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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

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Melbourne and Regional Victoria Filipino community leaders call on ConGen Salcedo and Deputy ConGen Mandap

By Fred Jover Several Filipino community leaders based in Metropolitan Melbourne and country Victoria formally called on the new Consul General Maria Lourdes Salcedo and her Deputy Atty Anthony Achilles Mandap. The group organised and led by Marithes Dumapias of...

More financial support for multicultural groups

Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence today announced up to $8 million in grants for additional support for multicultural communities. This funding is under the CALD Communities Taskforce working in partnership with local communities to make sure they...

Great opportunity for Victorians to work in fruit harvesting jobs this season

Feature image: Greater Shepparton City Council Fruit Growers Victoria is urging people to get a fruit harvesting job this Summer as they are concerned crops may just go to waste due to a significant lack of workers for the upcoming...

PH Consulate in Melbourne signs 5-year lease for permanent office

The Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne has announced it has signed a five-year lease agreement on a 660-square meter office space in the Central Business District to serve as its permanent office. Acting Consul General Anthony Mandap said the signing...

Melbourne COVID-19 restrictions ease: Curfew lifted, students to return to primary schools

In a lengthy press conference today, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced several changes that will take effect from 11.59pm on Sunday (tonight). From 5 am Monday, curfew will be scrapped. Premier Andrews denied that the reason for removing the curfew...

Victoria now under state of disaster, curfew declared

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that a state of disaster in Victoria will come into place from 6:00 pm tonight. From 6:00pm tonight, a state of disaster will be declared across Victoria, which will act in addition to the...

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 be returned to Stage 3 stay-at-home restrictions as of 11.59 pm, Wednesday (8 July 2020), Premier Daniel Andrews has announced, after...

International students in Victoria to receive relief of up to $1,100

The Victorian Government announced today a $45 million fund to support international students in Victoria facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is being delivered in partnership with Victoria’s tertiary education providers. Vulnerable international students who...

New VMC Chair appointed

Community advocate and experienced business leader Vivienne Nguyen has been appointed as Chair of the Victorian Multicultural Commission. A proud Vietnamese-Victorian, Ms Nguyen has a strong track record in promoting multiculturalism and advocating for the needs of Victoria's diverse communities....

Slow down, stay sober and get off your phone

Police will be out in force this Queen’s Birthday long weekend to help curb the tragic number of lives lost on Victorian roads. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police to launch Operation Regal, which...
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