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Don't Lose Your German
an Interview on SBS Radio

Members of the "Qu Qu Club", run by the Australian-German Welfare Society Melbourne, meet regularly in order to cultivate their mother language: German. 

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Portrait of the AGWS

Interview with Linde Mohr on SBS Radio

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AGWS - an ageing population

Interview with social worker Tanja Gawin on SBS Radio

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German Language Playgroup "Rappelkiste"

"Rappelkiste" is the Australian-German Welfare Society's German Language Playgroup. The group is led by a German pre-school teacher. Every Thursday morning during school term time we play, paint, draw, glue, sing, rhyme and listen to stories. Of course in German! For children aged two upwards, accompanied by an adult.


Parkdale - Thursday mornings 10am-12pm, during school term

Parkdale Church of Christ, 176 Como Parade West, Parkdale

Enquiries and bookings: Gine on


Frankston - Wednesday mornings 10am-12pm, during school term

If you are interested, please contact Gine on


Cost: $10 for the first child; $5 for every other sibling; 

The AGWS family membership for one year is $60, which includes insurance with Playgroup Australia.


A Project of the Australian German Welfare Society -
"Deutsche Sprache und Traditionen spielend beibehalten"