Kate Roc Andres takes the helm of PCC NSW for the third time

By Violi Calvert At the recent election of office bearers of the Philippine Community Council of NSW, Kate Roc Andres was elected as President for the third time. In 1994, she was elected as President wherein she stayed for four years and again in 2003 when her tenure was for two years. Kate Roc Andres […]

A Dose of Enlightenment and Bewilderment

UNTIL LAST Saturday’s (February 11) Annual General Meeting and Election of the Philippine Communities Council of NSW, it has been awhile since I attended its meetings. In fact I could not even remember the year that I attended to represent our association, the North Shore Filipino-Australian Association [NSFA]. And in the years that followed my […]

Vassili issues rejoinder to Pimentel’s NSW Premier’s Awards blog

I am very disappointed that some individuals purporting to be within the community have expressed some negativity around the awards. I have been sufficiently engaged with the Filipino community long enough and count many amongst my very good friends, as a Labor Candidate, I want to dispel the unfounded correspondence as divisive and politically motivated [...]

Who won the elections?

It’s been about four months now since the Philippine Community Council – New South Wales (PCC-NSW) elections. Relationships have been strengthened and some deteriorated. Emotions ran high, and then settled down as new directions were revealed. For a term that only lasts for a year, and for an unpaid post, politics should have no place. […]