Archive for the Australian Culture Category

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) last month welcomed more than 50 key representatives, from government and community organisations, to discuss multicultural community engagement for the 2016 Census of Housing and Population on 9 August 2016. (more…)

Australia is a successful and prosperous country, but would Donald Horne still say it is a lucky one? (more…)

Ito ang pinakatampok na araw sa buwan ng Marso dito sa Australia.

Ang ‘Clean Up Australia’ ay itinatag ni Ian Kiernan at Kim Mckay nuong ika-8 nang Nobyembre 1989, at ang kauna-unahang ‘Clean Up’ ay inilunsad nuong buwan ng Enero 1990. Ito ay pinamunuan ng Unang Ministro ng bansa noon na si Bob Hawke. (more…)

Just a few days after Ivan Hinton and Chris Teoh signed the marriage registration papers at Canberra’s Old Parliament House, the High Court of Australia ruled that ACT’s Marriage Equality Act 2013 could not operate concurrently with the Federal Marriage Act 1961. (Source: AFP) (more…)

(Editor’s Note: This piece was contributed by Mr. Rei Ozaeta who is a frequent visitor to Australia. He’s a Filipino American who now resides in Los Angeles. He once fought with the Philippine Army. Boat people and others who have just arrived in Australia will not appreciate nor understand the slang used in the letter below. I thought it is best published unedited for readers to appreciate.) (more…)