Lider na Aborihinal sa Bundaberg namaalam na

Lider na Aborihinal sa Bundaberg namaalam na

Si Burnett “Burnie” Johnson ay kilalang aborihinal na lider dito sa Wide Bay at buong Bundaberg. Siya ay dito ipinanganak sa bayan ng Bundaberg noong 1940 at kilala ang kanilang Aborihinal na tribu na Gurang-Gurang bilang tagapamahala o dili kaya eh tagapag-alaga ng mga lupain na nasasakupan dito sa Bundaberg bilang bahagi ng kanilang kultura […]

Meeting the “star for all seasons”, class reunions, and Bundaberg on Aussie Day

Meeting the “star for all seasons”, class reunions, and Bundaberg on Aussie Day

Last October 2012, I was a balikbayan for the fourth time in my 24 years as a migrant in Australia. It was not planned but I had to go then because of my beloved mother’s passing in August. I have a cousin who lives in Lipa, Batangas whose family is a close association to the governor. I was able to have an appointment to meet Ms Vilma Santos. […]

Salamat po, Nanay

Salamat po, Nanay

Lee Pendleton writes in this post a memoriam for her mother Jovita Porciuncula Espiritu (February 17, 1934 – August 15, 2012), a native of Bocaue, Bulacan, and a resident of Woy Woy, New South Wales and Bundaberg, Queensland […]

Bundaberg Fil-Aust community celebrates Kalayaan

Filipino community members in the Bundaberg District gathered last Saturday June 9 at the Brothers Sports club in Bundaberg to commemorate the 114th anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence and to celebrate the 29th anniversary of Bundaberg District Australian Filipino Association […]