Human rights groups in Sydney stage protest action on Boehringer’s deportation

Human rights groups in Sydney stage protest action on Boehringer’s deportation

Representatives of advocacy human rights groups went this afternoon to the Philippine Consulate office in Sydney to protest the imminent deportation of Professor Gill Boehringer.
 

The groups include Action for Peace and Development in the Philippines (APDP), Philippine Australian Union Links (PAUL), Migrante Australia, International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), Association to Defend […]

2019 Seniors Festival Grants Program now available

2019 Seniors Festival Grants Program now available

If you belong to a local organisation that would like to celebrate the 2019 NSW Seniors Festival?, Here’s an opportunity that you should not miss.
Multicultural NSW invites local organisations and community groups to apply for a 2019 NSW Seniors Festival Grant.
The annual Festival celebrates cross-cultural diversity in the community
Seniors Festival [Source: Supplied]
The Grants Program […]

Sydney marks International Day of Peace with Filipino int’l economist Sicat

Sydney marks International Day of Peace with Filipino int’l economist Sicat

By Julieta Legaspi
Countries around the world celebrated International Day of Peace established by the United Nations to create and build up a culture of peace across countries.
Dr Sicat delivers keynote address at International Day of Peace in Sydney, 21 Sept 2017
This year’s event was celebrated on 21 September with the theme “Together for Peace, Respect, […]

Fiesta Kultura 2017 on NSW Labour Day long week-end, October 2

Fiesta Kultura 2017 on NSW Labour Day long week-end, October  2

An opportunity for people to make new friends or get together with old ones
Fiesta Kultura 2017 will stage on Labour Day long weekend October 2 at the Fairfield Showground at Smithfield Road Prairiewood, New South Wales.
Fiesta Kultura 2016 beauty pageant
Filipino-Australian community pride, 2015 grand winner of the highly popular TV show X FACTOR Cyrus Villanueva […]

Philippine Spring Festival to cap ‘Balik-Tanaw’ arts exhibition

Philippine Spring Festival to cap ‘Balik-Tanaw’ arts exhibition

A free-to- the-public cultural parade featuring various iconic festivals in the Philippines will mark the culmination of the Balik-Tanaw Philippine Arts Exhibition at the Peacock Arts Gallery (Auburn Botanical Gardens, corner Chisholm and Chiswick Roads, Auburn) on Saturday, September 2 from 12:00 noon.
Philippine Spring Fetival to cap Balik Tanaw Art Exhibition
The Filipino-Australian community organisations are […]

PASC Gala Night, a multi-faceted event

PASC Gala Night, a multi-faceted event

By Violi Calvert
The Miss Philippines-Australia and Miss Charity Queen Australia 2017 Gala Night held on July 15 at Rooty Hill RSL was a success at many levels.
PASC Beauty Pageant Finalists 2017
In addition to PASC President Lolita Farmer and the PASC team presenting the finalists in this beauty pageant to the audience, the event also included: […]

APSL head Chris Pilao elected to Rooty Hill RSL board for third time

APSL head Chris Pilao elected to Rooty Hill RSL board for third time

In another sweep, the team of Mr Ray Johns that includes retired Philippine military officer, Colonel Chris Pilao, were all re-elected to the Rooty Hill RSL Club board in last week’s 2016 election which closed on Saturday May 14.
Col. Chris Pilao [TFA Photo file, 2013]
Mr Johns was also voted in as chairperson of the […]

Filipino community media group fetes ‘community builders’

Filipino community media group fetes ‘community builders’

More than 30 community members and leaders received awards for their outstanding services to the community in a gala dinner on Sunday March 13 during the inaugural Community Builders Awards organised by Filipino-Australian community media association, Adhika.
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The Awards event was held in conjunction with the 70th year anniversary of diplomatic relations between the […]

TFA blogs editor receives another award in community media

TFA blogs editor receives another award in community media

TFA Community Blogs Editor Violi Calvert recently received a recognition as Ambassador for Culture and the Arts in the field of Media by community groups Plaza Filipino and NARRA Cooperative Ltd.
Plaza Filipino and NARRA Cooperative Ltd recognise Violi Calvert for her contributions to Culture and the Arts awardee in the field of Media.
Violi […]

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