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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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APPRECIATION: Fr Joe Pulis, SDB (1932-2017)

Fr Joe Pulis SDB (1932-2017) On Monday, 28th August, 2017, with great sadness, we learned of the death of Fr Joe Pulis, SDB, two days short of his 85th birthday. He passed away at Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne after a short illness. A Requiem Mass for the repose of his soul was celebrated at St Margaret Mary's Church in Brunswick North. Fr Joe was born in Sliema, Malta, on 30 August 1932. He was a member of…
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APPRECIATION: John Zammit (1926-2017)

John Zammit (1925-2017) John Zammit was born on 20 May 1926 in the town of Paola, Malta. His was a very happy life until the age of 14, when war broke out and Malta became a country under siege. From 1940 to1942 it was under constant bombardment. John witnessed the loss of many lives − none more sad than that of his grandparents, whose house was flattened in one of the many attacks. These painful memories…
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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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