French influence in Australia
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The French have been around our shores since settlement.
They have not been a large community but not without influence.
New Caledonia had a large French penal colony and from there many escapees or freed convicts made their way to Australia.
Produced By: Roderick Chambers
Featured In Story: Dr Alexis Bergantz – Author
First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 2 November 2021