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Ambassador De La Vega meets Mr. Luke Gosling MP
05 August 2022, CANBERRA – Philippine Ambassador to Australia Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega met Mr. Luke Gosling MP, Member for Solomon, at Parliament House in Canberra on 04 August 2022. Mr. Gosling served as the Vice Chair of the Australia/Philippines Parliamentary Group in the 46th Parliament.
The Ambassador thanked Mr. Gosling for his support for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of Philippines-Australia relations in 2021. Mr. Gosling spoke on the floor in support of the motion to recognize that 2021 marks 75 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries introduced by the Honorable Ed Husic MP in November 2021, now Minister for Industry and Science.
Mr. Gosling informed the Ambassador that Hala Bira – Experience the Philippines will be held on 27 August at the Darwin Waterfront. The festival will feature a Philippine Village that will showcase Philippine cuisine, games, music, martial arts and cultural show. -- END