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Having Dual citizenship: an unmixed blessing?

By Prof. Maurice Cauchi & Dr Edwin Borg-Manché   |   While most citizens welcome the option of possessing a second citizenship, and many are even prepared to spend millions to possess one, recent events in Australia have highlighted the problems which a second citizenship can unwittingly lead to. Several members of the Federal Parliament have had to resign on finding out that, unbeknown to them, they had also a foreign citizenship through birth in another country or…
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Maltese in Melbourne give new Consul General a warm welcome

The new Consul General of Malta for the State of Victoria, Ms Joanna Pisani, received a warm welcome at a well-attended reception, which was hosted by the Maltese Community Council of Victoria at the Maltese Centre in Parkville on Thursday 21 September 2017. The reception was also held to celebrate the 53rd Anniversary of Malta’s Independence. Among the distinguished guests at the reception were MCCV President Mr Victor Borg; Mr Eddie Micallef, Chairman of the Ethnic…
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Augustinian Sisters celebrate 60 years of religious ministry in Australia

On Sunday 24 September 2017 the Augustinian Sisters, Servants of Jesus and Mary, celebrated 60 years of their religious ministry in Australia with a thanksgiving mass held at St Martin De Porres parish church in Avondale Heights. The main celebrant was Auxiliary Bishop Terence Curtin who was assisted by eight concelebrants Fr Brendan Hayes, Fr Nhan Le, Fr Anthony Kerin, Fr John Taliana mssp, Fr Denis Carabott mssp, Fr Carm Borg, Fr Ivano Burdian mssp and…
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Current Maltese radio programs retained in new SBS Schedule

The SBS Radio Services Review has been finalised and the outcomes were published on 22 September ; The new schedule will take effect on 20 November 2017. The two weekly one-hour programs in the Maltese language have survived the review. The only change is that the programs will be broadcast on Tuesdays and Fridays both at noon, instead of Tuesdays at 12 noon and Saturdays at pm. Both programs will be broadcast on the FM Analogue…
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Maltese DownUnder TV show is back on air for Season 4 on Channel 31

The popular Maltese DownUnder TV program in its Season 4 is back on air on Channel 31 (C31) . The original plan was to produce Season 4 earlier on this year when C31’s broadcast licence was first extended by the Federal Government for 6 ; The reviews for the program were really good and encouraging, with viewers asking for more. Maltese DownUnder TV show producers and presenters: Mark Avellino and Marlene Scicluna The production team led…
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