Philippine Embassy launches “Philippines-Australia Friendship Day” campaign

Philippine Embassy launches “Philippines-Australia Friendship Day” campaign

CANBERRA, Australia (22 May 2019) – On Philippines-Australia Friendship Day, the Philippine Embassy in Canberra highlights the role of Filipino student organizations all over Australia in promoting Filipino culture and heritage in their school communities. The Philippine Embassy has launched a social media campaign celebrating our youth who nurture the friendship between Filipinos and Australians. […]

Mobile Consular Mission delivers services to 600 Filipinos in Melbourne

Mobile Consular Mission delivers services to 600 Filipinos in Melbourne

MELBOURNE–The Philippine Embassy in Canberra completed a five-day mobile consular mission in Melbourne on 14-18 January 2019. The mobile consular team processed 586 passport applications and administered the oath of allegiance of sixty-eight (68) Filipinos who reacquired their Filipino citizenship through Republic Act No 9225 or the Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Act of 2003. The […]

Updated passenger guidelines from Philippine Bureau of Customs

Updated passenger guidelines from Philippine Bureau of Customs

To ensure smooth Customs clearance, please read these guidelines thoroughly. General Provisions Except as otherwise provided for in the CMTA or in other laws, all goods, when imported into the Philippines, shall be subject to duty upon importation, including goods previously exported from the Philippines. (Section 704, CMTA) Regulated Goods Goods which are subject to […]

Mobile Consular Mission for Melbourne, Victoria 14-18 January 2019

Mobile Consular Mission for Melbourne, Victoria 14-18 January 2019

The Philippine Embassy is pleased to announce the details of the Mobile Consular Mission to Melbourne, Victoria: Date: 14-18 January 2019 (Monday-Friday) Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Venue: Monastery Hall, St. Francis Pastoral Centre, 326 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Total slots: 640 The Embassy will now start accepting applications until 640 slots are filled up […]

PSA to recommend OFWs secure national IDs

By Azer Parrocha MANILA — Although getting a national identification (ID) card is not mandatory, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Saturday said it will recommend it for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). “Ang balak po namin ay ipo-propose po namin sa POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration) na sana iyong mga OFW natin bago sila lumabas […]

DFA releases P4.8-M cash aid to OFWs affected by NAIA fiasco

DFA releases P4.8-M cash aid to OFWs affected by NAIA fiasco

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA — Some 962 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the recent flight delays and cancellations due to the runway closure at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have already received a PHP5,000 cash assistance each, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. As of Friday night, the agency released PHP4.8 […]

Doing business in the Philippines

Doing business in the Philippines

A project of the EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN), in partnership with Quisumbing Torres Law Firm, has produced a guidebook titled Doing Business in the Philippines. The book is a useful reference for foreign business people who are interested to invest in the Philippines. It contains the following topics: Summary of steps in starting a business […]

Consular bulletin – April 2018

Updating database of community organisations The Philippine Consulate in Melbourne invites all Filipino community organisations in Victoria to help update our database of contact details. Please help us by providing the following information for your organisation via email to consul@philconsulate.com.au Contact Person Business or Association Name Office Number Mobile Number Address Email 120th Anniversary of Philippine […]

2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas

2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has formally opened the nomination to the 2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas to be conferred by the President in December 2018 at the Malacañan Palace, Manila. The awards are conferred on meritorious individuals and organisations overseas in recognition of their work in the service of […]

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