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 […]

Mon Coloma’s works recognised during solo art exhibit in Manila

Mon Coloma’s works recognised during solo art exhibit in Manila

‘Mother Earth’, one of Mon Coloma’s creations on exhibit
Multi-awarded Filipino-Australian artist Mon Coloma was praised for his works during his recent solo art exhibition in the Philippines.
The exhibition, dubbed “Wisdom of Art” and part of the series of celebration of the 70th Philippine Australian Diplomatic Relations, was displayed on 13 – 28 July at […]

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 […]

Streets Alive to cap Blacktown City Festival on Saturday 27 May

Streets Alive to cap Blacktown City Festival on Saturday 27 May

The Blacktown City Festival which kicked off with a spectacular Medieval Fayre on 20-21 May will close with Streets Alive and Parade Day on Saturday 27 May.
Streets Alive is a favourite event in Blacktown’s annual festival.
Streets Alive parade in previous years.
This year’s Streets Alive promises to be another exciting culmination of the one week […]

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 […]

Filipino film “The Woman Who Left” in Sydney Film Festival 2017

Filipino film “The Woman Who Left” in Sydney Film Festival 2017

Filipino film The Woman Who Left, winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, is among the first 28 films entered in the upcoming Sydney Film Festival, the festival’s organisers announced recently.
Charo Santos-Concio in The Woman Who Left [SFF website]
The 27 other films include music documentaries by hot new Australian talents, festival hits […]

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