• The generosity of the Maltese towards the Catholic Church
    The Maltese community established a very good connection and were the main financial contributors to the Catholic parishes of Wentworthville and Pendle Hill, as the early Maltese made these suburbs their home. Wentworthville and Pendle Hill (later known as Greystanes) are adjoining suburbs in Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia located about 27 kilometres from […]
  • The Last Hoorah
    In our issue 314 of January 2024, Mark Caruana OAM, the President of the NSW Maltese Past Pupils of Don Bosco, announced the dissolution of this organisation that was formed in 1972. It has raised an average of $10,000 annually for the Don Bosco missions. In his last message, Mark Caruana said that though the […]
  • History in a hole: re-burial of a time-capsule at Civic Park
    A visit to Civic Park at Pendle Hill in NSW, where we find the only Maltese monument in NSW, erected in 1988 as part of the Australian bicentenary celebrations, one can now notice with a sense of pride that the major revamp by the Cumberland Council to the tune of $16 million has reached the […]
  • Ludwig Galea f’Sydney għas-seba’ darba
    Se jkun kuncert eċċezzjonali, hekk qed jgħidu l-organizzaturi tas-seba’ żjara fl-Awstralja tal-kantant magħruf Malti, Ludwig Galea. Se jkun kuncert iddedikat għaċ-ċelebrazzjoni ta’ Jum il-Ħelsien u għalhekk il-mużika mill-famuża operetta patrijottika ĠENSNA se tkun prominenti. It-tenur pop, Ludwig Galea ftit għandu bżonn introduzzjoni mal-Maltin ta’ NSW għax kull kuncert li ppreżenta fis-sitt żjarat tiegħu kollha kienu […]
  • Maltese Community Council of NSW hold Maltese Heritage Open Day at Ħamrun Club
    This year 2024, the Maltese Community Council of NSW once again held an Open Day on 21 January following on from its Australia Day celebration at Merrylands, to showcase our Maltese Heritage at the Ħamrun Association in Marsden Park. It was a celebration of our Maltese Heritage in Australia. The MCC was able to showcase […]
  • Maltese Community Council of NSW celebrates Australia Day
    The annual celebration of Australia Day, organised by the Maltese Community Council of NSW (MCC) is regarded as one of its yearly highlights. This year’s event on Saturday 20 January 2024 at the Holroyd Centre at Merrylands was no exception. Marisa Previtera, as the MC, ensured the smooth flow of the afternoon’s event and opened […]
  • Australia Day speech: A history of triumphs and tribulations
    The Voice of the Maltese is pleased to publish the Australia Day keynote speech by Lawrence Dimech delivered at the Holroyd Centre in Merrylands NSW. The activitity is organized annually by the Maltese Community Council of NSW, this year held on 20th January 2024. Thank you for inviting me to be the keynote speaker. On […]
  • All good things come to an end
    On Sunday 14th January 2024, members of the Maltese Past Pupils and Friends of Don Bosco NSW Inc. met at the Wenty Leagues Club in NSW. At the AGM held on the 5th November 2023, a management committee could not be formed. This meant a dissolution of our association, which needed an endorsement by a […]
  • Feast of the Bambina in Cringila
    To understand how significant is the Feast of Our Lady of Victories in the Illawarra area we need to go back to 1973. It is recorded in the history of the St Francis of Assisi parish church that the Scerri family donated the statue which was hand carved by an Italian artist Vincenzo, welcomed by […]
  • Iż-żamma tal-kultura Maltija fost l-emigranti
    Bħalissa hawn f’Sydney, l-Awstralja, l-aħwa Keith u Fabian Demicoli. Keith huwa magħruf sew fost l-emigranti Maltin fl-Awstralja, bħala ġurnalist tal-PBS ta’ Malta, għas-sehem ewlieni tiegħu fil-programm tal-aħbarijiet apposta għall-emigranti li kien jiġi mxandar fuq l-SBS. Fabian huwa magħruf għas-sehem tiegħu fil-passat bħala producer fuq il-programm popolari Xarabank, kap tal-aħbarijiet ta’ Net TV u riċentement jifforma […]