Monthly Archives: February 2018

New Team at the French Honorary Consulate In Melbourne !

Welcome to Lou Desroches, the new Consular Assistant at the Honorary Consulate General of France in Melbourne! Lou started on 1 February in the footsteps of former Consular Assistant Jean-Paul…

A New Health Cover For The French Expats!

The French nationals residing temporarily in Australia can benefit from a new service! Normally, the health cover by the French Social Security ends once they move outside of France. With…

When An Australian Poet Pays Tribute To A Tragic Event In French History…

The Australian poet Ray Liversidge recently released his fourth book of poetry, Oradour-sur-Glane, published by Littlefox Press. This is his emotional and imaginative response to an incident that occurred in Oradour-sur-Glane in…

Santa Claus needs you!

Do you have a hidden acting vocation? Are you fluent in French? The Melbourne French Theatre organises two auditions for 7 roles (5 men, 2 women) in its next play Santa Clauss…

‘By Josephine’ Invites You To A Late Summer Soiree on 24th February… Yummy!

Do you miss French cuisine ? Would you like to savour it during one of the last warm summer nights? Lucky you, By Josephine, a delicious French Cafe located in…

Farewell to Ron Walker, ”Mr Melbourne”…

On Wednesday 7 February 2018, the State Funeral Service for the late Ron Walker (1939-2018) was held at St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne. A celebration of the dynamic life of Ronald…

The development of a bilingual French-Australian school…in Pozières !

A well-known figure in the local French community, where he was elected for many years as a reprentative of the French Living Abroad, John MacColl continues to invest his energy in…

French Bilingual Association Is Looking For Volunteers !

On the lookout for volunteers! The French Billingual Association is in search of a new treasurer as well as a supervisor for its Playgroup. The French Bilingual Association, a non-profit organisation based in…