Bridging the Distance website: over 300,000 Australians have Dutch roots – are you one?

I was just on Twitter and discovered this fabulous new website called "Bridging the Distance".  It opens with the fact that over 300,00 Australians have Dutch roots.  Are you one? http://www.bridgingthedistance.com.au This beautifully-designed site is part of the 2016 Dirk Hartog celebrations this year.  You can find some earlier posts I've already published so far … Continue reading Bridging the Distance website: over 300,000 Australians have Dutch roots – are you one?

Dutch TV episode and lesson plan – Becoming a mum in Melbourne

Dutch TV is a weekly television program on community TV Channel 31 in Melbourne and Geelong (Australia) and Foxtel Aurora. (Australia wide) We have been broadcasting for 4 years.  The program is about Dutch people living in Australia and is presented mostly in Dutch with English subtitles so that we can connect to everyone who has … Continue reading Dutch TV episode and lesson plan – Becoming a mum in Melbourne

More Dirk Hartog 2016 initiatives around Australia

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Canberra and the Consulate General in Sydney proudly announce their support to four new Dirk Hartog 2016 projects. Art installation Spice Winds at VIVID 2016 | Sydney In celebration of our Dirk Hartog year, Dutch-Australian art installation Spice Winds will light up Circular Quay during Vivid … Continue reading More Dirk Hartog 2016 initiatives around Australia

Tim would like to move from the Netherlands to Australia – can anyone help?

Hi members of the Dutch Australian website, last February i had holidays in Noosa at the house of a dear friend for a month and have seen the nice life in Australia and i decided to leave Holland and start a new life in Australia and did the search for the possible Visa. I had … Continue reading Tim would like to move from the Netherlands to Australia – can anyone help?

Information Day in The Hague – Doing Business in Australia

For any Dutch Entrepreneurs interested in doing business in Australia, this upcoming information day in The Hague is the place to be. Organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Civil Service for Entrepreneurs in The Netherlands, it's a free event on Thursday 7th April from 12.30pm until 5.15pm and has an interesting line … Continue reading Information Day in The Hague – Doing Business in Australia

Dutch TV Online

Have you discovered the Dutch TV YouTube channel yet?  https://www.youtube.com/user/Dutchtvonline/videos Or visit the website: http://www.dutchtvonline.com/Dutch_TV/Welcome.html Dutch TV was started by Carole Overmaat - you can read her profile here: https://dutchaustralian.com/meet-dutch-australian-carole-overmaat-of-dutch-tv/ It's a a weekly television program aimed at Nederlanders in Australie which has been running for 4 years.  It's broadcast on community TV Channel 31 in … Continue reading Dutch TV Online

Callout for Dutch migrants that have established a successful business in Australia

In 2016, the Netherlands and Australia are acknowledging the important historic event of the 400th anniversary of Dirk Hartog's landing in Western Australia. As part of this celebration, a magazine will be published later this year.  I am researching an article focussing on business connections between the two countries, and one angle is to connect with … Continue reading Callout for Dutch migrants that have established a successful business in Australia

Kristel Zweers: Dutch comedian performing in Perth, Australia

Dutch comedian Kristel Zweers Kick-started her comedy-career by winning the second prize in the Dutch Lucky Strike Comedy Talent Tour in 2001. Ever since she has been performing at about every comedystage there is in Holland. As one of the few female comedians she managed to survive the harsh comedy scene, became a regular head-liner … Continue reading Kristel Zweers: Dutch comedian performing in Perth, Australia