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Valther & Monique Hansmar, |
Britt & Thomas Kumpel, |
Fiona Enevoldsen, |
Thomas & Anja Erlund, |
Danish Dual Citizenship
Recent developments in Denmark, will soon result in an easing up on Dual citizenship rules for Danes.
Current rules are confusing and discriminating, as Danish abroad unless you give up your Danish passport, you are prevented from participation in the political process in the country where you live.
Political parties in Folketinget have now made an agreement in this regard, according to DR.DK a redrafted law will be proposed this year, and an expected date for it's effect will be mid 2015, some details are still unclear.
You can follow developments here also.
Nyt Dansk pas:
Contakt Consul General Lars Kirk
Suite 525, Level 5 Toowong Tower
9 Sherwood Road
Toowong QLD 4066
07 3374 3062
Club hours |
4th Friday of the month
The bar is open and the kitchen sells traditional Danish sandwiches, followed by Coffee /Tea and pastries.
CLUB HIRE |
Outside our use, the club is available for hire, and is often in use by privat parties.
Café Danmark - 22 Aug 2014 from 6 pm
Its time to ‘hygge’ and spend some time with new and old friends.
At the Cafe there’s as usual tasty ‘smørrebrød’: the menu varies from time to time, but you’ll usually find ‘rullepølse’ (spicy rolled pork), smoked salmon, roast beef, ‘leverpostej’, roast pork and ‘Esrom’ cheese on the menu. And hot dogs.
Remember to buy some Raffle tickets in support og the Scandinavian Festival.
DABGO Stambord - 3 Sept 2014 6 PM
Soren Hoimark is the local contact for DABGO and the group meets at the Danish Club on the first Wednesday of the month. Visit the DABGO website to join and get more information.
‘Annual General Meeting’ - 7pm 17 Sept
- IN PERSON OR BY PROXY - Please make a mark in your calendar, if you can not attend in person complete the Proxy and mail to the club or give to someone who will be attending.
To complete the AGM we need a minimum of 19 members in person or by proxy.
The Proxy form is included in the September Newsletter.
We are currently a very popular club and regularly have full house for our Cafe nights Friday, however it does require some efforth to bring this event to the members, and we need new members to step up and join the committee, as well as others who can give a few hours as helpers especially in the kitchen.
Join the committee, organize events, meet new people, discover your inner chef or editor – you may not be aware of all your secret talents until put to the test.
Scandinavian Festival - Sunday 14 September 2014 10AM-6PM
Calling stallholders and volunteers! Raffle ticket sellers! Jugglers! Bearded ladies! Magicians! Street musicians!
The Scandinavian Festival returning again in 2014 the last two years has been an absolute success, not only for the Danish Club members, but also for the clubs relations within the Scandinavian community, it is now the third year after the break, however we do need help and if you can volunteer 2 or 4 hours on the day please contact Soren our President.