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 71 Australian Summer 2021-2022

ISSN 2981-894X (Online), ISSN 2203-5362 (Print) JANE GILMOUR & ELAINE LEWIS, Foreword   PATRICIA CLARKE, Australian Connections with the Franco-Prussian War 1870 and the Commune of Paris 1871 WINNER OF THE 2022 IVAN BARKO AWARD In 1870 the Sydney Morning Herald published reports of the fast-moving Franco-Prussian war from its Paris correspondent Anna Blackwell culminating […]

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 […]

The French Australian Review – No 56 Australian Winter 2014

HENRY MÉRA, ELAINE LEWIS, IVAN BARKO, Foreword TOM LOCKLEY, Maurice Guillaux: France’s Forgotten Pioneer Airman in Australia This article coincides with the centenary of the first postal flight in Australia carried out by French pioneer airman, Maurice Guillaux. That historic flight between Melbourne and Sydney took place in July 1914. The article summarises what can […]