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Level 8
570 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Tel: +61 3 9679 4560
Fax: +61 3 9600 1576

Opening hours:
Monday - Friday, 9.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00

Please Note:
The JICC is closed from 13.00 - 14.00 and on Public Holidays.


Cultural activities

The JICC organises Japan-related cultural activities such as exhibitions, displays and lectures. These activities are normally open to the general public free of charge and are publicised on our website, noticeboard, and in the daily press.

If you would like to be personally notified about these events, please let us know your e-mail contact and we will place you on our 'JICC Friends' mailing list. E-mail us on meljapan@mb.mofa.go.jp.

Other Facilities

For trade inquiries contact:JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization)
For tourism inquiries contact: JNTO (Japan National Tourist Organization)

JICC Display area

The JICC has a display area for artistic exhibitions of one month's duration. If you are a Japanese artist or your art encompasses some form of Japanese influence, you may be able to exhibit on a short term basis. The display space may be reserved for one calendar month, including the time taken to install and pack up the exhibition.

Artists who wish to display exhibits should read the JICC display guidelines, fill out the application form and fax or mail it to the JICC. Applicants are also required to send images of at least three of the pieces to be displayed. Images can be sent by email to kumiko.toyama@mb.mofa.go.jp and should be accompanied by a clear title or description for each piece. *The application process has been temporarily closed.

JICC Display Guidelinespdf file
Application Formpdf file

Please Note: The JICC is closed on Public Holidays (including some Japanese National Holidays).

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