Filipino Nurse Maria Sevilla Appeals for Support for Autistic Son to Stay in Australia

A Filipino lady nurse based in Townsville, Maria Sevilla, has captured the hearts of many Australians in her fight for her son Tyrone and herself to be allowed to stay in Australia. Maria & Tyrone on graduation day The Department of Immigration has denied Maria’s latest visa application on the ground that her 10-year old […]

Filipino Poem: Ama Ko, Bakit Mo Ako Pinabayaan?

Obet Dionisio We would like to share below the poem composed by Obet Dionisio as our offering for the Holy Week. The poem in Filipino translates to “Father, Why have you forsaken me?” Obet initiated in 2000 the holding the Sinaculo (Re-enactment of the Way of the Cross) at Pinegrove Memorial Park on Good Friday. […]

Brian Lorenz Wins Australian Club Entertainment Award

Brian Lorenz with his ACE Award Multi-talented and multi-awarded Fil-Aussie singer and dancer, Brian Lorenz added another feather on his cap by winning the Australian Club Entertainment Award for Rising Star. Brian received the ACE Rising Star Award at the glitzy 17th Annual Australian Awards night held on March 18 at the Blacktown Workers Club […]

Gareth McCray Joins Volunteers in World Down Syndrome Event

Gareth McCray Gareth McCray who recently has been awarded Order of Australia Medal for recognition of his work of many years as an active community volunteer in many fundraising events, radio broadcaster, writer, educator and contributor to the music-arts appreciation area, has added on his plate of activities, assisting in the World Down Syndrome Day […]