Government Extends Tourist Visas for Parents of Australians 聯邦政府延長澳大利亞公民父母旅遊簽證時限

The president of Chinese Community Council of Australia (Victorian Chapter) Dr Stanley Chiang welcomes the recent announcement of the Federal Government to grant five-year tourist visas with a 12-month stay on each entry to suitable applicants who have applied for a parent visa outside Australia. Furthermore the Government will also consider tourist visas of up … Read more

Moving On – the New 21st Century Directions for the Chinese Australian Community 繼續前進 – 澳大利亞華人社區在21世紀的新方向

[three_fifth padding=”0 20px 0 0″] The Chinese Community Council of Australia’s “Moving On” national conference was a precedent success. The organisers had to turn away last minute registrations – the event attracted seven times more registered participants than the first conference in Sydney last year. The first day presented and discussed viewpoints of the community’s … Read more

No More a Community without Profile: The Chinese Australian community is resolved to building its public voice 向沒有公共影響的社區形象揮手作別: 澳洲華人社區決心建立公共領域統一聲音

CCCAV launched a media release event on the 1st Aug, 2012, in the Parliament House. Over 30 media representatives and other guests, including community leaders, attended the event, which finished later after planned schedule. Presentation Highlights: The President of the Victorian Chapter of the Chinese Community Council of Australia (CCCAV), Dr Stanley Chiang, opened the … Read more

Building the Chinese Australian Voice 共建澳華之音

The Chinese community in Australia is saying the days of being a migrant community with no public profile are numbered. It is no Chinese whisper. ’Building the Chinese Australian Voice’ is the first priority for breaking their invisibility in Australian sovereign developments and globalisation. Breaking this stereotype of the Chinese community is part of the … Read more

Chinese students lose confidence in night train safety 中國學生对乘坐夜班列車出行的安全失去信心

The “Assault on students spark on-line fury” (Peter Cai & Jen Rosenberg SMH 24April2012) conjures a feeling of insecurity when travelling alone at night on our Sydney metropolitan trains. A subsequent SMH (Peter Cai 26 April 2012) report, headlined “Chinese Students at risk in Australia”, highlighted the unfavourable outcry about the safety of Chinese citizens … Read more

Our Work is Not Done, Victorian Chinese Voice Needs to be Heard 澳华社区工作任重道远,我们需让更多人听到维州华人的声音

On Saturday 26 November 2011, the Chinese Community Council of Australia (Victoria Chapter) held its Annual General Meeting, hosted by one of its members 2Future Education in Box Hill. Dr Stanley Chiang, President of the CCCAV, reported that 2010/11 was all about consolidation and contribution. “CCCAV stepped up its engagement with Victoria’s Chinese community and … Read more

New Castle University Urged to Rethink Chinese Programs 纽卡索大学准备缩减中文课程

Dr Anthony Pun, National President of Chinese Community Council of Australia (CCCA) is urging Professor Caroline McMillen, the Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University to rethink and reassess its decision to reduce its Chinese Programs from a major to a minor within its Bachelor of Arts degree. “As Australia prepares itself to have a greater China focus … Read more

CCCAV Congradulates VMC New Commissioners 祝贺维州多元文化委员会新专员上任

On Thursday 25 August 2011, the Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, the Hon Nick Kotsiras MP announced the appointment of new Commissioners to the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC). Wesa Chau, 2010 Young Victorian of the Year and Deputy President and Spokesperson for the Chinese Community Council of Australia (Victoria Chapter) (CCCAV) would like to … Read more

Parliament House Visit for Chinese Community Leaders 华人社区领袖齐聚维州议会大厦

[three_fifth padding=”0px 20px 0 0″] More than 50 members from various Victorian Chinese community organisations attended an afternoon gathering at the Parliament House of Victoria on Thursday the 18th of August. This event, hosted by the Victorian Chapter of the Chinese Community Council of Australia (CCCA), was an information session for the upcoming 2012 CCCA … Read more

CCCA National Conference: Finding the Chinese Australian Voice 澳华社区议会大会-探寻澳洲华人的声音

[three_fifth padding=”0 20px 0 0″] Finding the Chinese Australian Voice How will Chinese Australians have a voice in redesignating the “Lambing Flat Riots” in our National History Curriculum? For the Chinese in 1861, it was expulsion through brutal persecution, by a lawless white mob, heralded by guns on horseback. ‘Have we inadvertently short-changed generations of … Read more