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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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All about NBI Clearance

One of the consular services in high demand at this time is the consularisation of National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance applications. The obvious reason is the overwhelming volume of visa applications from Filipino tourists stranded in Victoria over...

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 of the uncertainties caused by the COVID-19...

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 get it. Some people are still...

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 so many...

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 in Brisbane and, for the most...

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 cultural history. In 2019, the Philippine National Commission for Culture and the...

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. This came after a dramatic last-minute government...

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 By Nicole...

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...
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