Category Archives: Local News

New Edition of the “French of the Year Award” by the Courrier Australien

Do you know a meritorius French person who would be invested in one of the following sectors in Australia: Solidarity & Volunteering Entrepreneurship Research & innovation Sustainable development Sports, Arts…

Marie Leautey’s “Lootie” Run

On Thursday 4 August at midday, French woman Marie Leautey aka “Lootie” ran her way into Melbourne’s CBD where she was met by the Lord Mayor Sally Capp and by…

New 2022 Committee at the French Australian Lawyers Society

The French Australian Lawyers Society (FALS) was founded in 2013. FALS is an independent not-for-profit organisation governed by a Committee.  Since its inception, FALS has gathered French avocats and Australian lawyers…

Bastille Day 2022 Ticketed Events

The 2022 Bastille Day French Festival is in 4 days! Not only will you have the opportunity to enjoy their delicious stall holder’s food and products as well as live…

The Enlightenment and the French Revolution

From the second half of the 17th century until the end of the 18th century, the Enlightenment saw the rise of philosophical, mathematical and scientific movements that ultimately  triggered the…

Victoria Smart City x Mobility

On Monday May 30th, the French Australian Chamber of Commerce (FACCI) in partnership with Ashurst hosted an event about the way in which the emergence of the Smart City will revolutionize…

New Release: Island Fortresses

French Academic Jean-Francois Vernay was born in New Caledonia and has produced works in English and in French. He has just released his new book entitled Forteresses insulaires. It is…

Melbourne Accueil Cocktail Evening

Happy 10th Birthday Melbourne Accueil and to many more years of bringing the French community in Melbourne together!             On Saturday 26 March, members and…

Melbourne Accueil

Melbourne Accueil started 2022 with a bang!  Their events included  Chinese New Year Dinner, Bilingual Coffee with Alexandra, Outing at Lysterfield park with Gwen, Meditation with Emmanuelle, and now the…

Call for Volunteers – 2022 Presidential Elections

We need you to help with the running of the Melbourne voting booth for the French Presidential Elections on Sunday the 10th of April and Sunday the 24th of April 2022, at…