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Sunday, May 31, 2020

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Filipino Advisory Council of Elders launched

By Mila Cichello Ms Marion Lau OAM JP (Chair, Aged Policy) from the Ethic Communities Council of Victoria (ECCV) launched the inaugural Filipino Advisory Council of Elders on Philippine Independence Day 12 June 2010. The Filipino Advisory Council of Elders (FACE)...

FCCVI, PAFI holds Philippine Independence Ball

VIEW ALL PHOTOS DURING THE 112th PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY BALL Around 350 attended the Philippine Independence Ball spearheaded by the Filipino Community Council of Victoria (FCCVI) and the Philippine-Australian Foundation (PAFI) last 5 June at the Millenium Reception and Function...

Filipino Community in Victoria celebrates the 112 Independence Day with panache

By Manny G. Asuncion It was a cold wintry night of 5 June 2010. But one could definitely feel the warmth and joy at the Millenium Reception Centre in St Albans. It was the evening of the commemoration of the...

Maldives President Nasheed pardons 7 Filipino prisoners

THE government of Maldives has freed seven Filipino prisoners, the Department of Foreign Affairs reported Friday. In her report to the Foreign Affairs department, Philippine Ambassador to Dhaka (Bangladesh) Zenaida Tacorda Rabago said that Maldives’ President Mohamed Nasheed ordered...

New alliance of Filipino orgs to hold Freedom Ball

by Richard James Ford The newly formed Alliance of Philippine Community Organisations, Inc (APCO) is fully booked for its 500-seat inaugural Freedom Ball to be held on 12 June at Maxims Reception Centre, 11 Cross St. Bankstown 2200 from 7.30pm...

Filipino migrant workers getting the ire of Australian union

by Marie Rea BS Dev Com UPLB'81 A few months ago, there was an article in "The Australian" newspaper about some 70 Filipino workers in an iron ore project in the Pilbara being retained after sacking 54 of its Australian workers. Naturally,...

APCO – A New Beginning for 2010

By Richard James Ford PRO - APCO A new organization called the Alliance of Philippine Community Organisations (APCO) has been formed on March this year, it is composed of various Philippine Community Organisations and individuals whose aim is to support...

Beyond sustainability: Charity founder transforms the mind

BY: MILAN ACOSTA Pinoy NGO founder Tony Meloto addressed an audience in Sydney last month on engaging corrupt politicians to help solve the Philippines’ poverty situation. Meloto, founder of Gawad Kalinga, voiced many opinions on changing perceptions toward their movement that...

TOAP supports this year’s APAFS Investment Conference

One of the country’s leading professional associations in the financial industry, the Trust Officers Association of the Philippines (TOAP), once again pledges its support for the upcoming 10th Pacific Region Investment Conference (PRIC) organized by Asia Pacific Association for...

Gigi Kalong takes oath as new Consul

ConGen Hernandez thanks Filipino community Incoming Philippine Honorary Consul for Victoria Virginia Kalong took her oathtaking last 9 May 2010 with Ambassador Ernesto De Leon administering the oath. Former Honorary Consul Maina Walkley and outgoing Honorary Consul General Raul...
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APBC-GKA Student Relief Program still available for Filipinos in VIC and TAS

Update as of 30 May 2020, registrations for all states have closed, except for Victoria and...

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Stranded Filipinos in Australia Return to PH

Almost 200 Filipinos left Australia to go home to the Philippines through Philippine Airlines (PAL) special flights. PAL organised two special flights...