As seen on the November 2019 issue of The Philippine Sentinel Vice President Leni Robredo was in Sydney, Australia on October 9, to attend an event hosted by the Australia-Philippines Business Council (APBC). During her very brief visit, the vice president found time to meet with various Filipino community leaders at her chosen hotel in […]
Banag-Banag Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Australian Ambassador to the Philippines, His Excellency, Steven Robinson AO, was Banag-Banag’s Keynote Speaker. Banag-Banag, a celebration of Visayan Culture and Heritage, held it’s 25th Anniversary themed “Bulak” on 7th September 2019 at Rooty Hill RSL Club. Gracing the events were Honourable Ed Husic MP, Blacktown City Mayor Stephen Bali and Arturo and Tess Sayas […]
Kings Langley Lions Club admits new Lady Lion
Kings Langley Lions Club has inducted Maryam Popal Zahid as a new Lion. Maryam is very active in Blacktown and is the city’s current Woman of the Year. Originally from Afghanistan, Maryam brings a new aspect to the Club, and highlights the multicultural nature of Lions Club International. Club President, Derek Margerison, believes that the […]
PHCAA hosts Heart Care Forum in Blacktown
As seen on the September 2019 issue of The Philippine Sentinel A heart care forum held last Friday 26 July 2019 at the Blacktown Library Function Centre was a huge success. The community members who attended had a chance to ask relevant questions about their individual concerns pertaining to heart care. Two distinguished medical specialist […]
Lions Club hosted dinner for Filipino disabled child
As seen on the August 2019 issue of The Philippine Sentinel Six-year-old Sergio Abela was a special guest at the July dinner meeting of the Kings Langley Lions Club. Sergio, who suffers from an illness that prevents him from walking unaided, was showing off his new Crocodile Walker which Kings Langley Lions donated together with […]
Leadership When It Matters
First Ateneo Alumni International Convention to be held in Australia
Never before has such an event happened in Australia. Thanks to the fertile mind of incumbent Ateneo Alumni Australia President Miguel “Mike” Alvarez, the event will take place in Sydney on October 25-27, 2019. It is in fact a first in the history of the Ateneo Alumni Association of Australia which was organised by a […]
Dr. Gallardo to speak about the importance of Cervical Screening
Dr. Emerlita Gallardo, President of the Philippine Australian Medical Association and GP-Director of Greater West Medical Centre, Mt Druitt will speak about the importance of Cervical Screening on 1st December 2018 at the Filipino event at Mt Druitt Community Hall from 10 am to 2 pm.
Teresa Pacubas wins another beauty award
This multi-awarded beauty queen is also an entrepreneur. Filipinos in New South Wales see her everywhere there is a Filipino function.
Soliman clan gathers in Sydney for family reunion
The plan was conceived some two years ago but materialised only this month. Members of the family flew in on several flights some of which were piloted by Captain Edu Soliman.
Pabico wins coveted award
It was music to the ears of Mr. Lope Pabico to hear a Hygiene and Food Safety Inspector say “You’re the first Filipino to earn this award.”
Lions District holds Convention in Blacktown
November 3, 2018 ━ Two hundred Lions from Sydney’s 75 Lions Clubs attended their annual District Convention in the West Tradies Club.