Farewell & Alles Gute, Herr Barker

23 Feb , 2017  

John Barker - Kenmore SHSGerman Immersion has been his life for the last 22 years, and now Kenmore State High’s highly popular head of the German Immersion Program, John Barker, hangs up his coat.


Karneval in Brisbane: Fun & Fancy dress for all!

16 Feb , 2017  


Get your costumes sorted, grab your friends & experience the best of Germany’s ‘fifth season’, Karneval! Brisbane’s German Club turns into Australia’s Karneval stronghold on Sat. Feb 25 for this iconic celebration of fun, fancy dress, frivolity & fantastic dancers. ALAAF, ihr Jecken!



Study Tour becomes “Experience of a lifetime”

10 Feb , 2017  

alexhillsshs-german-study-tour-215 Alexandra Hills state high school students enjoyed an incredible “experience of a lifetime” as Germany impressed with its beauty, history, Gemütlichkeit … and SNOW!



From sun to snow & back

30 Jan , 2017  

sagse-exchange-2016-17-1Memories of a magical European winter will last a lifetime for the latest group of SAGSE exchange students returning back home.



Tenterfield turns ‘true blue’ Bavarian

10 Jan , 2017   Video

Tenterfield pulls out all stops celebrating Germany throughout the town, welcoming a 25-man brass band from Ottobeuren, Bavaria, for their 9th Bavarian Music & BeerFest on March 1-5. Enjoy Bratwurst to Bier, wine tasting to Schubert mass, dancing to Dirndls, plus wonderful country hospitality and friendliness. Book soon – tickets sell out fast.



Happy New Year – bring on 2017!

30 Dec , 2016  

neues-jahrEin guten Rutsch ins Neue Jahr and all the best for 2017!! What German traditions do you celebrate on New Year? ‘Dinner for one’? Fireworks? Four-leaf clovers? Pigs & chimney-sweeps? Bleigieβen? Raclette/Fondue with friends? Tip: ‘Dinner for One’ is on SBS at 6.10pm on New Year’s Eve.

Frohe Festtage!

22 Dec , 2016  

Xmas angelsWishing all our readers and supporters a wunderbare Weihnachten, filled with the Christmas message of hope, love and peace. May the New Year bring you health, happiness and success! Frohe Weihnachten und ein gutes Neues Jahr from the German in Brisbane team!!

20 films, 6 days – on now!

26 Nov , 2016  

film-german-film-festival-2016What a fabulous launch to the German Film Festival in Brisbane. ‘Goodbye Berlin’ was a brilliant start last night, so get seriously excited about the next 5 days and nights of the best of German cinema – something for every age, every taste, every genre, everybody! … plus our special Editor’s Choice for each day



German Xmas in song

25 Nov , 2016  

AdventskranzDo you miss the gemütlichen candle-lit Advent evenings with the strains of beautiful classic songs of Weihnachten? December 4 is your day – let the German Club’s Liederkranz/Liedertafel choirs transport you into a German Advent musical wonderland.


Blockbuster Film Month!

13 Nov , 2016  

germanfilmfestival2016-cropMovie fans – this is YOUR month! 4 weeks jam-packed full with not one but THREE of the very best Australian, Asian, German and Jewish film festivals – all coming to Brisbane …


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