World Day Against Trafficking in Persons features film on human trafficking

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons features film on human trafficking

MANILA – The Commission on Filipinos Overseas, Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (chaired by Department of Justice) and the Film Development Council of the Philippines observed on Tuesday July 31 World Day Against Trafficking in Persons with a Cineforum film “Across the Crescent Moon” at Cinematheque Manila.
Multi-agency coalition features advocacy film in World Day Against […]

Ex-TAFE staff meet in Maroubra

Ex-TAFE staff meet in Maroubra

By Evelyn Opilas
Three years since Filipino staff members of TAFE touched base, they gathered for an impromptu pow-wow recently in Maroubra, celebrating the birthdays they missed to mark collectively.
Former staffers at TAFE Mely Estanislao, Evelyn Opilas, Jophine Teagle, Maria Lorna Horan, Manolita Pasion, Nita Robertson and Albert Nera at the Maroubra pow-wow.
Armed with food and […]

Multicultural Health Week 2017 celebrates women’s journey to good health

Multicultural Health Week 2017 celebrates women’s journey to good health

The Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams on Monday opened Multicultural Health Week by celebrating the journey women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities have taken to good health.

Mr Williams said the theme in 2017 – Women’s Journey to Good Health – is crucial as 27.7 per cent of NSW women speak a language other […]

Bundaberg fetes local women leaders

Bundaberg fetes local women leaders

The International Women’s Society (IWS) of Bundaberg, Queensland awarded recently five members for their exemplary services to the community and to the organisation.
Recipients of the IWS Special Recognition Awards Patti Web (leftmost) and Lutgarda Pendleton (extreme right) with other IWS members Moralyn Clancy, Marlyn May, Cynthia SMith and Marites Viney
The awardees were Patti Webb (Service […]

Fil-Aussie media woman, community leader Josie Musa receives Riverstone’s Local Woman of the Year award

Fil-Aussie media woman, community leader Josie Musa receives Riverstone’s Local Woman of the Year award

Josie Musa, a tireless member of the Filipino-Australian media and community leader, was awarded Woman of the Year – Riverstone by Premier Mike Baird and the Minister for Women Pru Goward in a ceremony held recently at the NSW Parliament House.
Josie Musa receives award from State Member for Riverstone Kevin Connolly
The 4th annual NSW Women […]

First Filipino OAM celebrates milestone

First Filipino OAM celebrates milestone

Attorney Lolita Farmer, who is the first Filipino to be awarded Order of Australia Medal [OAM] in 1981 was toasted by her family and friends for her 80th birthday. The event organised by her family and dubbed as “Larger Than Life, a glimpse into the life of Lolita Farmer, OAM” brought together about 145 people at Waterview, Bicentennial Park on the sunny afternoon of last Saturday, November 2 […]

Community group fetes ‘mums’ and ‘nanas’

Community group fetes ‘mums’ and ‘nanas’

A multi-faceted event, the Tribute to Mama and Nana 2013 was held last Sunday, May 19 at the Grand Ballroom of Blacktown Workers Club. Highlight of the program was the announcement and recognition of all who were nominated for the Mother’s and Grandmother’s awards. […]