Monthly Archives: September 2016

Presentation by Nathalie Garçon

On the occasion of the visit to Melbourne of Dr Nathalie Garçon, CEO of IRT BIOASTER, on Thursday 15 September, the Honorary Consul General of France gathered a group of leading French scientists  for a…

Register for proxy voting at the consulate: one day only!

– FRENCH ELECTIONS – On Thursday 29 September 2016, there will be the opportunity to sign up for proxy voting for the upcoming French elections. This will take place at the Honorary Consulate General of…

The team at the Honorary Consulate General of France in Melbourne!

The permanent team in the Honorary French Consulate in Melbourne consists of two people: the Consular Assistant Mr Jean-Paul Esnault and the Honorary Consul-General Mrs Myriam Boisbouvier-Wylie. They are assisted by a…

Meet the new Melbourne Accueil Team!

Following the recent Annual General Meeting of Melbourne Accueil last weekend, some new appointments have been made. The new team is waiting for you! This organisation welcomes all francophone and francophile people who…

Monaco Soirée

Tourism in Monaco in conjunction with Atout France: what an excellent reason for a soiree! On the 7th of September 2016, Her Excellency Ms Catherine Fautrier, Ambassador of Monaco to Australia, Mr Andrew Cannon AM,…

French ePassport holders can now use Smartgate!

As of 20th June 2016, French citizens of 16 years and older, holding an ePassport, are eligible to use automated border gates (Smartgates) on arrival at Australian international airports. This will make for faster…

Book Launch : Courtesan and Countess, the Lost and Found Memoirs of the French Consul’s Wife

The ballroom of the  Alliance francaise of Melbourne  was the perfect setting for the launch of  Courtesan and Countess, the Lost and Found Memoirs of the French Consul’s Wife on Thursday…

What’s happening at French Assist Melbourne?

French Assist Melbourne is a non-for-profit benevolent society dedicated to helping members of the French community in Melbourne and Victoria, under the auspices of the French Consulate. Find here the most…

Art in the making: Mirka Mora’s techniques and materials

In a fascinating lunchtime seminar at the University of Melbourne, PhD candidate Sabine Cotte spoke on celebrated artist Mirka Mora’s techniques and use of materials. Born in Paris in 1928, Mora moved to…

Brexit: what are the implications?

What are the implications of the “Brexit” for the European Union? What options does the EU have for reform in the current economic and political climate? What is the Future of…