Youth

Stories, Rhymes & Fun Event – Generation AusMalts (GAM)

At the Maltese Centre in Parkville on the afternoon of Sunday 25 August the focus was on Maltese words, rhymes and stories for a group of children aged between 4-10 years. A GAM initiative, the Stories, Rhymes & Fun event was held to coincide with Australia's annual Children's Book Week (17th- 23rd August). The idea behind the event was to expose the children to Maltese authors and literature, as well as give them a taste of…
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Presentation of Bishop Joseph Grech Memorial Scholarship Award 2013

At the reception held on Saturday 31 August the outgoing Consul General Mr Charles Mifsud presented the Bishop Joseph Grech Memorial Scholarship 2013 to Ms Kristy Galea. Kristy has completes a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Melbourne, a Certificate IV in Business Administration, and a certificate IV in Occupation Health and Safety at the Australian National Institute of Business and Technology. She also completed a Graduate Diploma and is now completing a Master's…
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Bishop Joe Grech Memorial Scholarship 2012: MY MALTA EXPERIENCE

YOUTH  As the inaugural recipient of the 2012 Bishop Joe Grech Memorial Scholarship, I received $1,000 to put towards the cost of a flight and/or, accommodation in Malta and Gozo as part of the MCCV's initiative to encourage Australian-Maltese youth to visit the islands. I recently had the pleasure of using my scholarship money when I visited Malta and Gozo in May this year for three weeks. Although I had been to the islands previously, it…
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Youth

Welcome to ‘Generation AusMalts!’

Generation AusMalts (GAM) is a group of Aussies with Maltese bloodlines. Working in conjunction with the Maltese Community Council of Victoria, GAM is about linking Australian and Maltese youth together to preserve the Maltese heritage for generations to come. So let’s get this straight… you were born in Australia, lived here all your life, but one or both of your parents were born on this small island in the Mediterranean called ‘Malta.’ Perhaps it was your grandparents…
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