The French Australian Review – No 73 Australian Summer 2022-2023

ISSN 2981-894X (Online), ISSN 2203-5362 (Print)     JANE GILMOUR & ELAINE LEWIS, Foreword Vale Colin Nettelbeck Colin Nettelbeck was a co-founder of ISFAR and its journal Explorations (now The French Australian Review). He served in various roles (including president) in ISFAR from 1985 to 2000 and returned as president from 2011 to 2018. A […]

The French Australian Review – No 69 Australian Summer 2020-2021

JANE GILMOUR, ELAINE LEWIS, Foreword CAROLINE WINTER, Com-Memoration of the Great War: Tourists and remembrance on the Western Front Social memory changes in response to the characteristics and needs of each generation, thus it can often present a somewhat more favourable perspective on past events, compared with historical reality. In the lead up to the […]

The French Australian Review – No 68 Australian Winter 2020

ELAINE LEWIS, JANE GILMOUR, Foreword IRENE ROGERS, ‘A Gift for France’: the Australian Bluebird nurses of the Great War WINNER OF THE 2020 IVAN BARKO AWARD In July 1916, a group of twenty one Australian trained nurses known as the Bluebirds left Australia for the Western Front. They were under contract with The New South Wales […]

Explorations – No 19 Dec 1995

(issued December 1997) WALLACE KIRSOP, Foreword COLIN NETTELBECK, Looking Ahead: an 1898 French View of Australian Federation In a short introduction the author recalls the accidental discovery in the late 1980s of some of the pre-war archives of the Melbourne French Consulate and describes a specific 1898 document, namely a report sent by Georges Biard […]

Explorations – No 16 Jun 1994

(issued September 1997) WALLACE KIRSOP, Foreword WALLACE KIRSOP, Dennis Davison A reflection on the contribution of Dennis Davison to Australian cultural life, as a writer, an academic, mentor and participant. He was an Associate Editor of Explorations. EDWARD DUYKER, With a French Accent in the National Library An introduction to the holdings of French material […]