Category Archives: Current Posts

AFAS invites you to discover the latest in carbon fibre technology !

On Thursday 17th August 2017, AFAS Victoria  will host a presentation by the Director of Carbon Nexus, Derek Buckmaster, on “Developing innovative carbon fibre technologies”. Carbon fibre  has been  use in manufacturing aircraft, high-end…

Do not miss this professional networking event !

The French Australian Lawyers Society (FALS), French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FACCI) and French Business School Alumni in Australia (FBSAA) organise monthly professional networking events. This next one will take place…

Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War

Jacqueline Dwyer, daughter of  French wool-buyer Jacques Playoust, will  present  the history of wool trading during the Great war period of the early 1910’s. Through the life of her family…

Tour de France FACCI Lunch

On Friday 21 July 2017,  the French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry celebrated the 14th anniversary of its Tour de France lunch. The 2017 Tour de France Lunch took…

Don’t Miss the French Production ”Every Trick In The Book” !

The Melbourne French Theater Company presents Le System Ribadier, otherwise known in English as Every Trick In The Book, a French play written by Georges Feydeau and directed by Alec Gilbert. The…

New French Ambassador in town!

On July 17, newly appointed French Ambassador, His Excellency Mr. Christophe Penot, came to Melbourne for his first official visit. He was accompanied by Mr. Christophe Bories, Economic Advisor to the French…

Bastille Day French Festival 2017

For its third edition, the Bastille Day French Festival succeeded in attracting the crowds to a new venue, the  Meat Market. During the week-end of 15  and 16 July, the market was…

Visit of French Senator Ronan Dantec in Melbourne

On July 14, the French Honorary Consulate in Melbourne was pleased to welcome French Senator Ronan Dantec (member of Europe Ecology The Greens) during his visit to the beautiful city…

Festivities of the French National Day at the Shrine of Remembrance

This year, the traditional celebration of the Bastille Day organised by the French RSL Association, took an very special turn thanks to the ceremony of Legion of Honor bestowed to…

Job Offer: Consular Assistant

In January 2018, after many years of helping the French community of Melbourne, the Consular Assistant at the Honorary Consulate-General of France in Melbourne, Mr Jean-Paul Esnault will retire. We…