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Tom Arup wins German Grant for Journalism 2014

Tom Arup, who has been writing successfully for The Age since 2008, has been awarded the German Grant for Journalism 2014. Mr Arup works as an environment editor and covers environment, climate change and energy issues for over five years for The Age. The award, sponsored by the German Government, includes a one week journey to Germany.

German Grant for Journalism

German Grant for Journalism

German Grant for Journalism

German Grant for Journalism

German Grant for Journalism

German Grant for Journalism

German Grant for Journalism

German Grant for Journalism

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Teacher and Assistant Teacher wanted immediately!

Spielwelt German Parents Association is seeking another wonderful Teacher and lovely Assistant Teacher to join our kind and caring teaching team, at our community-based German-language playschool in Turner, ACT. The position is initially 2-days per week (9am to 3:45pm) for the Teacher and 1-2 days per week for the Assistant Teacher.

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Commemoration Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra

On 4 August 2014, exactly 100 years after Great Britain’s declaration of war on Germany, a Last Post Ceremony was held at the Australian War Memorial commemorating the centenary of the First World War. In remembrance of all those who lost their lives in the War, wreaths were laid by the diplomatic corps in Canberra. Ambassador Dr. Müller, accompanied by the Military Attaché, attended the ceremony and laid a wreath on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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World Cup Winners Stamp

The Federal Ministry of Finance is issuing a postage stamp bearing the words “Germany Football World Champions 2014”. Minister of Finance Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble said: “Germany has won the 2014 football World Cup – a remarkable success which we are celebrating by issuing a special commemorative stamp.

New Governor-General welcomes Diplomatic Corps

Having assumed office on 28th March 2014, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has hosted the first reception for the Diplomatic Corps on 25th June 2014, including the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany.

German Embassy supports 2014 Vanuatu Climate Zone Quiz

The German Embassy Canberra will support this year’s Climate Zone Quiz in Vanuatu with 20,000 €. In context of the energy and climate fund of the German Federal Government, the embassy is able to promote specific projects on the political, economic, social and scientific level within the bilateral climate dialogue and, thus, to encourage a transformation towards low-carbon economic systems. The 2014 Vanuatu Climate Zone Quiz is an education programme which  is styled as a televised educational “game show” wherein students from all over Vanuatu come together and compete to demonstrate their knowledge on science, impacts and adaptation solutions to climate change.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier openinge "Review 2014"

On 20 May 2014 Foreign Minister Steinmeier opened "Review 2014" in a conference

"What is wrong with German foreign policy?" Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier asked this question when opening "Review 2014" on 20 May 2014.

Review 2014

Review 2014

"Review 2014" - the discussion can start now.

Zeitschrift Deutschland

Remembrance and commemoration – First World War, Second World War, fall of the Wall

The special issue of DE Magazin Deutschland on the subject “Remembrance and commemoration” focuses on three anniversaries in 2014. The First World War broke out 100 years ago. The Second World War began 75 years ago. The fall of the Wall 25 years ago was the first step on the path to German reunification. Essays by and interviews with renowned historians and political scientists analyse the events and their effects on the present. Young people from Europe, the United States and Israel describe how they feel about these historical events and why they actively support their commemoration.

Consulate Finder

Two German Missions and ten Honorary Consuls throughout Australia offer consular services. Each Mission covers a specific geographic region. To find out which Mission can assist you, what the hours of operation are and how to reach it please use our interactive Consulate Finder.

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