AFAS is no more…

AFAS is now officially wound up or rather “cancelled” in the Dept of Justice and Community Safety lingo. Not sure that we like that term “cancelled” !! Click here for the official confirmation Please note that “AFAS Members” can s ...Read More

AFRAN appointments

1. The Victorian hub team leader is Rackel San Nicholas (previously an AFAS committee member). The AFRAN hub leader’s responsibilities and expectations are as follows; – Attend monthly AFRAN steering committee meetings (currently online) R ...Read More

veski highlights March 2021

veski was officially launched on 10 May 2004 and continues to receive annual funding from the State Government of Victoria, which it builds upon through strategic partnerships and collaborations with business, academic and philanthropic organisations ...Read More

Victoria Fellowships in 2020

A group of 12 early career researchers have received Victoria Fellowships to assist them with an international study mission – six in the life sciences and six in the physical sciences. Upon presenting the Victoria Fellowships, the Minister added: ...Read More

AFAS-EGM-27th November 2020

Dear members, Further to my previous notification about our Extraordinary General Meeting, please find attached the reading materials relating to the discussion leading to the motion for the AFAS Vic/AFRAN merger. I look forward to catching up on the ...Read More


Friends, Bearing in mind all recent government announcements at both federal and state levels, steps taken by like organisations in light of the present concerns and restrictions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, AFAS will not be holding any events ...Read More

La Pérouse museum Sydney

C’est 200 ans après l’arrivée en 1788 à Botany Bay de l’expédition commandée par Jean-François de Galaup Comte de Lapérouse, que le La Perouse Museum fut inauguré en Février 1988. L’initiative de la création du musée revient à Pie ...Read More

veski Bulletin

A global innovation community with its heart in Australia With an audience of over 200, on Wednesday 22 May 2019 – veski fast smarts was delivered for the third and final time as part of the 2019 Melbourne Knowledge Week at Deakin Edge, Federat ...Read More

History of the Suez company

At the visit to the Suez Recycling & Recovery Landfill facility on 20th September, many people wondered about the company and whether if it was connected to the Suez canal. The answer is Yes and thanks to Danielle Acton for providing this summary ...Read More


On the occasion of the Centenary of the Battle of Villers Bretonneux and ANZAC Day, the students of ‘Victoria School’ Villers-Bretonneux (Somme) created a video, entitled ‘Do not forget Australia’. The video is dedicated to th ...Read More

Rencontre avec John MacColl

Rencontre avec John MacColl, porteur du projet de l’école franco-australienne de Pozières Même après une vie entière en Australie, il garde la France dans son cœur et son accent. Né à Boulogne-sur-Mer, John MacColl a fait ses études à Lil ...Read More