Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Rotary Club invites the Consular Corps to its Angus Mitchell Oration

For its annual Angus Mitchell Oration, the Rotary Club of Melbourne hosted Australian legend John Bertrand, AM to deliver an adress on leadership in sport. The members of the Consular…

Melbourne Accueil: what’s happening in March ?

All year round, Melbourne Accueil organises brunches, visits, conversation groups in English and French as well as many other activities.  There is always something for you and your family ! What activities are…

French Connexion is officially launched!

The newly-created French Connexion association offers the following services to its young members: IT Services  : graphic design, web development, mobile app development, device repair, system administration (25$/h for the…

The French Film Festival is back!

Don’t miss the 27th edition of the annual French Film Festival, in Melbourne between the 2nd and the 24th of March! Each year the Alliance Française curates a selection of the best contemporary French films,…

“Somewhere in France – Australians on the Western front”

The University of Melbourne School of Languages and Linguistics organises a series of events to coincide with the opening of the bilingual exhibition entitled “Somewhere in France – Australians on the…

The Website of the Consulate General of France keeps improving!

Following the introduction of new procedures, the Consulate-General in Sydney’s website has evolved. Thus the articles on registration (l’inscription au registre) and proxy voting (vote par procuration) were totally redesigned. You…

Fair weather report for the French Australian relations !

Diplomatic ties between France and Australia are very strong, as witnessed by recent visits at the highest level of Government, between our two countries. Just recently, the Australian Ambassador to…

Successful welcome coffee for Melbourne Accueil and French Assist!

On the 16th of February, Melbourne Accueil and French Assist organised a Welcome Coffee for their members at the Honorary General Consulate of France in Melbourne. it was a wonderful occasion to get acquainted over a coffee and a…

French Academic Erik Orsena seduces his Australian audience

Prix Goncourt winner and member of the prestigious French Academy, Erik Orsenna was in Melbourne on Wednesday 18th of February at the Alliance Française Melbourne. If the title of his lecture was ‘’The future of large rivers”,…

Annual General Meeting of the French Australian Lawyers Society

The French Australian Lawyers Society’s Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 2 February at the Consulate General of France in Sydney. The new board is composed as follows: President : Marie Wilkening-Le…