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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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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),...

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...

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...

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...

Planning underway to deliver fast rail to Geelong and Ballarat

https://youtu.be/A-U-4HNVX9w The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the vital planning needed to deliver fast rail to the regions and more metro services to Victoria's growing suburbs. The Victorian...

The Entrée.Pinays aims to promote Filipino cuisine and ingredients in Australia

Entrée.Pinay is a Melbourne-based group of Filipino entrepreneurs passionate about Filipino food and culture. In March 2019, Entrée.Pinay organised Barrio: A Filipino Neighborhood Feast Reimagined for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival....

It is now illegal to trade scrap for cash in Victoria

New laws banning cash for scrap metal comes into effect today in an effort by the Labor government of Victoria to step up its fight against organised crime. Minister for Police Lisa Neville and Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz were...

Victorian women to benefit from fairer long service leave

The Long Service Act Bill has just passed the Legislative Council, ensuring it will become law in Victoria. What does this mean for Victorian women? The changes to the Long Service Leave Act now mean that any period of paid parental...

Filipino-Australian contingent shine in Australia Day parade

The Filipino Community Council of Victoria Inc (FCCVI) bannered the Filipino contingent in the Australian Day parade on 26 January 2018. Garbed in traditional Filipiniana or Barong Tagalog and other Filipino costumes, the participants include FCCVI President Maria Theresa...

Fiesta fever is on: Philippine Festival of Music, Arts and Culture now on its 4th year

The Philippine Festival of Music, Arts and Culture is now on its fourth year with Fiesta revellers offered more fun, food and entertainment. The Festival will be held on 17-18 March 2018 at the Polish Syrena Community Centre, 1325...
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A true survivor – Michael Rojales’ 72-day battle against COVID in Melbourne

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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...