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Fr Claude Borg mssp passes away aged 91

The Missionary Society of St Paul, the Maltese Community Council of Victoria and the Maltese community in Australia mourn the loss of Fr Claude Borg mssp, who passed away peacefully on Saturday 17th June at the Uniting Mulluana Residential Care, Blacktown in Sydney on 17 June 2017, aged 91 years. Former chaplain to the Diocese of Parramatta Maltese community, Fr Claude Borg was aged 91 and in his 71st year of profession and 65th year of his missionary…
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APPRECIATION: Anthony “Tony” Paul Zarb (1935-2017)

The Maltese community in Melbourne mourns the sad loss of Anthony Paul Zarb, affectionately known as Tony Zarb. He was a loving husband, loyal brother, dedicated father, proud grandfather and adoring great-grandfather and earned an enduring respect from friends and all who knew him. Tony was a prominent member of the Maltese community in Melbourne. In 1998 Tony became the president of the Maltese Salesian Past Pupil Association and, for the next eight years, he steered…
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APPRECIATION: Carmen Testa OAM, MQR (1934-2017)

A prominent member of the Maltese Community in Melbourne, Carmen Testa passed away peacefully with dignity after a long battle with cancer on 11 April 2017, aged 83 years. Carmen was locally, nationally and globally recognised for her community work. She was the recipient of an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) from the Australian Government, the Midalja ghall-Qadi tar-Repubblika (MQR) from the Maltese Government, the Victorian Premier’s Award, a Senior Citizen's Award, Brimbank's living Treasure, a…
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Malta Consul General for Victoria completes term of office

In a Farewell Reception held on Sunday 18 June at the Maltese Community Centre in Parkville, members of the Melbourne Maltese community joined the MCCV in farewelling the outgoing Consul General of Malta for the State of Victoria, Mr Victor Grech. His term of office concludes at the end of June, after serving for almost four years. Among those present were the Honorary Consul of Malta for the State of Victoria Dr Edwin Borg Manché; the…
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MCCV honours members for their contribution to Maltese community

  The second part of proceedings at the Consul General’s farewell reception held on 18 June at the Maltese Centre in Parkville consisted of the presentation of the MCCV Community Awards 2016. In 2012 the MCCV established its annual MCCV Community Awards to publicly recognise, and show its appreciation for, the valuable contribution of Maltese people to the enrichment of the Maltese community in Victoria, whether by their contribution to scholarship, education, welfare services, culture, the…
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