3 April 2020 - The Philippine Embassy in Canberra informs the public that Filipino crew members are onboard the following cruise ships in Australia: Ruby Princess in New South Wales, Golden Princess in Victoria, and Artania in Western Australia.
The Philippine Foreign Service Posts in Australia and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) continue to work closely with the manning agencies and state and federal authorities to ensure the health and safe repatriation of the Filipino crew of the cruise ships.
Relatives in the Philippines who wish to get more detailed information on the condition of individual Filipino crew members may get in touch with the relevant manning agencies in the Philippines as follows:
The Philippine Foreign Service Posts in Australia remain committed in upholding the welfare and safety of Filipinos in Australia. - END