Filipino nurse Maria Sevilla receives bridging visa to stay in Australia

The Filipino Australian is privileged to share the great news from Maria Sevilla regarding her application for visa which would allow her and 10 year old son Tyrone to stay in Australia. Maria & Tyrone on graduation day At 2.15 this afternoon, 28th April 2015, TFA Community Blog Editor, Violi Calvert received this text message […]

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 […]