Press Release

Australian Government Scholar Appointed to UN Human Rights Body

(6 November 2014) The United Nations Human Rights Council appointed today Australian Government scholar and Philippine human rights lawyer, Atty. Ricardo A. Sunga III, as a Member of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent.

Filipino scholars to drive development initiatives in government agencies

30 January 2014 - Filipino recipients of Australian postgraduate scholarships have successfully completed their studies and are returning to drive and re-energize development initiatives in their home government agencies, including the Departments of Education, Interior and Local Government, and the Civil Service Commission.

Australia launches 2014 Australia Awards Scholarships in the Philippines

(21 February 2013 ) World-class academic standards, exposure to multi-cultural environments, leadership opportunities, and, best of all, the opportunity to contribute to the Philippines’ development – these are some of the things that future leaders from the Philippines can look forward to from Australia Awards Scholarships.

Australia to honor outstanding Australian-educated Filipinos

Nominations for the 2018 Australian Alumni Excellence Awards are now open. The awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of outstanding Australian-educated Filipinos in their field, industry or community. Thousands of Filipinos have completed undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Australia since the 1950s, and the Australian Alumni Excellence awards sets out to acknowledge their successes.

Australia, PPP-NEDA ink deal on specialised Public Private Partnership (PPP) Scholarships

The Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines and Carnegie Mellon University in Australia (CMU-A) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Philippine government officials to pursue Masters of Science in Public Policy and Management and specialised courses on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) at Carnegie Mellon University in Australia.