Incumbent Ateneo Alumni Australia President Miguel “Mike” Alvarez has announced that he attended the All-Ateneo Alumni Convention in California this October. He was accompanied by his wife.
La Salle Bowling Team routs Ateneo de Davao Alumni
De La Salle University Alumni won by 814 points. The event was held at the AMF Castle Hill on July 25. 2016. Lead scorer for the Ateneo team was lawyer Kate Roc Andres of Ateneo Law School. She struck down 589 pins. Andres is the incumbent president of the Philippine Community Council of New South […]
SAFSI President refuses to perform her role by Aida Morden, PhD
Prima West, the newly-elected President of Sydney-Australian Filipino Seniors Inc (SAFSI), seems confused of her newfound role as she surrounds herself with ‘advisers’ coaching her how to do the very basic function of resolving disputes amongst her members. The ill-advised President refuses to follow the SAFSI Constitution and continues to ignore requests for a meeting […]
Understanding End-of-Life Care
A seminar on understanding the End-of-Life Care was held on April 24, 2016 at the Blacktown Library Function Centre, under the auspices of the Timek Iti La Union Association. The speaker was Remedios Alvarez-Solarte, MSN, RN, NP, Professor Emeritus of Nursing from Michigan, USA. She is a multi-awarded Filipino-American, who is a Founding Member of […]
The End-of-Life Care Seminar
A seminar on understanding the End of Life Care was held on April 24, 2016 at the Blacktown Library Function Centre, under the auspices of the Timek Iti La Union Association. The speaker was Remedios Alvarez-Solarte, MSN, RN, NP, Professor Emeritus of Nursing from Michigan, USA. She is a multi-awarded Filipino-American, who is a Founding […]
Sydney Knights of Rizal Awards 18th Golf Cup Champions
ANZO Regional Commander Sir Bing Rana KCR, Sydney Chapter Commander Sir Danilo Peralta KOR, Golf Chair Sir Philip Ranoso KCR, Overall Champion Art Phiyasiritkul, Chapter Archivist Sir Francis Delos Santos KCR and Chapter Exchequer Sir Jhun Morales KR. The event was held last Easter Monday on the 28th of March 2016 at Fox Hills Golf […]
Banag-Banag dancers perform during Premier’s Harmony Dinner
Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka with the Banag-Banag Dancers and Marissa Dionson-Bala during the Premier’s Harmony Dinner taken on 10th March. The Banag-Banag dancers representing the Philippines performed the “Sinulog” which is a ritual prayer-dance honouring Señor Santo Niño or the Child Jesus. Marissa Bala is the incumbent president of Banag-Banag Association.
Knights of Rizal hold AGM
The Knights of Rizal (KOR) Sydney Chapter held its Annual General Meeting and Biennial Elections on 13 February 2016 at Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club to elect their new set of Board of Trustees to serve for the Rizalian Years 2016-2018.
Lions Club provides meals for poor children in the Philippines
The Kings Langley Lions Club continues to support communities, both locally and internationally. The Club now participates in a project that provides meals for poor children in the Philippines.
Caring for our heroes
Caregiving resources for Seniors and veterans and the legacy of WWII in the Philippines The Bataan Legacy Historical Society, in collaboration with AARP CA, the Filipino American Communities & Veterans Associations of Union City, Daly City, Vallejo and Sacramento will present CARING FOR OUR HEROES, a series of caregiving events with AARP Community Ambassador Major […]
The evil that men do . . . in PCC
To this day, Alric Bulseco continues to flaunt his title as Vice President-External of the Philippine Community Council as most other officers and members of the PCC-NSW board were personally handpicked by him through lobbying prior to every PCC Annual General Meetings. Unless some fickle-minded officer of PCC changes the date of the election, the […]
UPAAA-NSW Officers Inducted
New officers of the University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Australia – New South Wales Chapter were sworn into office by Cr. Edmond Atalla MP last month on the 6th of February at the Max Webber Function Centre in Blacktown.