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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Teachers! Immerse yourself in German(y)

4 Nov , 2016  

germansummerschool-goethe2017Rapidly improve your German skills in a 1 week live-in course. Goethe Institut’s Summer School 2017 invites teachers and adult learners of German students to live, speak and breathe all that is German and Germany – January 9-16, 2017 at Duchesne College, Uni Qld.


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Top Jazz heads to Brisbane: Exclusive Q&A

27 Oct , 2016  


Popular German Jazz Quartet hits the Brisbane scene for ONE NIGHT ONLY on November 4. We talked exclusively with their Australian band leader, Shannon, on the way to Australia after the China leg of their tour … about her band, the tour, and who makes her laugh.



Consulate General goes ‘social’

21 Oct , 2016  

consulategeneralsydney-fbGermany’s Consulate General is embracing its inner ‘social’. Latest news from around the country, local tips and everything for the German community aktuell with their NEW social media platforms.



German in Business: 3 Top Tips

3 Oct , 2016  

business-tripWorking in Germany or with Germans is not just about language. Here are 3 Top Tips for professionals, from German language expert, Dr Isolde Neugart.


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