Ed’s Notes: Yesterday morning Oct 9, The Hon Tony Burke MP delivered a speech about multicultural Australia and how it must be celebrated rather than attacked. Following was his keynote address at the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia (FECCA) Conference 2017 at the Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin NT. (To watch it, you can […]
Following our last article on “Unrestricted Warfare Concepts”, a book written by two People’s Liberation Army officers Col. Qiao Liang and Col. Wang Xiangsui in 1999, here are some of the forms of warfare that the two colonels highlighted which can be used in combination or sets of packages in “Unrestricted Warfare”.
The key is this […]
The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) today applauded the Nick Xenopnhon Team for its decision to use its crucial three votes in the Senate to reject the Government’s proposed Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017.
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 […]
The Filipino Australian has joined the 2017 Privacy Awareness Week as a partner to assist in the PAW campaign, Emanila publisher Romy Cayabyab announced yesterday.
OAIC website displaying logos of PAW partners [Screenshot image: OAIC website]
The #2017PAW campaign, launched early last month by Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, will […]
This Q & A primer was issued by the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs on 23 January 2013 and is reprinted here as a reference.
DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Q & A on the UNCLOS Arbitral Proceedings against China to Achieve a Peaceful and Durable Solution to the Dispute in the West Philippine Sea
1. Why are we […]
The Philippine-Australian Community Foundation (PAFC) Inc. on Thursday announced that its property on Grange Avenue in Schofields has been sold for $2,500,000.
PACC building [Photo contributed by PACF]
Contracts were exchanged unconditionally on 17 July 2015 and a 10% deposit of $250,000 was paid to the agent, the announcement said, adding that settlement is due on […]
Smoking is banned in NSW commercial outdoor dining areas and within four metres of pedestrian access to cafes, licensed premises and restaurants.
Under amendments to the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000, smoking devices – including cigarettes, pipes and water pipes – are banned in seated outdoor dining areas while food is being served.
NSW Health inspectors have the […]
In what is seen to be another challenge to Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s authority as Liberal party leader, some government backbenchers in the Senate were reported to cross the floor in support of a proposed softening of Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act by Family First Senator Bob Day.
Part of a peaceful rally in May 2014 in […]
NSW Opposition Leader John Robertson said yesterday that he was extremely disturbed by footage of a racist rant by a passenger on a train that has been widely circulated in the media. The incident, according to reports, occurred yesterday morning on a Sydney to Newcastle train when a woman passenger became angry at two young children when they didn’t give their seats up for her […]