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Alba Iulia
Friday, July 10, 2020

Opinion

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 close down or downscale and people shut themselves in, the world is making a radical...

Pivoting back from a global pandemic

As I am writing this, I am sitting here in the quiet space of the kitchen. The birds have not yet begun to make noise. The garbage truck has not yet arrived for its usual 7am Tuesday...

Finding the sacred in isolation

I am writing this towards my tenth week in isolation, brought on by the coronavirus. This amount of time varies for many of us, some who are immuno compromised have very wisely gone into lockdown within their...

Beware of visa scams

There are many ways by which scammers prey on visa applicants. I will provide some examples of how these scammers lure potential visa applicants and how they usually operate. The intent of this article is to provide...

When is the best time to get professional help with visa applications?

For visa applications, you have the option to either lodge on your own or get advice and/or assistance from migration advisers. If you are going for the latter option, you might be wondering at which part of...

Partner visas and Family Violence

The digital age has changed the way we interact with other people. It has made communication and socialisation faster and more widespread.  As a result, many people meet friends from all over the world...

Mother Dearest

MOTHER’S LOVE Giving without expecting in returnLoving with all thy heart no matter whatUnderstanding when others fail to understandSupporting in times of sorrow and griefAnd most of allAlways...

Travel and consular services: What you need to know

For the guidance and information of the public, the Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne takes this opportunity to respond to recurrent questions on the status of travel and consular services in light...

Thoughts in isolation

Is it really true we are approaching our seventh week in isolation? From a crisis that created so much concern about global health and effects of the novel coronavirus on health systems, the...

The hidden and unhidden casualties (and blessings) of this war

“You touched my coffee!”, screamed one customer at a café to a young barista, who burst into tears and helplessly tried to offer a new cup to the angry woman.  We sensed they were...
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Protecting the community from Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for Filipino-Australians

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