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European Federation of Nurse Educators to hold Nursing Conference in Malta in February 2018

Malta will be hosting the European Federation of Nurse Educators (FINE) Nursing Conference from 21-23 February 2018 at the Valletta Campus of the University of Malta. The topic of the conference is Nursing and nursing education: from vision to action in a changing world. The Department of Nursing of the University of Malta would like to invite nurses, nurse educators and researchers across Australia to participate in this conference. The invitation is especially extended to  members…
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AFI invites Maltese community to join in at Australia Day 2018 Parade in Melbourne

Australian Football International (AFI) will be participating in the Australia Day Parade in Melbourne on 26 January 2018, under the banner of the “United Nations of Footy”. People from many different communities in Melbourne will march together under one banner, wearing their different national footy jumpers, to celebrate both our diversity and our harmony. We may come from many backgrounds and cultures, but we are all Australians. AFI invites the Maltese community in Melbourne to get…
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State Government Scholarships to study advanced diploma of interpreting in Maltese language

There is currently a severe shortage of Maltese interpreters in Victoria.  We understand that there is only one Maltese interpreter who has National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) qualifications. The Victorian Government is offering scholarships of $3,250 to students who are accepted into the Advanced Diploma of Interpreting program at RMIT University to study interpreting in the Maltese language. The Maltese Community Council of Victoria encourages those proficient in the Maltese language to take advantage of this scholarship and…
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SIMSHAR – the highly acclaimed Maltese movie now screening in Australian cinemas

Film Director Rebecca Cremona on the film set Malta’s first official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, Simshar is based on the true story of the Marsaxlokk fishing family which shocked the Malta in 2008. The film was shot in 21 locations around the Maltese islands and showcases a lot of our customs. The dialog in the file is in Maltese but it has English subtitles (the trailer can be viewed here: ) The…
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Public Consultation On EU Citizenship Launched

The European Commission has just launched its public consultation on EU citizenship in order to obtain a better insight of what EU citizens experience in practice and what they think can be done to simplify the exercise of their EU rights. The consultation is addressed to individual citizens as well as to civil society organisations and others. This time the EC asks for views about common EU values, such as non-discrimination, and how these values can…
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