Category Archives: Local News

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…

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…

Camberwell Primary School Poetry Competition Award Ceremony

On Wednesday 21 June, Camberwell Primary school had the pleasure to celebrate the achievements of their students who participated in the school’s French Poetry competition, in presence of the French Honorary General…

Le Courrier Australien is reborn… online !

Founded in Sydney in 1892, Le Courrier Australien has been the longest running foreign language newspaper in Australia. It is a bilingual news source, providing the community with updates on the…

La Grande Récré in Melbourne is Hiring !

La Grande Récré in Melbourne is seeking a qualified teacher to join the team on a part-time basis. The required days are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The candidate must at…

“Dis Moi Dix Mots” French competition winners Glen Eira College

On May 18, Glen Eira College students were formally invited to Paris to collect their award  from the prestigious French competition “dis moi dix mots”. Glen Eira College which has…

Kangourou des maths awards Auburn High School

Auburn High School, member of the Australian Association of French English Bilingual Schools (AAFEBS), is proud of its French section which is fully recognized by both the French and the Victorian…

Big news for “La Grande Récré de Melbourne”!

            Tuesday 16 May 2017 marked a milestone for “La Grande Récré de Melbourne“. After months of hard work and negotiations, “La Grande Récré de Melbourne” was…

Glen Eira College award winners!

Students from the Year 9 Immersion class, and students from the Year 7 CNED class have won the first prize awards in the Dis-Moi Dix Mots Annual International competition! The…

What’s new at the French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry?

If you are interested in becoming involved in the activities of FACCI, consider taking part in these upcoming events: 29 May: private viewing of Van Gogh masterpieces at the NGV…