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

Chinese history cash plan 澳洲華人據史力爭,謀求政府經濟補償

CHINESE community leaders will ask the federal government to set up a fund that would acknowledge Australia’s history of racial discrimination against Chinese migrants. The fund is seen as an alternative to pressing for a formal apology for past anti-Chinese policies, including taxes imposed by colonial governments to deter Chinese migrants. Similar funds have been … Read more

Exploring the China syndrome: prosperity without profile 探索中国综合症:有钱无地位

THE kids, says Hong Lim, are doing fine. They have degrees, professions, and lots are driving a Mercedes. Life’s good. But the state Labor MP says there is something missing in this success story for a growing middle class of Chinese Australians: they don’t have a say in the national conversation. “There is no voice, … 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

Coalition Government Needs to Take Cultural Diversity Forward 自由党联合政府需要推动多元文化前进

Wei Shen, Secretary and Spokesperson for the Chinese Community Council of Australia (Victoria Chapter) (CCCAV) urged the Coalition Government to propose and put forward a long term strategic plan rather than putting more red tape within the bureaucracy. “What the new government should be thinking about is to effectively respond to ongoing issues and develop … Read more