Announcements of the Consulate

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The opening of Gibran Khalil Gibran's Exhibition in Melbourne on 27/11/2018 

The Gibran Khalil Gibran (Kahlil Gibran) exhibition was opened on 27/11/2018 at the Immigration Museum in Melbourne under the title "The Garden of the Prophet".  The exhibition includes a number of paintings and writings of Gibran Khalil Gibran, as well as some of his personal items, which were brought specifically to Melbourne from the Museum of Gibran in Bsharri to showcase the works of the writer and the great Lebanese poet to the Lebanese community, the descendants of Lebanese origin and the Australians.  The Consulate General encourages everyone to visit the exhibition which will run from 28 November 2018 to 17 March 2019. The exhibition was sponsored by the Bank of Sydney and the Gibran Khalil Gibran National Committee, with funding from the Council for Australian Arab Relations of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The exhibition is located at:

Immigration Museum

400 Flinders St, MELBOURNE 3000

The new option to renew Biometric Passports for ten years starting from 5/9/2018 The Lebanese Consulate General in Melbourne announces that adult Lebanese citizens are eligible to exchange their biometric passports for another biometric passport with 10 years validity, (cost $521.00).  The option of renewing the ordinary non-biometricand machine-readable passports (2003 Version) remains unchanged, for a one year validity, (cost $62.50) or a five year validity, (cost $312.50). The applications will be sent to the General Directorate of General Security in Lebanon to be implemented and returned to the Mission. These applications can be sent by diplomatic pouch or by DHL according to the existing procedures available on the following website:

Details request from the Lebanese - Australian Clubs -  1/08/2018  The Consulate General of Lebanon in Melbourne kindly requests that all Lebanese - Australian clubs, associations and organizations, (civil, religious, political, media, etc…) operating in the State of Victoria, provide this mission with a clear and full detailed list that includes the name of the club/association/organization, postal, website and social media addresses (if available), names of the President and Administrative Board members with their titles, postal addresses, and emails for the purpose of renewing the Consulate’s data base and to facilitate future communication in preparation for various invitations and events.

In order to achieve this goal, the Mission also requests to be periodically informed of any changes in the names, addresses and emails that may take place in any future elections or appointments.

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