我們的雷家琪代表很開心地參加了 ART TAIPEI #台北國際藝術博覽會 的開幕，以行動支持由三位 #澳洲 藝術家莎拉．珍．貝爾、特洛伊．伊諾森和基特．韋伯斯特參展，並由澳洲策展人易安妮所策畫的"全球公共社群"展，大家都超讚的！ #文化部#台北
Our Representative Cathy Raper was excited to attend Art Taipei 2017 opening and support 'Global Publics' Exhibition by Australian artists Dr. Sarah Jane Pell, Troy Innocent and Kit Webster curated by Annie Ivanova. Well-done all! @dfat #womenpower#AUinTW#ArtTaipei2017 @arttaipei @artbasel @doctorkowj
Hannibal Wang who lives in Kaohsiung went to #Australia to undertake working holiday maker program to look for adventures and new opportunities during 2013-15. One of our colleagues caught up with Hannibal when she was undertaking a bike tour across Taiwan’s Eastern Valley. Hannibal was then the leader of the bike tour for Giant Bike Travel. During the tour, Hannibal constantly shared his positive working holiday maker experiences with bikers from all around the world. This interview was the result of the encounter.
Q: What kind of job did you do when undertaking WHM program in Australia?
A: Meat packaging, stacker driver and tour guide.
Q: Where did you spend most of your time in Australia?
A: Queensland and Western Australia
Q: How has WHM experiences influenced you?
A: I began my WHM journey quite smoothly. A couple of friends went to Australia ahead of me, I found my first job through their help. Since I was working as a tour guide in Cairns, I’ve started to realise my strong interests in working for travel and tourism industry. After I had gone through some challenges in Australia, I am now more experienced and mature. My WHM experiences also taught me that life is short, we’ll have to take every opportunity to explore and enjoy life.
Q: What did you miss the most about Australia?
A: The landscape of Australia’s outback, and the Australian value of respecting and valuing their employees.
Q: Any advice you could provide to potential WHMs to Australia:
A: Safety is the most important thing. Before my WHM journey to Australia, I was fearless. #LifeafterWHM#WHM
Australian sound artist Nigel Brown, Taiwanese sound artist Alice Hui-Sheng Chang and French sound artist Yannick Dauby presented a sound art performance for the the 2017 Tua-Tiu-Tiann International Festival of Arts last Sunday. It told stories of the Dadaocheng (Tua-Tiu-Tiann) area and took the audiences into a crisscross of time and space by sounds. For those who are interested, they also have an Installation exhibition at URS127 till 31 Oct. The entrance is Free. #AuinTw
Photo credit: Shephotoerd
Our Representative Ms Cathy Raper was delighted to give a presentation at the APEC - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 2017 International Conference on Women and Sport in Taipei on the Australian Government’s initiatives to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment through sport. Australian presenter Vickie Saunders also spoke on inspiring sportswomen to identify their unique qualities so they can convey their messages through sponsorship. #WomeninPower#SportsDiplomacy @dfat
Taiwan’s economic prosperity, social stability and democratic achievements are cause for celebration.
Congratulations to all involved in smooth and seamless celebrations showcasing the best of Taiwan's food, dance, music - and even beer! #doubletenth
Have you checked out our stunning Working Holiday Maker photo exhibition? It's now touring to National Central University in Taoyuan until 13 October. Please come and share these Working Holiday Makers' stories of their journeys. #WHMPhotoExhibition#WHM @dfat
由旅台澳洲音樂人Steve Smith 所成立的泥狼樂團，最近發行了新單曲"太陽也升起了"。這首單曲，是紀念他在台工作與生活了四年，是與歌手Caitlin Magee的合作曲，可以在Itunes及Spotify找到哦！#音樂#爵士樂#雙人合唱
Introducing newly-released song “The Sun Also Rises” from Muddy Wolfe band led by Australian musician Steve Smith. Releasing this song is a tribute to his four years’ of working and living in Taiwan. This song is a joint collaboration between musician Steve Smith and singer Caitlin Magee. If you like this song, This song is available on Itunes and Spotify. Check it out! #AUinTW#Jazz#MuddyWolfe
Our Deputy Representative Patricia Smith was pleased to launch our stunning Working Holiday Maker photography exhibition in Taoyuan!
The exhibition will be at National Central University until 13 October. If you’re in the area make sure you drop in to check it out! #WHM#WHMPhotoExhibition @dfat