Dutch TV

Dutch TV is a weekly television program on community TV Channel 31 in Melbourne and Geelong (Australia) and Foxtel Aurora. (Australia wide) They have been broadcasting for 6 years. The program is about Dutch people living in Australia and is presented mostly in Dutch with English subtitles so that we Read more…

Jan Willem van Otterloo conductor of Melbourne and Sydney Orchestras

Abstract from the Australian Directory of Biography https://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/van-otterloo-jan-william-11909 Jan William van Otterloo (1907–1978) From 1949 until 1973 Willem van Otterloo was chief conductor of The Hague Residentie-Orkest. After successful tours of Australia for the Australian Broadcasting Commission in 1962 and 1965, van Otterloo was chief conductor (1967-68) of the Melbourne Read more…

Joris Ivens – Doco Indonesia Calling

Ivens came to Australia in early 1945 as the Netherlands East Indies(NEI) Film Commissioner, to document the re-colonisation effort of the Dutch Indies from Australia.  He was employed by the NEI Government Information Service (NIGIS) in Melbourne they had 128 staff—25 of these ‘Indonesians’—(a branch office of three in Sydney), Read more…

Florentijn Hofman in Brisbane

Florentijn Hofman is a Dutch artist who creates playful urban installations like the Rubber Duck and the HippopoThames, a 2014 installation on the River Thames in London. By popular demand, our glorious Gouldian Finches were back in Brisbane for the annuall Brisbane Festival. Created by internationally renowned artist, Florentijn Hofman, Read more…