564 / July 2019

How quickly time passes! I know it is a platitude, but true nonetheless: the months seem to fly by faster and faster every year and just like that, another financial year has come to an end.

For the new year we want to see some changes at the Welfare in that we would like to see our organisation move with the changing times. With that in mind we are revising the work processes in the office with the aim of making them easier and more effective.

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563 / June 2019

In May we celebrated our 64th Gala Night, our annual AGWS fundraiser. A German themed dinner followed by a performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni by the opera company Opera on the Move Co-Opera made for a festive and celebratory atmosphere, greatly enjoyed by all.

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562 / May 2019

The Maifest will be celebrated in Germany to mark the arrival of spring. The Maibaum is a tradition going back to the 16th century.It is a great community event to decorate the tree or tree trunk and we all remember the village and town fete on the 1st May.

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561 / April 2019

I am sure the same has happened to you before: one plans and organizes, but life just doesn’t play along and has something entirely different in mind. Which is what happened to us: Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have to postpone The Melbourne German Weeks to May 2020.

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560 / March 2019

As far as events are concerned, March will be a little quiet. As every month we cordially invite you to our film afternoon on the 7th of March. Otherwise the month will we needed for the preparation for the 2nd German Week, which we will celebrate in May. Many exiting events are planned!

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559 / February 2019

Welcome back to another year. May 2019 be a happy and health year for you and your family! The AGWS Committee held its consultant lead strategic planning workshop on 18th January. The main focus was on change.

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