_H.E. Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega, Philippine Ambassador to Australia, called on Senator Amanda Stoker on 16 October 2019 at Parliament House, Canberra. They discussed the shared values between the Philippines and Australia as the foundation of the bilateral relationship. Senator Stoker said there is an active and thriving Filipino community in Queensland and commended them for their contributions to Australia. They also discussed opportunities to support Philippines-Australia relations in preparation for the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Philippines and Australia in 2021.