Community Information - Philippines

Capital City: Manila
Population: 100.1 million(World Bank 2014)
Currency: Philippine Peso (PHP)
Area: 300,000 km2

Philippine community in Australia:

At the end of June 2011, 183,010 Philippine-born people were living in Australia.

Remittance statistics:

The Philippines ranked fourth in the list of top recipient countries of recorded remittances in 2012.

World Bank (2012)
Estimated bilateral remittances: US$ 24.5 bn 
Estimated remittances from Australia to the Philippines: US$862 mn 

Click here for more remittance data.

Filipino Embassies & Consulates in Australia:

Philippine Embassy, Canberra

1 Moonah Place
Yarralumla ACT 2600

Ph: 02 6273 2535/36

Philippine Consulate General, Sydney

Philippine Center, Level 1
27-33 Wentworth Avenue
Sydney NSW 2000

Ph: 02 9262 7377



Philippine Honorary Consulate, South Australia

Level 1/204 Portrush Road
Trinity Gardens SA 5068

Ph: () 0434 911 202


Philippine Consulate General, Brisbane

126 Wickham Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Ph: 07 3252 8215

Philippine Consulate General, Darwin

22 Mirrakma Crescent
Lyons NT 0810
P.O. Box 42457
NT 0811

Ph: 08 8927 3926


Philippine Consulate General, Hobart

29 Argyle Street
Hobart Tasmania 7000

GPO Box 814
Hobart Tasmania 7001

Ph: 03 6213 5510

Philippine Consulate General, Melbourne

Level 5 Suite 11a 11 Queens Road
Melbourne, VIC 3004

Ph: 03 9869 7182 
Email:  Website:

Philippine Consulate General, Perth

Unit 2/116 Mounts Bay Road
Perth WA 6000

PO Box 855
South Perth WA 6151

Ph: 08 9481 5666 Email: 

Filipino Organisations in Australia:

Philippine-Australian Community Services Inc (PACSI)

Filipino Communities Council of Australia, Inc. (FILCCA)

Philippine Community Council of NSW

Filipino Community Council of Victoria, Inc. (FCCVI)

Filipino Media in Australia:

Ang Kalatas

The Philippines Times

The Filipino Australian

Bayanihan News

Filipin Oz directory

Philippine Community Herald 

Filipino Radio SBS yourlanguage/filipino

Filipino Show, Radio 3ZZZ

Filipino Radio Brisbane