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  • 9 November 2016

    Explore our universe with a lecture on Gaia and Astrophysics by Dr. Anthony Brown, researcher at Leiden University, and enjoy a free tour of the famous Sydney Observatory!

    To commemorate the famous lecture held by R.P. Cleveringa on 26 November 1940 at Leiden University, Leiden University Fund (LUF) organises lectures around the world since 1946. Every year, these lectures take place end of November and discuss recent, scientific topics.

  • 11 October 2016

    Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of members of the Company will be held as follows:

    Date:   Wednesday 30 November 2016
    Time:   5.00pm
    Venue:  Hilton Sydney | 
    Level 1, rooms 3+4 |  488 George St, Sydney


    Ordinary Business

    To present and consider the financial overview and other overviews
    To receive and consider the Financial Overview and the Director’s Report of the Company for the year ended 30 June 2016

  • 29 September 2016

    With the introduction in South Australia of another bill (attempt 14) for legislation for voluntary euthanasia, join us for an informal presentation (in DUTCH)  on this topic, which will include:

    ·         What happened since 1997?

    ·         What is happening in each of the Australian states? 

    ·         What are some of the differences with The Netherlands?

  • 28 September 2016

    The Australian Design Centre, the venue of our next event, has an interesting new exhibition, Indigenous Design by Nicole Monks and Lucy Simpson, the two recipients of the Arts NSW Indigenous Design Mentorship 2016. 

    The two designers have been working with Australian Design Centre and selected community and industry mentors throughout the year to develop work for this exhibition: Nicole Monks: Nicole Monks: Marlu (Kangaroo) and Lucy Simpson: Dhuwi.

  • 28 September 2016

    Four hundred years ago, Dutch mariner Dirk Hartog (1580–1621) sailed into history when, on 25 October 1616, he made the first documented European landing at Cape Inscription on the west coast of Australia. His crew left behind an inscribed pewter plate as a testimony of their arrival and departure. 

  • 24 September 2016

    Image: Design by Toko

  • 5 September 2016

    October 1616: 400 years ago Dirk Hartog landed at Shark Bay, Western Australia

    The board of the DACC is presenting the Dirk Hartog exhibition to be held at the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, 634 Horsley Drive, Smithfield during the month of October. 

  • 24 August 2016

    Innovation seems to be the buzz word at the moment. There is no problem in the world that cannot be solved if we can effectively innovate. But what is innovation and why is everyone talking about it?

  • 17 August 2016

    Join us for a debate with Robert Portier, journalist and NOS Correspondent, and Stephen Grenville, Lowy Institute and former RBA Chief Economist.

  • 12 August 2016

    In the first week of November (31 oct - 4 nov), His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima will pay a state visit to Australia. The visit will focus on the Netherlands’ historical and wide-ranging bilateral ties with Australia.