Be warned about Death Cap mushrooms

ACT health officials have issued a warning about Death Cap mushrooms, after four people were taken to hospital after eating the fungus at a party in Canberra. Read more… Death Cap mushroom victims monitored 4 hospitalised after eating death cap mushrooms Poisoned mushroom eater remains critical Two die in Australia from Death Cap mushrooms Deadly […]

Hotline for people on board sunken boat

Please see the below link for information about a hotline set up by DIAC to receive details from members of the Australian community who believe they may know someone who was a passenger on a vessel which has reported to have sunk in Indonesian waters at the weekend. The hotline number is 1300 724 […]

Christmas Lights in Canberra

The house at 3 Tennyson Crescent in Forrest, Canberra has been awarded “The most lights on a residential property” by Guinness World Record. Gates open and lights on every night from 4 December to 26 December 2011. Entry by gold coin donation in aid of SIDS and Kids (ACT). See the following websites for more Christams Lights: […]

Are you ready for digital TV?

Australia is switching to digital TV progressively. Click here to find out what you need to know about the switchover in your area, Household Assistance Scheme and more:

Christmas Party 2011

After the success of the Christmas Party 2010, we are now organising the Christmas Party 2011 in conjunction with Canberra Australasian Christian Church (CACC) and ACT Chinese Australian Association (ACTCAA). We sincerely invite you and your families and friends to come to this year’s Christmas Party: Venue Function Room Level 2 Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre […]

Tuggeranong Festival 2011

Festival season has started and ACCEPA had their first community involvement in contributing the following five programs at the Tuggeranong Festival 2011 on 26 November 2011. Chinese fan dance “The Truth of Love” Flute and violin duet based on a popular Chinese song “Two Butterflies” Chinese folk dance “Full Moon and beautiful Flowers” Modern dance […]

Push to sing the national anthem in school

A third of students do not consider themselves “Australian”, do you think we should “Push to sing the national anthem in school”? Read this article: Patriot games: Kids told to join Team Australia “Alarmed that a significant number of migrant children do not identify as Australian, Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Minister Nick Kotsiras is promoting […]