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Opening Hours for the German Missions in September/October 2014

The German Embassy in Canberra and the Consulate General in Sydney will be closed on Friday 3 October and on Monday 6 October. The Office of the Honorary Consul in Brisbane will be closed on 29 September and from 1 until 3 October. The Office of the Honorary Consul in Perth will be closed on 25 and 29 September and on 3 October. Emergency phone number for the Embassy: +61 (0) 417 497 503. Emergency phone number for the Consulate General: +61 (0) 412 359 826

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

Absolventen der International Business School

ANU Centre for European Studies Doctoral Scholarship

The Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies invites applications a PhD Scholarship for2015 commencement.

Kindergarten © picture-alliance/dpa

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.

Mutter und Kind aus einem Bildschirm

News of Deutsche Welle available worldwide via Outernet

Deutsche Welle has signed an agreement with the newly-launched Outernet as an additional content distribution channel. The satellite-based Internet provider promises free access to information.

"Liberty Train"

Liberty Train –The Journey of Christian Bürger

30 September 1989: Over 4,000 people squeeze into the gardens of the West German Embassy in Prague. The West German Foreign Minister Hans Dietrich Genscher addresses them: “We’re here today to tell you that today your emigration …”

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.


Please use our interactive Consulate Finder to find out which mission can assist you:
Consulate Finder

Daily News from Germany -

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

Please find here the daily news from Germany