Events in Australia

Are you interested in international cultural exchange and social challenges? Do you have questions about German educational and cultural policy, language and global developments?

Within the worldwide network of Goethe-Institutes, we frequently tackle issues not only relevant to Germany and the German Language.

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Some of our Events take place at our Australian offices in Sydney and Melbourne. Larger meetings, fairs and performances also at our partners' locations, and on stages, in halls and at festivals in all Australian states and territories.

Find an overview over upcoming concerts, discussions, exhibitions, lectures and trainings sponsored by the Goethe-Institut in Australia below.

Click on the event title to view details. Goethe-Institut Australien is very much looking forward to meeting you there.


    Comic artist Flix illustrates his idea of 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall
    Goethe-Institut Melbourne

    Jubilee festivities on 28 October at 6:00pm

    The exhibition is a celebration of the Conny Dietzschold Gallery's core international program, which focuses on "new tendencies in conceptual, concrete and constructive art."
    Conny Dietzschold Gallery, 99 Crown Street East Sydney, NSW 2010
    Writer and director Falk Richter combines forces with Chunky Move’s Artistic Director, Dutch choreographer and dancer Anouk van Dijk.
    Public Talk with writer and theatre director
    Dance film series
    Goethe-Institut Melbourne
    19 artists in residence in 6 countries
    Australia, Canada, England, Germany, France, Netherlands
    Residency of German sound artist Abel Korinsky

    Artist Talks: 28 – 30 October

    SA, Tas, Vic, WA
    Presentation by Dr Norbert Lammert on Germany and the EU

    Attention: Documentary Cathedrals of Culture on screen from 28 October

    Goethe-Institut Melbourne & Sydney
    Krautrock pioneers in their first Australian performance since 1975
    Goethe-Institut Melbourne
    The silent film "Verdun: Vision of History", screened with live piano accompaniment

    Goethe-Institut Australia

    90 Ocean Street
    Woollahra, NSW 2025 Australia
    PO Box 37, NSW 1350
    Tel. +61 2 83568333
    Fax +61 2 83568314
    Directions Sydney

    Goethe-Institut Australia

    Level 1, 448 St. Kilda Road
    Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia
    Tel. +61 3 98648999
    Fax +61 3 98648988
    Directions Melbourne

    Video: Enemy Aliens

    Enemy alien - three generations of Australian internees © Goethe-Institut Australien
    During the World Wars, Australia interned some 20.000 so-called enemy aliens. We interviewed contemporary witnesses.

    Melbourne: Interns wanted

    Goethe-Institut Melbourne seeks interns for its departments of Teachers Services and Language Courses for an immediate start. More...


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