Australia - Hostage siege in Sydney (15.12.14)
France utterly condemns the hostage siege in a café in downtown Sydney, which just ended with the intervention of the police.
We extend our sympathy to the families and friends of the victims of this heinous act.
Tourism – Promotion of France in Australia (24.09.14)
In order to strengthen France’s position as one of the most popular tourist destinations for Australians, our diplomatic network in Australia and Atout France organized a series of events in cooperation with tourism professionals.
Foreign trade – G20 – Visit to Australia by Ms. Fleur Pellerin (17-19.07.14)
This visit will provide an opportunity to strengthen trade relations between our two countries: our trade surplus with Australia has increased in recent years (€1.7 billion in 2013), becoming France’s 5th largest trade surplus.
Cultural network update – Australia – “Victor Hugo: Les Misérables - From Page to Stage” exhibition (18.07-09.11.14)
This exhibition is part of the “F20 creative France” initiative launched by our embassy in Canberra aimed at promoting 20 French-Australian cultural events that are emblematic of the richness and diversity of our actions in this country.