Republic of the Philippines
Republic of the Philippines
EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

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Philippine Embassy, Canberra

1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600
www.philembassy.org.au    *Tel. No. 02-6273-2535*


Australian Parliament Recognizes 75th Anniversary of
Philippines-Australia Diplomatic Relations

24 November 2021, Canberra – The Australian Parliament recognized the 75th Anniversary of Philippines-Australia diplomatic relations on 22 November 2021 in Canberra. The motion was moved by Hon Ed Husic MP, Member for Chifley, New South Wales whose electorate has the largest Filipino community in Australia, and supported by many Members of Parliament representing electorates all over Australia.
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Philippine Embassy, Canberra

1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600
www.philembassy.org.au    *Tel. No. 02-6273-2535*


PH and AU Governments work on return of Igorot Axe

Philippine Ambassador to Australia Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega received the Igorot steel and wood axe from Office for the Arts First Assistant Secretary Greg Cox at a ceremony held on 19 November in Canberra.

22 November 2021, CANBERRA – The Australian Government returned to Philippine Ambassador to Australia H.E. Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega a mid-20th century axe used for woodcarving and hunting in the Ifugao communities in northern Luzon.
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PRESS RELEASE

Philippine Embassy, Canberra

1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600
www.philembassy.org.au    *Tel. No. 02-6273-2535*


Filipino Way of Celebrating Christmas Introduced to Year 3 Students in Canberra primary school

Left: Ambassador Ma. Hellen De La Vega introduced the Giant Lantern Festival in Pampanga.
Right: Year 3 students Grace Speirs and Chuol Chuol thanked the Ambassador for her visit.

19 November 2021, CANBERRA – To support St Thomas Aquinas Primary School in Canberra in its project of introducing festivals around the world to its grade school students, Philippine Ambassador Ma. Hellen De La Vega visited the school and talked about the world’s longest celebration of Christmas that can only be found in the Philippines. Over 50 students gathered to listen to the Ambassador’s presentation.
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The Philippine Embassy will be closed to the public on:

Tuesday, 30 November 2021Bonifacio Day

Advisory on Embassy Operations (as of 15 October 2021)

15 October 2021, CANBERRA – The ACT government has lifted the lockdown on 11:59PM, 14 October 2021.

The Philippine Embassy in Canberra will resume regular appointments for in-person consular services from 10:00am to 3:00pm, Mondays to Fridays, excluding public holidays. Bookings can be made through booking.philembassy.org.au.

While the lockdown has been lifted, COVID-19 health measures are still in place:

  1. Clients will be required to wear masks and check in via the CBR QR code before entering the building
  2. Only clients with bookings will be allowed to enter the Embassy at the time of their appointment.
  3. No accompanying persons will be allowed to enter.
  4. If you have been to an ACT COVID-19 exposure site or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, please cancel your appointment in the interest of public health.
Before booking an appointment, please check the travel restrictions of the State and Territory where you reside.
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Para sa karagdagang impormasyon at kapaki-pakinabang na mga link tungkol sa coronavirus (COVID-19), mangyaring bisitahin ang
Australian Government Department of Health - COVID-19 Tagalog Resource

One Health Pass for Incoming Travellers to the Philippines

For more information, visit https://onehealthpass.com.ph/

Please click the image to view the Indicative Notional Calendar of Activities

Gabay para sa mga Returning Overseas Filipinos

To view the infographic, click the following links:
• Guide for Returning Overseas Filipinos upon Arrival in the Philippines
• Swabbing Procedure for Arriving Passengers