Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions: cultural program
contemporary German and European culture scenes to Australians.
We focus on topics in multi-year cycles. For 2019 - 2022, these are:
- How New Ideas Supercede Old Ideas
- The Culture of Equal Rights
- Ecology and Sustainability
We also organise several residencies for German artists and experts together with our local
partners, offer international liaison work and consulting as well as promote European cultural
understanding, for e.g. through our cooperation with other European cultural institutes across
The Goethe-Institut does not represent expatriates or German citizens abroad. If you have consular inquiries, please contact your German consulate or embassy. In addition, you will find several German networks and heritage organisations in Australia.
- Cultural institutions
- Music ensembles and small theatre groups
- Community groups and other organisations, including businesses
Please note: The proposed use of the venue should be consistent with the philosophy of the Goethe-Institut. Inspections are very welcome.
In contrast to various foundations and Australian councils, the Goethe-Institut is not a funding body and does not grant subsidies or provide sponsorship.
New ideas for German-Australian projects or events are welcome. Please approach us well in advance (at least 12 months).