NSW Carers Awards seeking nominations until August 31

NSW Carers Awards seeking nominations until August 31

One in 10 people in NSW are carers, which means there are approximately 905,000 carers living in NSW. Carers are ordinary people who are caring for a family member or friend.
NSW Carers Awards seeking nominations [NSW Famil & Community Services]
The NSW Carers Awards acknowledge and celebrate the significant contribution unpaid or ‘informal’ carers make […]

Why China will declare war if PH drills for oil

Why China will declare war if PH drills for oil

By Rodel Rodis
On May 19, 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte disclosed at a press conference in Manila that he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the “One Belt, One Road” summit in Beijing on May 15 and told Xi of his country’s intention to drill for oil in the West Philippine Sea.
“We intend to drill […]

Philippines placed under a ‘high degree of caution’ for travel

Philippines placed under a ‘high degree of caution’ for travel

Central and Western Mindanao, including the Zamboanga Peninsula, and the Sulu Archipelago and southern Sulu Sea area are “do not travel” zone according to the latest advisory from Smartraveller alert service of Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
High degree of caution for travel in the Philippines [Image screenshot: Smartraveller]
The advisory was issued a […]

New contact details of PH govt offices in Sydney

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney wishes to inform the Filipino community organizations and the members of the Filipino community media in New South Wales of the new contact details of the following Philippine government offices in Sydney:
PHILIPPINE DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM
Suite 11.01, Level 11, 92 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (61-2) 9279 3380, 9221-1344 […]

Information commissioner calls for action as privacy concerns grow

Information commissioner calls for action as privacy concerns grow

Australians are concerned about online privacy, but are not using options already available to protect themselves.
That’s the key finding from a national survey released on Monday by the Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, who says both businesses and consumers “have work to do”.

The 2017 Australian Community Attitudes to Privacy Survey, released for Privacy […]

Multicultural Children’s Festival on May 13 at The Rocks

Multicultural Children’s Festival on May 13 at The Rocks

Its cancellation was a big disappointment to many parents and children, but the Multicultural Children’s Festival 2017 with its new date promises to be even better given the extra time allowed before its staging, said the festival’s founder Thuat Van Nguyen.
The festival was cancelled last March 19 due to bad weather. Organisers are now preparing […]

Photos: APSL in Sydney’s ANZAC Day 2017 March

Photos: APSL in Sydney’s ANZAC Day 2017 March

The Australia Philippines Services League (APSL) contingent prepares to march during the 25 April Anzac Day festivities in Sydney, with Michelle and Maevonn Manodon unfurling the APSL banner. Anzac Day marches throughout Australia pay tribute to the soldiers who have lost their lives in areas of conflicts in general and at the Battle of Gallipoli […]

Iglesia Ni Cristo volunteers to undertake mass clean-up in Lismore

Iglesia Ni Cristo volunteers to undertake mass clean-up in Lismore

More than 700 volunteers will descend on Lismore on Sunday, April 23 to clean Lismore’s public parks and open spaces, and deliver 2000 relief packages, the Northern Star reported today.
Flood aftermath in Lismore [Lismore City Council FB]
The regional news service reported that the volunteers are members of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) who […]

Mobile Overseas Voting Registration on Saturday April 8 in Central Coast

Mobile Overseas Voting Registration on Saturday April 8 in Central Coast

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney has recently announced that it will conduct a mobile Overseas Voting Registration (OVR) on Saturday April 8 from 11am to 3pm at the Mingara Recreation Club, Tumbi Umbi in Central Coast.
TFA-PCG-OV-video
The OVR will be conducted during the 20th Filipino-Australian Fiesta organised by the Central Coast Ugnay Kabayan Inc.
The registration […]

Migration Advocacy and Media 2017 awards now accepting nominations

Migration Advocacy and Media 2017 awards now accepting nominations

Nominations to the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards 2017 are now formally open.
MAM 2017 [Image: CFo]
Conceived in 2011 by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) in line with the Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day in the Philippines (held every month of December and December 18, respectively), MAM […]

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