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The public is advised that the Philippine Embassy will be closed on the following Philippine holiday:
In case of an emergency, the Embassy Duty Officer may be reached at Mobile Number (61) 0408 735 383.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC ON VISA APPLICATIONS
Effective 01 October 2016, the Philippine Embassy will no longer accept non-machine readable passports from all visa applicants. This applies to all types of passports.
This is in line with the policy of the Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) that it shall no longer allow the entry of foreign nationals holding non-machine readable passports in all airports and seaports by the 1st quarter of 2017.
For information and guidance.
PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN AUSTRALIA
UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS SINGERS ON TOUR IN AUSTRALIA
10 August 2016 – Internationally acclaimed and multi-awarded University of Santo Tomas Singers (UST Singers) called on Philippine Ambassador to Australia Minda Calaguian-Cruz in Canberra following a successful performance in Melbourne. Read more:
PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRALIA MINDA CALAGUIAN-CRUZ AND AMBASSADOR LUIS CRUZ ENGAGE WITH STUDENTS OF THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU) INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SOCIETY
03 August 2016 – H.E. Minda Calaguian-Cruz, Philippine Ambassador to Australia and her spouse Ambassador Luis T. Cruz, former Philippine Ambassador to Korea, had an open discussion with students of the Australian National University (ANU) International Relations Society on 03 August 2016. There were more than 60 participants in the event. Read more:
NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMENT HONOURS 26 FILIPINO PROFESSIONALS AS THE PHILIPPINES AND AUSTRALIA MARK 70 YEARS OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS
29 July 2016 – The Northern Territory Government of the Commonwealth of Australia awarded 26 Filipino professionals with a Certificate of Recognition for their meritorious service in their own fields of expertise on 29 July 2016 at the Northern Territory Parliamentary House in Darwin. Hon Peter Styles MLA, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Minister for Asian Engagements and Trade of the Northern Territory, led the awarding ceremony. Three of the honourees received their certificates posthumously. Read more:
THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY PARTNERS WITH OISHI O WOW! FOR PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN JUNE 2016
18 July 2016 – The Philippine Embassy in Canberra partnered with Philippine-based Liwayway Marketing Corporation to feature the iconic snack brand Oishi O Wow! during Philippine Independence Celebrations in Canberra, Australia June 2016. In every event, guests raved about their Oishi O Wow! snacks which included Crispy Patata (baked potato flavor) and a variety of flavors of Marty’s Cracklin’. Read more:
PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR VISITS THE AUSTAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
07 July 2016 – H.E. Minda Calaguian-Cruz, Philippine Ambassador to Australia, visited the headquarters of Austal in Henderson on 07 July 2016 as part of her first Official Visit to Western Australia on 04-08 July 2016. Ambassador Calaguian-Cruz was welcomed by Austal CEO Mr. David Singleton joined by Marketing Manager Mr. Paul Sparke and Vice President for Sales and Marketing Mr. Ben Marland. Read more:
CONSULAR MISSION TO PERTH SERVICES OVER A THOUSAND CLIENTS
The Philippine Embassy rendered consular services to a total of one thousand four hundred seventeen (1,417) consular clients in Perth, Western Australia from 4 to 8 July 2016. Read more: