Photo: Publisher of emanila websites, Romy Cayabyab, with Philippine Consul General Anne Jalando-on Louis, upon acceptance of his award for Coverage of Community Affairs in Australia from the New South Wales Parliament in September 2012 at the NSW Parliament House
Since its founding in June 1998 (Centennial of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence), emanila has worked with community organisations, community advocates and stakeholders, government and business organisations and individuals.
With the support of its audience, emanila has maintained its position as a leader in multicultural media in Australia and in the Philippines.
In recognition of emanila’s contribution to the community, multicultural media and marketing, migration advocacy and social media, together with its news publication, The Filipino Australian, emanila has received awards from both the Philippine and Australian governments.
Following are some of the awards received by emanila websites:
Inaugural Award for Technology, National Multicultural Marketing Awards (Nov 2000), Community Relations Commission / NSW Premier
Inaugural Award for Coverage of Community Affairs in Australia, Multicultural Media Awards (Sept 2012), New South Wales Parliament
Best Website (Interactive Media), Migration Advocacy in Media (Dec 2012), Commission on Filipinos Overseas, Office of the Philippine President
Photographer of the Year, Multicultural & Indigenous Media Awards (Oct 2014), New South Wales Parliament
Award for Coverage of Community Affairs, Multicultural & Indigenous Media Awards (Nov 2015), New South Wales Parliament