Radio Tagumpay showcases Fil-Aussie talents for a good cause

The recently established Filipino-Australian community radio show, Radio Tagumpay, is undertaking a special fundraising concert on Saturday, 15th August from 7pm at Asquith Leagues Club, in Sydney’s northern suburb of Waitara. The concert dubbed “Inspire, a multi talent extravanza” reflects the philosophy of the radio show. Tagumpay is Filipino for success. Radio Tagumpay follows the […]

Maria and Tyrone Sevilla receive approval for permanent stay in Australia

By Violi Calvert TFA readers have been involved in Maria’s quest for a visa for her and her son Tyrone, who has autism, to be able to stay permanently in Australia. Maria & Tyrone Sevilla now all smiles At the last update from Maria, she shared that she and Tyrone were granted a bridging visa […]

Paying tribute to the passion and grit of the Australian Men’s Handball Team

By Violi Calvert I have been to five men’s handball world championships and a few other international competitions such as Qualifyers, Tri nations tournament and SuperGlobe Championships. The author as Handball Australia Media & PR Officer – 2013 World Championship In 2005 WCh which was held in Tunisia, I was with husband John and older […]

Sydney PH Consulate hosts celebration of Kalayaan 2015 to packed Bulwagang Rizal

Text by Violi Calvert | Photos by Freddie Mendoza The Philippine Consulate General of Sydney on Sunday morning hosted a flag ceremony with entertainment numbers to commemorate the 117th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence. Consul General Anne Jalando-on Louis and her family members (Dr. Gerard Joseph Louis, Gabrielle Marie, and Gerard Andre), officials […]