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Greame Bounday (18 5 1941- 4 10 2018) played Slovenian music in Australia for over 50 years, despite not being of Slovenian background. He played in many Slovenian bands in Melbourne including the legendary Quintet Bled with whom he recorded a...
Irene Creasey, teacher of German at Kambrya Secondary College in Berwick, Victoria is very enthusiatic about getting her students actively involved with this year's SBS National Languages Compeition.
The Slovenian Community in Australia has sadly lost yet another of its well known and respected members. Jože Nemeš, passed away after losing his battle to cancer on September 22nd, 2018. He was aged 73. Jože was born in the village of Dolencih in...
Bernadette Zanet, representing the Bonegilla Migrant Experience spoke to us about their recent reunion at the former Bonegilla Camp for refugees and migrants. The BONEGILLA REUNION AND ANNUAL BACK TO BONEGILLA MIGRANT CAMP GATHERING took place on...
Melbourne's Slovenian community celebrated the golden jubilee anniversary of the blessing of the Saints Cyril and Methodius Slovenian Catholic church in Kew, Victoria. This event, which attracted a large number of visitors was held on Sunday,...
On Sunday 14th October, the Sydney Slovenian community celebrated 45 years since the Slovenian church St Raphael's at Merrylands was blessed.
The Slovenian Community in Perth celebrated the 40th anniversary of their Slovenian Club on Saturday, October 13th 2018. Club president, Marijana Kakar joined us on SBS Slovenian to speak about how they celebrated this special milestone. She was...
Fr Metod Ogorevc OFM took over the leadership the Saints Cyril and Methodius Slovenian Catholic Mission in Kew in 1997, after the death of Fr Basil Valentin OFM OBE in July of that year. He led the mission for four years, up until 2001 when Fr...

In memoriam Danilo Šajn (1926-2018)

The Slovenian Community in Sydney has lost another well known and respected member. Danilo Šajn passed away on Monday, September 24th 2018, aged 92. He is survived by his wife Zofija, son Jožko and daughter Danica, who, along with the wider...
Blessed Anton Martin Slomšek is one of the greatest Slovenians to ever live. His feast day is on September 24th, and it's only a matter of time before he's finally canonized as Slovenia's first saint.Fr Ciril Božič OFM OAM EV, who leads the Saints...
Mrs Danijela Hliš speaks with SBS Slovenian about the importance of Dementia Awareness Month.Dementia Awareness Month 2018September is Dementia Awareness Month. Visit dementiafriendly.org.au and sign up to become a Dementia Friend today.* The...
Many Slovenians have immigrated Down Under in search of a better life, over the past decade or so. There are examples of new arrivals being falsely led into believing that life in Australia is opulent, luxurious and prosperous, with very little...
Mrs Draga Gelt OAM leads the Slovenian Drama Group in Melbourne, which is inviting us to their shows paying tribute to the 100th anniversary of the death of the world famous Slovenian poet, writer, cultural worker and visionary, Ivan Cankar (1876...
Father's Day is celebrated in Australia every year on the first Sunday in September. In our special feature marking this year's Father's day,  Loti Kovačič, aged 8 and her 5 year old younger brother, Erazem from Bendigo in central Victoria...
Listen to the entire program and wake in remembrance of the late Father Valerijan Jenko OFM OAM which took place in the hall of the Saint Rafael's Slovenian Catholic Mission in Merrylands on Sunday, July 15th 2018. The event was organised by a...