Category Archives: Local News

Melbourne Accueil

Melbourne Accueil recently held its Annual General Meeting, and again this year the feedback was really positive! Melbourne Accueil was created in 2012, a non profit association entirely dedicated to…

News From the Bastille Day French Festival

Bastille Day French Festival Inc. recently held its Annual General Meeting and elected a new President, Dr Jane Gilmour, while Elisabeth Kerdelhue remains Vice President, Catherine Cardinet, Secretary and Olivier Deschang,…

Lunch with the French Ambassador and the Victorian Treasurer

On Friday 22 September, the French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a CEO boardroom lunch with Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas and HE Christophe Penot, the French Ambassador to Australia….

Gontran Cherrier is opening a second bakery in Melbourne !

            Gontran Cherrier, the well-known French baker, has just opened a second bakery in Melbourne. After the success of its first boutique in Collingwood, he has…

Masculinity during the French Revolution

On September 25,  the Melbourne Salon, in collaboration with the Alliance Francaise de Melbourne, organised a presentation on masculinity during the French revolution. The representations of masculinity in literary texts dating back…

Australian veterans, heroes of the French liberation

On Saturday 26 August, the Mayor of the City of Greater Bendigo, Cr. Margaret O’Rourke, organised a reception in honour of its local veterans, Mr Ronald Berry and Mr Harvey Bawden, who were recently…

Consular Assistant Needed in Melbourne!

 Définition de la mission Le/la titulaire de l’emploi sera en charge des tâches administratives consulaires pour les Français du Victoria sous l’autorité du Consulat général à Sydney et en collaboration…

French Speaking Kindergarten Teacher position available !

The Ecole Francaise de Melbourne runs a specialised French immersion preschool program based on the French National Curriculumat Renown Kindergarten in Toorak. The EFM program is currently looking for a…

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…