Upcoming Events

Pinoy Power in August 2024

Pinoy Power Career Networking Open to all Like-Minded Professionals in Melbourne

Launched in November 2021, Pinoy Power is a series of interactive learning and networking events with an overarching theme and a panel of two to four speakers from various industries and professional backgrounds.

Kwentong Pinoy in November 2024

Kwentong Pinoy Community Storytelling Event in Celebration 

of the Filipino Language  

In September 2022, the first Kwentong Pinoy storytelling event was held to promote the richness and diversity of Filipino language and culture, and to encourage children’s creativity through storytelling. The event was featured on What’s On Melbourne, The Philippine Times and SBS Filipino.

UPAV AGM / Early Christmas Party (Family Day)

The UPAV year-end event gathers families and friends to celebrate the holiday season.  

Past Events

Membership Launch - 29 June 2024

🌟 Thank You for Making Our Membership-Tier Launch Event a Success! 🌟

We are thrilled to share that our Membership Launch and Alumni Reunion held on 30th June at Talyer Auto Highpoint exceeded all our expectations! 

With more than our targeted 50 attendees, the evening was filled with warmth, engagement, and excitement from start to finish. From the nibbles and fun get-to-know-you games to the buffet dinner, presentations, and raffles, everyone was comfortable and thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

Alay kay Inay, Mother's Day - 11 May 2024

On 11th March, UPAV hosted Alay Kay Inay, a dedicated Mother’s Day event with more than 100 attendees at the Community Hub, Docklands. 🌹

Graced by Consul General Maria Lourdes Salcedo, perfomances by The Kiko Choir and CHEDI and drumming with kids by Alex Fidel, free canapes by Chef Miguel from Six30 Bistro and Bar with support from Mama Sita's, emcee Bryan Yap, and products and services showcased by event sponsors.

Addressing Racism: Next Steps Community Forum - 25 May 2024

On Saturday 25 May, UPAV hosted Addressing Racism: Next Steps, a free community forum, attended by 40 participants at the Victorian Trades Hall. 

The forum is a culmination of community consultations facilitated by UPAV early this year on behalf of the Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA), to help inform the development of the National Anti-Racism Framework.