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23 July 2024

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) in collaboration with the “Accademia d’Arti e Mestieri dello Spettacolo Teatro alla Scala” offer ministerial scholarships to international students attending of the Master in “Performing Arts Management”, aimed at training high-level professionals with managerial and economic skills specific to the world of live entertainment. For the […]

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15 July 2024
Launch of “Progetto Ciao!” by Amplifon at Carrum Downs Aged Care

Yesterday, our Vice Consul Mariagiovanna Rizzo had the honor of participating in the official inauguration of Amplifon Foundation’s activities in Australia, with the launch of the ‘Ciao!’ Project in the Victoria region. This project, born in Italy in 2020 to combat elderly isolation during the pandemic, has already engaged approximately 20,000 individuals across 200 aged […]

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10 July 2024

Icon – Italian Culture on the Net is a Consortium of 14 Italian Universities active since 1999 in the promotion of Italian language and culture in the world through e-learning and new technologies. The Consortium provides 10 semester scholarships to partially cover the fees for self-study enrollment in the first semester of the first year […]

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25 June 2024
International Day of Women in Diplomacy

The Consulate General of Italy in Melbourne joins the celebrations to mark International Day of Women in Diplomacy by honoring all women in international relations. As highlighted by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Antonio Tajani, women provide every day a valuable contribution to the implementation of our country’s […]

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24 June 2024
Visit of Consul General Hanna Pappalardo to Parliament House

Consul General Hanna Pappalardo shares with the Premier of Victoria, Jacinta Allan, the Deputy Premier of Victoria Ben Carroll, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Nick Staikos, Senator Raff Ciccone, Minister Lily D’Ambrosio and MPs members of the Group of Friends of Italy in the Parliament of Victoria her pride for the excellent cooperation between […]

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19 June 2024
Investiture of Prof. Elisabetta Baerberio with the award of Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

On behalf of Ambassador Paolo Crudele, Consul General Hanna Pappalardo awarded the Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic to Elisabetta Barberio, Professor at the University of Melbourne’s School of Physics and Director of the ARC Center of Excellence for Dark Matter and Particle Physics. Professor Barberio received this honor for her […]

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12 June 2024
Melbourne launch of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Italy initiative

Consul General Hanna Pappalardo attended with Parliamentary Secretary for Economic Growth of the Victorian Government, Paul Hamer, the Italian Trade Commissioner for Australia and New Zealand, Simona Bernardini, the leadership of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Victoria and Tasmania and other distinguished guests from business to the lauching of the Foreign Direct Investment […]

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5 June 2024
Consul General Hanna Pappalardo visits the showroom of La Marzocco Australia

Consul General Hanna Pappalardo and the CEO of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Victoria and Tasmania Veronica Misciattelli visited the wonderful showroom of La Marzocco Australia in Melbourne, the Australian capital of coffee thanks to a strong Italian footprint. La Marzocco Australia is a living testimony to the Italian capacity of innovation […]

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4 June 2024
National Day of Italy 2024. Celebrations in Hobart (Tasmania)

Another unforgettable night of promotion of Italian culture in the context of the celebrations of the National Day of Italy in Hobart, Tasmania. Outstanding performance by Paolo di Sabatino Trio on their first appearance in Australia. A special thanks to Minister Madeleine Ogilvie, to the Hon. Josh Willie, to the Lord Mayor of Hobart, Anna […]

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30 May 2024
National Day of Italy 2024. Celebrations in Melbourne

We thank our sponsors and institutional partners for contributing to an unforgettable National Day of Italy enriched by an outstanding performance by Mario Biondi. A special thanks to Ambassador Paolo Crudele, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier of Victoria, Nick Staikos, to the Leader of the Opposition of Victoria, John Pesutto, to Senator Raff Ciccone, to […]

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