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News and events from the Australian Consulate-General New York
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After a brief hiatus, we’re back! Thanks for your patience as we made some changes. You can expect to find this newsletter in your mailbox each month. For more regular updates, follow us on Facebook.

Australian Federal Election

The next Australian Federal Election will take place on Saturday 2 July 2016. The most convenient way to vote is via post. Register to receive a postal vote on the AEC website before 29 June.

In-person voting services will be provided by the Consulate on weekdays from 20 June – 1 July from 9am - 5pm. If you’re planning to vote in-person at the Consulate, please visit our website for more information before you come down. We strongly recommend voting early, to avoid queues and delays on the final days.

Consulate events

In May the Consulate supported the New York premiere of Cleverman, a critically acclaimed Australian TV series co-produced by ABC and Sundance TV. Set in the near future, Cleverman is an original drama rooted in Aboriginal mythology. It's showing Wednesday evenings on Sundance. View the trailer below.
Cleverman trailer
We also supported the New York launch of Suburban, an exhibition by Brooklyn-based Australian artist Ian Strange. To create Suburban, Strange spent two years travelling through Ohio, Detroit, Alabama, New Jersey, New York and New Hampshire transforming suburban homes into works of art. 
Image from Suburban by Ian Strange

Facebook

The Australian Consulate-General New York is now live on Facebook. Visit us for regular updates on the events we're supporting and to find out what Australians are getting up to in NYC. 
Australians in New York
We've partnered with local production company CONVICTS to share stories about creative Australians making it big in New York. Watch the video for more.
Australian Consulate-General New York x Convicts video
Upcoming events
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Opens 11 June | Theatre Row
Matt Corby, Telluric tour
16 June, New York | 20 June, Boston
Rupert Boyd, classical guitarist
16 June | Greenwich House School of Music
Frontier Shores: Collection, Entanglement and the Manufacture of Identity in Oceania
Exhibition showing until 18 September | Bard Graduate Center Gallery
Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia
Exhibition showing until 18 September | Harvard Art Museums, Boston
Emily Kam Kngwarray, Anwerlarr angerr (Big yam)
Emily Kam Kngwarray, Anwerlarr angerr (Big yam), 1996. Synthetic polymer paint on canvas. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased by the National Gallery Women's Association to mark the directorship of Dr. Timothy Potts, 1998, 1998.337.a–d. © Emily Kam Kngwarray/© 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VISCOPY, Australia.
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