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Consular and Passport Outreach: Quebec City

Consular and passports staff will be available for notarial or Australian passport appointments in Quebec City on 22 June 2016.

If you require Australian passport or notarial services, please contact consular.ottawa@dfat.gov.au to book an appointment.

 

Consular and Passport Outreach: Winnipeg

Consular and passports staff will be available for notarial or Australian passport appointments in Winnipeg on 31 May 2016.

If you require notarial or Australian passport services, please contact the Australian Consulate in Vancouver on +1 604 694 6165 to book an appointment.

 

Australian Films at Inside Out LGBT Film Festival in Toronto

Two Australian films, "The Escape Hatch" and "Holding the Man" will be screened at the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival in Toronto. The festival runs from 26 May to 5 June.

For more information 

 

Lifelines: Indigenous Contemporary Art from Australia

Lifelines: Indigenous Contemporary Art from Australia is an exhibition at Québec City’s Musée de la civilisation running from 21 October 2015 to 5 September 2016. The contemporary Australian Indigenous art attests to the cultural vitality and rich history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, carrying on powerful artistic traditions dating back more than 60,000 years.

Lifelines exhibits close to 100 works selected by guest curator Professor Françoise Dussart of the University of Connecticut. They are displayed in an open space that evokes the vastness of Australia— its earth tones, vegetation, and blue skies. The exhibition features three thematic zones: "Land of Dreams", "Land of Knowledge", and "Land of Power".

At the entrance to the exhibition is Karrku, an immense collective work by 36 artists from the community of Yuendumu in the Tanami Desert. Two interactive terminals detail the ancestral stories that underpin the piece. Further on, three creative video montages take a look at the human presence dating across the millennia. There are also 11 family learning stations to spark young people's curiosity. 

For more information

 

 

Spotlight Australia

Canadian Stage: Spotlight Australia

Canadian Stage, a leading contemporary theatre company in Toronto, is dedicating its biannual Spotlight Festival to the creative talent of Australia.  Spotlight Australia will feature the work of five of Australia’s most innovative, outstanding performing arts companies, over a six-week period in March-April 2017.

 

Tickets and more information. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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