The innovative and inspiring founder of Gawad Kalinga, Tony Meloto, will be in Australia this coming May! For details of the events he will be a part of, please see the list below: Forum on Gawad Kalinga Social Entrepreneurship

Date: Friday May 24

Time: 6.00 pm – 8.30 pm

Venue: Harold White Theater, Faculty of Architecture, University of Melbourne, 757 Swanston St.

Contact person: Marisa Vedar on 0425 831 673

For more information about GK social entrepreneurship:

GKA Hope Ball 2013

Date: Saturday May 25

Time: 6.00 pm – 11.45 pm

Venue: Ultima Function Centre, Cnr Keilor Park Drive & Ely Court, Keilor

Contact Person: Marylou Dellosa on 0408 679 56

For more information:

Philippine Heritage Day

Tito Tony will also be speaking at the Philippine Heritage Day on 26 May. He is scheduled to speak from 2-2:30pm. Details of the event follow.


The Philippine-Australian Association of the ACT and Monaro Region (PAA), the oldest Filipino-Australian association in the region, is celebrating Philippine Herit-age Day on May 26, 2013 at the Deakin Bridge Club from 1-4 pm.

Philippine Heritage Day is an opportunity for Filipino-Australians to discover their cultural and historical roots and in the process realize the significant value these bring to the wider Australian community. It is also a chance for non-Filipino Australians to learn about Filipino culture and history and better understand the perspective of the Filipino migrant in Australia.

Heritage Day will showcase folk dances , music ,and singing , lectures on contemporary Philippines, PAA choir, Philippine Language school, merienda (afternoon tea) , and more.

The Philippine-Australian Association invites all Filipino-Australians and non-Filipino Australians to celebrate Filipino Heritage Day.

Tickets: $ 5 per person, $10 Family ( 2 Adults and 2 children ,12 years and under)

Children 12 and under free

For bookings please contact :

Albert De Jesus          0431 959 609

Noonee Doronila        0418 259 456

Kym Kunze                 0449 844 647

Zeny O’Reilly             0421 334 774