Category Archives: Useful Consular Info

Eiffel scholarships are now open !

If you want to study in France and are a Master or Doctorate student in engineering, science, economics, management, law or political science, you are eligible to apply, through your university…

The new French territorial reform

Since 1st January 2016, France went from 22 regions down to 13. A big change on the map of France as well as in the life of its inhabitants! The decision…

Tips for Notarial Deeds

Your signature on French documents may need to be be authenticated by the Consul General of France in Australia, who is based in Sydney.  Neither the French Embassy in Canberra nor…

Tips for your driver’s license

It can sometimes be difficult to understand all the legal requirements when driving in a foreign country.   If you want to travel and drive in France and have an…

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…

Results of the French Parliamentary Elections

On Sunday 4 and Sunday 18 June 2017, French Parliamentary Elections were held globally to renew the 11 representatives of the French living abroad as well as the 566 members of French Parliament….

Second round of the Parliamentary Elections: useful info

Date of the Second round of the French Parliamentary Elections: Sunday 18 June from 8am to 6pm at the Alliance Française de Melbourne, 51 Grey St, St Kilda. You must provide a…

Preparing for the Parliamentary Elections

The participation rate at the Presidential elections was the highest ever recorded [48% in the first round and 51% in the second round]. We are now ready for a high…

French Parliamentary Elections – Information on proxies in Melbourne

On 25 May at the Honorary Consulate of France in Melbourne, it will be possible to organise your proxy form to vote for the upcoming parliamentary elections (4 June and 18 June 2017)….

Some news from the 1st round of the French presidential elections

On Sunday 23 April 2017, France held the 1st round of the Presidential elections. In Victoria, the elections have taken place in the Alliance Française in St Kilda. The turn…