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SBS has announced changes to its radio services intended to better meet the needs of multicultural Australia and reflect the country's increasingly diverse society. The latest census data reveals almost 5 million people speak a language other than...
Mirko Cuderman, who is active within the Slovenian Community in Queensland reports on this year's pilgrimage to Marian Valley, which attracted a large number of Slovenian pilgrims from around Australia. The Mary Help of Christian Slovenian Chapel,...

Zora Kirn 1933-2017 R.I.P

The Slovenian Community is saddenned by the passing of Zora Kirn, who was a highly respected member of Melbourne's Slovenian community. Fr Ciril Božič OFM OAM EV, who leads the Saints Cyril and Methodius Slovenian Mission in Kew gave a fitting...
Obesity is on the rise in Australia. Are the reasons behind this growth lifestyle-related, environmental, genetic or a combination of the three? It's estimated that by 2030, almost half of Australians will be obese!
Helena Drnovšek Zorko, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Australia gave us an update on the latest news regarding the valuable work being undertaken by their Embassy in Canberra. Amongst other topics, we asked the Ambassador if there's any...
Prekmurje Reunification Day on August 17th remembers the return of the north-eastern region to Slovenia after WWI. The Slovenian President Borut Pahor marked the occasion that day with an Open Day at the Presidential Palace in Ljubljana, which...
On my travels in Slovenia in August, I also visited our beloved Fr. Valerijan Jenko in Ljubljana, who in July celebrated 65 years since becoming a priest. In this interview he tells us more about the celebration and wishes all Australian...
Secretary of the Office for Slovenians AbroadDr. Zvone Žigon updates us on what is new at the Office and what is coming up in the next few months that would be of interest to all.
Dr Tony Lenko, president of Lipa Club speaks about the club's recent move to new premises at the Italo Australian Club on the Gold Coast. He also made it very clear that any rumours about Lipa Club ceasing to exist are simply not true!
Bishop Les Tomlinson, Bishop of Sandhurst in Victoria speaks about his recent visit to Slovenia for the first time. The visit was organised by Fr Ciril Božič OFM OAM EV who leads the Saints Cyril and Methodius Slovenian Catholic Mission in Kew,...

Events at Triglav Club in Sydney.

Peter Krope, president of Club Triglav in Sydney spoke to SBS about their annual reunion which will be held on Sunday, 13th August. He also spoke about their Annual General Meeting, held on Sunday, 20th August this year and what they have planned...
Karlo Bole was re--elected as president of the Slovenian Assocation Ivan Cankar in Geelong.  He spoke to SBS about up and coming events at their assocation over the next few months.

Ivan Potocnik at the doctor's

Ivan Potocnik talks about his latest doctor's appointment and other occasions during summer.
The hugely successful SBS National Languages Competition is back and its going to be bigger and better this year. Were calling out to all students aged four to 18 years across Australia who are learning a language other than English to enter our...

Fiber in your diet

Dr Belovic talks about fiber in our diet.