape of the world as we know it. As businesses...

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire return to lockdown

By Philip Russo, Monash University and Brett Mitchell, University of Newcastle Metropolitan Melbourne and the shire of Mitchell will...