Australian Ambassador to Germany Lynette Wood Visit to Perth

The Australian Ambassador to Germany, Ms Lynette Wood, arrived in Perth for a short visit on Thursday 15th March 2018.

The Ambassador was welcomed with a reception to meet companies with direct business links to Germany (see article). Her visit also involved meeting with the Barking Gecko Theatre Company to discuss the possibility of a German tour of their production “Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories”. This powerful production is based on a German book Bamberts Buch der Verschollenen Geschichten by Reinhardt Jung. The book has been translated from German to English and adapted into a beautiful play “Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories” about the transformative power of stories.

Pictured: Hon Consul of German Torsten Ketelsen, Nick Maclaine, Australian Ambassador to Germany Lynette Wood, Helen Hristofski and Andrea Gleason
The Barking Gecko Theatre Company

Ambassador Ms Lynette Wood also made a visit to Rossmoyne Senior High School to talk with the German students, teachers and principal. Rossmoyne currently has approximately 170 students studying German from Years 7 to 12. The school has been selected by the Department of Education as a Lead Languages School to assist with the provision of German language programs (both online and face-to-face).

Rossmoyne Senior High School