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Monday, July 13, 2020

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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...

A full-fledged Consulate at your service

At the outset, I should take this opportunity to introduce myself and my office, the Consulate General of the Philippines in Melbourne, which has consular jurisdiction over Victoria, South Australia, and Tasmania.  Ok, I...

Message to the community as I complete my tour of duty

 As we welcome the New Year, as a time of hope and opportunity, we are also overwhelmed by the devastation caused by bushfires and the significant effect that this disaster is having on families and communities across...

Why I prefer working in public over private hospital

By Michelle Aranda I am a registered nurse (RN) and have worked in both the private and public health sector. In my 22 years of nursing practice here in Australia, I have experienced working...

Events celebrating Philippine culture

Philippine National Heritage Month – May 2019 May is the month when we celebrate our National Heritage to strengthen people’s consciousness, respect, and love for the legacies of Filipino...

Morrison government defeated on medical bill, despite constitution play

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The government has suffered a historic defeat in the House of Representatives, with Labor and crossbenchers passing the legislation facilitating medical transfers from Manus and Nauru by 75-74.

Six questions our banks need to answer to regain trust

It is just possible for the banks to regain our trust, but it won’t be easy. Shutterstock ...

A case for Filipino participation in Australian politics

By Melba Marginson Do Filipino-Australians care about politics in Australia? Why do we need to actively participate in Australian politics? Having contested for a local council seat myself and trained multicultural women to go into local politics, I have decided to...

APCO: Resolved at Last

By Dr Ed Escultura It was quite unprecedented in the Fil-Oz community. While the President, Violeta G. Escultura, of the Alliance of Philippine Community Organisations, Inc. (APCO) was chairing the first general membership meeting in the Property Investors Alliance (PIA) conference room...

Triskelion Grand Fraternity celebrates 50th anniversary

The Triskelion Melbourne Council of Victoria, Inc. (TMCVI) is inviting everyone to a dinner-dance on 19 October 2018, 4.00pm to 11.00 pm, at Bayview on the Park, 52 Queens Road, Melbourne. The gathering will celebrate the Triskelion Grand Fraternity's...
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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...