About Alliance Francaise Gold Coast
Alliance Francaise Gold Coast Alliance Francaise Gold Coast Bienvenue For over a century, the Alliance Française has been seeing through an ambitious project : Spreading French language and culture well beyond the borders of France. Known the world over, the Alliance is present in 133 countries where it has adapted its recipe to 1,071 local committees, each with its very own personality devoted to more than 420,000 students, all of which makes the Alliance Française the largest French language teaching association in the world. Alliance Française established a local incorporated association on the Gold Coast-Tweed region on the 10th February 1999. Objectives of the Association The teaching of French language, the advancement of education in the French literature and culture for the people of the Gold Coast-Tweed region, to foster a better mutual understanding between Australia and France by developing linguistic and cultural exchanges and to provide an enduring centre of knowledge and expertise in the Gold Coast-Tweed Area dedicated to that function. The organisation of French and national cultural events (shows, recitals, exhibitions, conferences, etc.) and of recreational and promotional gatherings. The encouragement of language-based travel in France and French-speaking countries. The Association, in furtherance of those Objectives, but not otherwise, is: (a) To coordinate with the Fondation Alliance Française in Paris and any successor; (b) Not to operate for the profit or gain of its individual Members whether these gains would have been direct or indirect; (c) To have no political, religious or racial leanings or bias. Volunteer Committee Members The committee members of AFGC volunteer their time for the benefit of the association and under the rules of the constitution receive no remuneration.
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