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Sunday, April 11, 2021

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ECCV supports Typhoon Haiyan Appeal

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria’s thoughts are with the victims, relatives and family members of the thousands of Filipino’s affected by the utter destruction and loss of life caused by super typhoon Haiyan on its devastating path across...

Filipino Australian candidates lose federal election bid

By Lee Pendleton During the Federal Election held 7 September, we witnessed the change of leadership with the coalition winning majority of the seats all over Australia. Labor party candidate Kevin Rudd, in spite of his comeback as the Prime...

It’s Lolo’s and Lola’s time to shine

Filipino seniors in Victoria will have a chance this October to join the rest of Victorian seniors in celebrating the 31st Victorian Seniors Festival.There are 1,000 events planned across Victoria and some are offered for free by organisations, sponsors...

Multiculturalism, it’s good for Melbourne, good for Victoria

Premier Ted Baillieu launched Cultural Diversity Week at the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) Annual Gala Ball on Saturday 17 March amongst 1,300 people representing over 200 culture and language groups. Mr Baillieu said multiculturalism was what made Melbourne one of...

Every correct vote will help shape Victoria

Saturday, 27 November is election day and the Victorian Electoral Commission is urging Victorians to make sure they vote correctly. Electoral Commissioner, Steve Tully, said: “It’s important that everyone has their say in the election but if voters do not...

Let’s talk about sex…and dementia

The usually taboo subject of dementia and sex will be the topic of conversation this week at Alzheimer’s Australia Vic’s Dementia and Sexuality Evening Seminar to be held at the University of Melbourne, Hawthorn campus. The seminar will...

Victorian State Election for Saturday, 27 November

The Victorian State election will be held on Saturday, 27 November. In preparation, the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) is encouraging eligible Victorians to check their enrolment details are up-to-date by the close of rolls at 8pm on Tuesday, 9...

Intelligence matters, writes Filo sociologist

Dr. Rolade Brizuela Berthier, a Filipino-born Australian sociologist currently based residing in France, recently published a book titled, "Intelligence, Giftedness: Pre-cradle to Post-grave". In his book, Dr Berthier explains that intellectual giftedness affects a person directly and indirectly. It is...

Kultour brings Pinoy artist and the Helicopter Project to Melbourne

By Mila Cichello Magdalena Moreno, Chief Executive Officer of Kultour, is proud to announce that Fil-Australian artist Alwin Reamillo is bringing his unique community art to Melbourne in November 2010. Kultour, an initiative of the Australia Council for the...

Zone changes benefit tram commuters

Zone boundary extension and City Saver changes – effective 25 July 2010 From first service on Sunday 25 July, tram passengers travelling across Zone 1 and 2 will pay only a Zone 1 fare as the Zone 1 and 2...
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Victorian Refugee Awards nominations close April 24

The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) is calling for nominations to the Victorian Refugee Awards (VRA). This initiative recognises people,...
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