Monthly Archives: December 2016

New premises and new president for FACCI Victoria

The French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FACCI)  has moved! The French Chamber is now located  at International Chamber House, in the company of the American, Arab, Chinese, German, Indonesian Chambers…

Summer courses at the Alliance Française!

Do you feel like learning French or improving your language skills? Discover the summer courses at the Alliance Française de Melbourne! Summer Courses and 2017 Courses will start in January: children, high…

French pension in Australia?

Future retirees living in Australia can now benefit from the French Sécurité Sociale, based on the following conditions: – they need to be 60 years old or more – they…

Consular corps Annual Dinner

The annual dinner of the Consular Corps was held on Friday, 9th of December in the famous Regent Theater, with the dinner set up directly on the stage! It was…

So Frenchy So Chic’s publication: Le Journal

Jump online and discover the online publication of the beloved So Frenchy So Chic Festival. This publication, entitled “Le Journal“, offers snapshots of French life and presents news from the…

Port of Dunkirk’s delegation in Melbourne

On 29 November, Business France organised a series of meetings and seminars for the delegation of business leaders from the French Port of Dunkirk. It was the first time in Australia for…

Japanese National Day

On December the 1st, the Consular Corps of Melbourne gathered together to celebrate the Birthay of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan in the gardens of the Consular Residence. Amongst the guests…

“L’école du Samedi” opens its doors!

L’École du Samedi organised by the non-profit organisation French Bilingual Association (FBA) will open its doors to bilingual children in Carlton in February 2017! The main aim of the classes is to…

Job opportunity at Chatham Food Store

The upmarket grocery Chatham Food Store is currently seeking to employ French people! The store offers a delicious range of produce from all over the world, including food products from France. They…

Discover the French Christmas dessert: the Bûche de Noël!

Gâteaux by Marc Frissard is a delicious taste of France…right here in the heart of Melbourne’s beautiful bayside! Marc is a French-trained pastry chef, with over 20 years’ experience of…