H.E. Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega, Philippine Ambassador to Australia visits La Trobe University and is introduced to the work of the Philippines Australia Studies Centre on 21 August 2019 in Melbourne. Professor Nick Bisley and Dr. Trevor Hogan welcomed the Philippine Ambassador to the University. The Philippine Australia Studies Centre was established in 2003 as a joint venture between La Trobe University and Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.