Category Archives: Events

Annual General Meeting and Induction of Officers (2016-2018)
Saturday, 18 March 2017
Venue: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown City Library

Free Information Session (in partnership with the Philippine Australian Community Services, Inc.)
Tuesday 24 May 2016
Venue: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown City Library

Annual General Meeting and Induction of Officers (2016-2018)
Saturday, 6 February 2016
Venue: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown City Library

Public Forum and Workshop – In partnership with Philippine Australian Community Services, Inc.
Looking after our Elderly Information Session
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Venue: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown City Library

Fruit Picking and Picnic
Saturday, 4 June 2016
Venue: Watkins Farm, Hawkesbury

National Tree Day (Tree Planting)
Sunday, 31 July 2016
Venue: Chapel Lane, Baulkham Hill

36th Anniversary Celebration and Christmas Party
Tentative date: November 2016
Venue: Gilda’s Residence, Balcktown, NSW

Annual General Meeting 2015
Sunday, 8 February 2015
Venue: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown City Library,

Fundraising Event – Bamboo Concert
Friday, 27 March 2015
Venue: Whitlam Centre, Liverpool

Oblation Cup Golf Tournament
Monday, 6 April 2015
Venue: Rosnay Golf Course, Auburn

National Tree Day
Sunday, 26 July 2015
Venue: The Hills Sydney’s Garden Shire

35th Anniversary Celebration and Christmas Party
Saturday: 28 November 2015
Venue: 86 Lancaster Road, Blacktown

UPAAA-NSW Family & Friends’ Christmas Party 2018

     UPAAA-NSW is inviting its members and other UP alumni to its Christmas celebration on the 24th of November 2018 at Collaroy NSW.

     Reconnect with old friends, meet new ones and reminisce about UP days over food (share your favourite dish or contribute $20 each), games, a raffle and other entertainment.  Donations for prizes are most welcome.  Please RSVP on or before 18 November by contacting  Kindly specify your contribution as well as the names of any guests (e.g. family – kids are welcome) whom you will be bringing along.  Since the venue is a private residence, you will be given the complete address after you have confirmed your attendance.

     See you there!

Looking After Our Elderly

Looking After Our Elderly

A free info session presented by UPAAA-NSW and the Philippine Australian Community Services Inc. (PACSI)

An info session presented by PACSI and UPAAA-NSW ~

For those who would like to attend, please RSVP for catering purposes (see contact details on the updated flyer).

NOTE: Access to the venue is via the external lift from the carpark or the foyer (ground floor) staircase at the right side (if you’re facing the building) of the main entrance. Access from inside the Library is not available.

7th Oblation Cup Golf Tournament

Date:     6 April 2015 (Easter Monday)

Venue:  Rosnay (Auburn) Golf Course
                 5 Weymouth Avenue, Auburn NSW

Time:     Players’ registration from 6:00 AM
                 Tee off at 7:00 AM

Event Chairpersons:  Dr. Cora Francisco and Engr. Ferdi Francisco

UPDATE: Photos of 7th Oblation Cup Golf Tournament now available on Photos page.

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This annual Easter Monday event is the primary fundraiser for our Scholarship Grant which assists deserving undergraduate students from the University of the Philippines.

Since 2008, we have financially supported five scholars toward their graduation. We currently have two scholars who are both studying at UP Visayas – Tacloban College, one of the two UP campuses badly damaged by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in 2013 (the other one being the School of Health Sciences in Palo, Leyte).

How To Join: Interested players must register by 30 March 2015. Please refer to the flyer below for more information.

How To Help: You can support this event (and in turn, our Scholarship Grant) by being a sponsor/donor. Any amount you can contribute will be highly appreciated. Kindly provide your contact details so we can acknowledge your contribution and send you an official receipt.

Please send your cheque/money order payable to UPAAA-NSW at PO Box 270, Penshurst LPO, Penshurst NSW 2222.

For direct deposits, please send an email to to get the bank details.

7th Oblation Cup Flyer (pdf)

UPAAA-NSW Christmas Picnic 2014 with Family and Friends


Sunday, 23 November 2014 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Lions Park (North Burge Rd near Brick Wharf Rd), Woy Woy, NSW

UPDATE: Photos of Christmas Picnic 2014 now available on Photos page.

Join us for an early Christmas celebration with fellow UP alumni!

  • What to bring: Food & drinks (potluck), picnic mat (optional)
  • There will be games for adults & kids. Donations for prizes are welcome!
  • Getting to the venue (if you’re not going by car):  From Woy Woy train station, you can take Bus 64 (operated by Busways Central Coast) departing from Stand 4, & get off at Brick Wharf Rd near North Burge Rd stop. Or you can walk from the station (around 20 minutes).


Please RSVP by 19 November (Thursday) at this link

Membership Survey

In preparation for UPAAA-NSW’s 35th anniversary in 2015, we would like to get your feedback to determine the alumni/membership profile in NSW & the ACT, and to help develop better and more efficient strategies toward achieving its goals.

This survey is open to all UP alumni in NSW and the ACT, whether members of UPAAA-NSW or not. Personal information provided in this survey will be used for membership purposes only and will not be disclosed to other parties without your written consent.

Please click here to participate in the survey.