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Melbourne mayor welcomes reopening of Philippine Consulate

By Anthony Mandap Consul General Maria Lourdes M. Salcedo recently met with the Lord Mayor Sally Capp of Melbourne to formally inform her of the opening of the permanent office of the Philippine Consulate in Melbourne at the city centre,...

The Couch: offering free services for international students in Melbourne

The City of Melbourne in partnership with Salvation Army 614 re-opened The Couch International Student Centre last 29 March 2021. In October 2020, with the current COVID-19 related challenges, Council made the decision to reactivate The Couch back in its...

New Filipino store to open in Pakenham, Victoria

A third shop owned and managed by Sally and Ernie Manaog is set to open in Pakenham, Victoria. The Sari-Sari Asian Groceries located at 10/ 9-17 Lakeside Bvd, Pakenham will have its grand opening on 8 May at 12pm. The...

Lenten and Easter calendar 2021 – Melbourne

CONNECT CITY WEST CHURCH Activity: The 7 Last Words of Jesus  Schedule: Good Friday, 2 April Venue: CCC West Church 15 Perkins Ave Hoppers Crossing  Need reservation or RSVP:Open to all; no RSVP needed Contact information:Ps Max 0425 816 285 Bring your family and friends...

Melbourne-based charity helps displaced persons in Maguindanao

Following the recent Armed Conflict between the Philippine Armed Forces and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Mindanao, over 9,000 families have been displaced, which includes around 46,000 people. These are currently in displaced persons camps in the area...

Strengthening ties between Filipinos and the Ethnic Communities Council of the South East

Ethnic communities particularly in the Melbourne southeast can look forward to more collaborative consultations regarding issues that may significantly impact on migrant groups following a roundtable discussion among community representatives led by the Ethnic Communities Council of the South...

Getting to know Filipino-Australian ‘guitar master’ Bernardo Soler

Bernardo is an award winning classical guitarist. He wanted to learn how to play guitar after hearing classical guitarist Julian Bream play on classical radio. He continued to listen to classical guitarists to develop his skills. In 1989, he graduated with...

Simbang Gabi Masses 2020 and Other Liturgical Celebrations in the Archdiocese of Melbourne

With the easing of some Covid-19 restrictions and with up to 150 people now able to attend Mass in person at churches throughout Victoria, the Filipino Catholic Chaplaincy of Melbourne is happy to announce the resumption of the Celebration...

Talented Fil-Aussie siblings ‘The Quinals’ ready to take on the world

The pandemic has impacted many Filipino-Australian artists and musicians in an industry which relies heavily on live music to succeed. With the easing of restrictions in Victoria, local musicians are looking forward to opportunities to return to the stage. The...

Getting to know Fil-Aussie soul star Jerson Trinidad

Jerson Trinidad arrived in Australia in the late 80's with his family in Wagga Wagga. He then moved to Sydney to join popular talent show on Network 10 called ‘Star Search’. Jerson joined the TV show ‘New Faces’ with...
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Exciting job opportunities for Filipinos living in Australia

It is misleading to call the Filipino population living in Australia a ‘community’. With roughly 300,000 immigrants from the...
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