Image:IMAGE: French Connection

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