General News

Membership Fees Friday, June 6, 2014 - 10:49

Members are reminded that membership fees for 2014 are NOW DUE.

Pay by 30 June to preserve your membership entitlements.

Air Mauritius - New Air Fares Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 22:44

Air Mauritius has signed a codeshare agreement with Virgin Australia, effective 10 December 2013, which enables it to expand its reach in Australia beyond the hub in Perth.

New Fares Available!

Louis Rivaltz Quenette Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:22

Louis Rivaltz Quenette a l'honneur


Le Racing Club de Maurice, a donne dans les salons du chateau, situe a Trianon, un vin d'honneur pour marquer l'elevation, le 12 Mars dernier, de l'ancien Secretaire de l'Assemblee Legislative. Louis Rivaltz Quenette au rang de Grand Officer of the Star and Key(GOSK).

C'est la deuxieme decoration que l'Etat decerne a cet ancien grand commis, apres celle d'OBE vers la fin des annees 80.

Source:LeMauricien 10 October

Henri Souchon meurt Monday, September 16, 2013 - 11:03



Le Pere Henri Souchon, bien connu et bien aime par tous les Mauriciens, est mort dans son sommeil le 14 Septembre au Couvent de Bonne Terre ou il residait.

Henri Souchon avait 89 ans et apres etre ordonne pretre le 12 Avril 1952, donc 61 ans de sacerdoce, s'etait donne a tous les Mautriciens de tous milieux et religions.

 Le Pere Henri Souchon avait recu les insignes de Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur, le 26 Juillet , de l'ambassadeur de France a Maurice, Jean-Francois Dobelle.

Source: Le Mauricien 15 Septembre

Dr Philippe Forget Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 14:15



Le Docteur Philippe Forget, pere spirituel de L'Express, est decede le 9 Septembre. Il avait 85 ans.

Source: L'Express 11 Septembre

New Plaisance Terminal Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 13:54



Opening of the new terminal

Effective at midnight on Friday 13 September,  the new state of the art SSR International Airport Terminal will be operational in Mauritius.

The new terminal at 57.000 square metres, expects to welcome 4.5 million passengers annually and can accomodate the A380 aircraft.

Domestic traffic will be handled on groung level while all international departures will be on level 1 and international arrivals will be on level 2.

Air Mauritius News Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 13:28



Good news for travellers

The Minister for Tourism in Mauritius, Mr Michael Sik Yuen has made the folowing announcement:

Air Mauritius will with immediate effect offer passengers who arrive on their long haul flights from Australia, China and Europe, a free fare onward ticket to La Reunion. All passengers have to pay are the applicable taxes on such a ticket, but the fare itself is free. 

Federal Elections Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 15:21


Mauritian Candidates

The next Federal Elections in Australia will see 2 candidates of Mauritian origin.

Ricardo Balancy, 47 yrs old, will be a candidate for the Liberals in the seat of Holt in Victoria, this will be his second tilt at being elected. He need to overcome a margin of 14% to wrest the seat from Labor.

Paul Tuyau, 44 yrs of age, will be standing in the seat of Bruce in Victoria , as a representative of the Palmer United Party.

Fete Pere Laval Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 08:49


Messe Pere Laval

La messe du Pere Laval aura lieu Dimanche 8 Septembre a 15heures a l'eglise Sainte Therese, 15 Garong Road. Lakemba.

Le principal celebrant sera Pere Gallagher, Nonce Apostolique en Australie representant le Pape Francois.

Specialites mauriciennes en vente apres la messe.

Mobile Phone numbers in Mauritius Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 11:23

New Mobile Numbers


All numbers assigned to  mobile networks in Mauritius will migrate from 7 to 8 digits by adding the number 5 to existing numbers as from 1 Sep;tember 2013.

Any SIM cards bought after 1 September will have th extra digit 5 added.

After that date if 7 numbers only are used the call will fail.