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Feli Lacorte

Feli Lacorte

VP - External Affairs

Postgraduate Master in Social Administration (UQ, 2005)
Graduate Diploma in Human Services (UQ, 2009)
Tertiary Bachelor of Science in Social Work (Ateneo de Davao University, 1992)
TAFE/Vocation Studies
Diploma in Small Business (TAFE – Southbank, 2020)

Roles & memberships:
Current National Vice President-External Affairs, FILCCA
Current State Vice President for Industry, Filipino-Australian Business, Industry and Communities Council of QLD Inc (FABICCQ)
Member, Filipino-Australian Foundation of Queensland Inc (FAFQ)
Member, Queensland Filipino-Australian Arts Association Inc (QFAAA)
Member, Filipino-Australian Business Society Inc (FABS)
Member, Filipino-Australian Gold Coast Inc. (FilAust GC)
Member, Toowoomba International Multicultural Society Inc. (TIMS)
Board, Ethnic Communities Council of Logan Inc
Honorary Member, Queensland African Communities Council Inc (QACC)
Handmaid of the Lord, CFC - Brisbane

2021: National Award for the State Leadership Awardee given by FILCCA
2014: QLD Awardee; Police-Communities Orientation Day
2012: National Awardee for QLD State on 171 Club circling the Globe in Logan

Feli Lacorte first arrived in Australia in 2004 as a recipient of AusAID postgraduate scholarship where she completed Masters in Social Administration at the University of Queensland. After working for 16 years in the Government of the Philippines, Feli migrated to Australia as a skilled Social Worker. For over 12 years, Feli coordinated and organised various multicultural community groups, and trained refugees and asylum seekers find sustainable settlement and employment in Southeast Queensland and relocate them in regional Queensland.

Throughout her career in Australia, Feli has also been extending pro-bono activities to help Filipino international students and migrants accessed job opportunities in Queensland. Since 2018, Feli established her own business called Flaglines Regional Placement Agency that supports employers in regional Australia find overseas and new employees to settle in their new environments. Currently, Flaglines covered 5 Regional Councils such as Toowoomba Region, Lockyer Valley, Southern Downs, Western Downs, and Goondiwindi Region in supporting regional employers.

Feli is the current Vice President of the Filipino-Australian Business, Industry and Communities Council of Queensland (FABICCQ) Inc, a state organisation where she holds Industry portfolio. Feli continues to lead the organisation in advocacy campaign for policy changes in employment and migration to support regional employers find suitable workers as part of her portfolio which aligned with her current role as Vice President-External Affairs of the Filipino Communities Council of Australia, at the national level.

Current Job / Business:
Managing Director of Flaglines Pty Ltd
Flaglines is a specialised recruitment and placement service for Filipino skilled jobseekers to work full time and long term with our employers in regional Australia. Flaglines also caters to multicultural applicants and mainstream Australians who are willing to relocate to the regions. Flaglines supports regional employers experiencing skills shortages to fill their job vacancies and supports their overseas and new employees settle in their new communities
Director of FarmHand Australia Pty Ltd

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