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Notice of Annual General Meeting 2014


The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Maltese Community Council of Victoria Inc will be held at the Maltese Community Centre on Wednesday 5th November 2014 commencing at 7.00 pm. Nominations for election for positions on the MCCV Executive Committee close on Wednesday 22nd October 2014. Read more …

Valletta International Visual Arts Festival 2014 inaugurated

Żieme by Austin Camilleri

 NEWS   Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government, Dr Owen Bonnici inaugurated  - the Valletta International Visual Arts (VIVA) Festival 2014 yesterday. The festival was opened with the unveiling of three main works, Żieme by Austin Camilleri, Power Exchange by JP Azzopardi and Michael Camilleri, and Genesis by Victor Agius. Read more …

Phoenician shipwreck from 700BC located off Gozo


 NEWS   Yesterday Malta’s Minister of Justice and Culture Dr Owen Bonnici said that a Phoenician ship has been located in the central Mediterranean, describing it as a historic event. The shipwreck is located one mile off the coast of Gozo at a depth of 120 metres and dates back to 700BC. Read more …

Abbott government drops proposed controversial changes to race-hate law

PM Tony Abbott (left) and Senator Brandis

 NEWS   Last Wednesday the Abbott government announced that it has dropped its plan to introduce the highly controversial changes to race hate laws, conceding they had become a “complication’’ that was hurting it and risked undermining national unity. This decision follows a co-ordinated and sustained campaign against the free speech amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act had left the Coalition government battered in ethnically diverse communities, particularly in western Sydney. Read more …

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