Alliance Française de Canberra

The French specialists in Canberra since 1944, Alliance Française offer private or small group classes for all ages and levels.


Continue your journey

French for beginners

Learn a second language with our fantastique French teachers.

Classes for all levels

Start or continue your language journey with classes for adults, teens and children.

What level am I?

Take an online self-assessment or contact us to work out your level.

What's on // Nouveautés


Friday 21st of May, 5:30pm-7:00pm

Come to a Panel discussion in French featuring:

> Pathway to becoming a career diplomat
> Engaging in diplomacy from a French-speaking/Francophone platform
> Women in international relations Panel discussion will be followed by questions and answers from the floor (in French).

Speed Talking

Thursday, 27th of May 5:00-6:00pm

Disappointed to have missed out on travelling overseas to use your French this year? Or just wanting to speak French informally? Come on the 27th of May from 5 to 6:00pm for a series of speedy chats within the French community to immerse yourself as if in France! The theme for the evening sport, cinema and food. Feel free to come along dressed up as your favorite movie character or sports star or bring along your favourite food. All levels of French welcome, from beginners to fluent speakers.

2021 Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, 26th of May 8:00-10:00pm

In accordance with clause 31 of the Constitution of the Alliance Française de Canberra Incorporated, the Committee is convening an annual general meeting (AGM) of the Alliance Française de Canberra to be held at 66 McCaughey St Turner, at 8.00 pm on Wednesday 26 May 2021.

Beau Joli Wine on Sale

Beau Joli 2021 est arrivé!

Beau Joli Premier Crew is a light, enjoyable "Vin de Primeur" made at Rosnay, Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia, from their own organically grown Shiraz, Mourvedre, Grenache and Carignan vines.

The fruit was hand picked by members of the Alliance Française de Canberra and fermented on site using traditional French "Maceration Carbonique" to make a wine with brilliant ruby colour, a fruity nose with a lively palate, tangy and low tannin with zero additives or sulfites added.

The wine is born from the association of the part-French Statham family of Rosnay,  and French Flair Food and Wine, united by the Alliance Francaise de Canberra to bring a festive French tradition and oenological experience to Australia

The Alliance Française "Beau Joli" 2021

Saturday, 22nd of May 6:00-9:00pm

Light, fresh and fruity, come and taste our first ever wine the Beau joli “Premier crew” 2021! To celebrate this historic moment, the Alliance francaise is organising a french gastronomy night where wine, cheese, saucisson and music will be the key words!

Olivade Harvest weekend

WEEKEND 04-06 JUNE 2021

Experience Provence just two hours from Canberra with Olivade weekend!

Pick the olives, learn how to cook Provençale olive cuisine, savour locally grown produce as you chat with the wine maker.

Spend Saturday afternoon in a cooking class with the Bush Goddess learning provencale recipes for the night's dinner in an intimate setting.

Learn from winery owner Sam Statham's extensive knowledge on growing grapes, olives and figs, and the value-adding processes all done on-farm.

Featuring Rosnay olive products,
Friday's three-course dinner,
Saturday's picnic lunch, cooking-classes and three-course dinner (wines included).


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Explore // Découvrir


Discover the benefits of being a member of Alliance Française.

Holiday camps

A fun way for younger learners to experience and learn the French language.

Linguistic Stays

Immerse yourself in the French language and culture… there’s no better way to learn!

Go further // Aller plus loin

Job and volunteering opportunities

Discover our job and volunteering opportunities

Our Library

Explore and borrow books, magazines and more from our library.


French language diplomas, preparation and exams. Next exams: May 2021.

Acknowledgement of country

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the country on which the Alliance Française de Canberra stands, the Ngunnawal people, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay respect to elders, past, present and emerging.