Bocce Centre PLANINKA, Queensland

Slovensko avstralsko društvo PLANINKA Queensland

The club was established in 1991 and began to publish the monthly bulletin Slovenija on the Gold Coast. The aim of the club is to enable Slovenes to meet , and to participate in the cultural activities of Slovenian clubs in Australia and so maintain our awareness and belonging to a Slovenian national community. The other aim is to be able to present ourselves as an autochthonous ethnic group and so affirm our presence in a multicultural population.

Bocce Centre "Planinka"
Logan City
146 Redland Bay Road
Cornubie QLD 4130, Australia
Tel:  07 3272 5934
Predsednik: Vladimir Langersek



Aleksandra Ceferin

Aleksandra Ceferin (M.A., B.A., Dip.Ed.) has introduced Slovenian language as a school subject in Australian school system and founded the Slovenian Teachers' Association of Victoria in 1976. She has extensive experience in language education: as teacher, lecturer, curriculum coordinator, course writer, language consultant and manager, VCE State Reviewer and Chief Examiner. Since 1998 she has been the President of ISSV and the manager and chief editor of its projects. Aleksandra visits Slovenian annually, establishing and maintaining contacts with Slovenia, and initiating exchanges and cooperation between organizations. In 2004 she was the recipient of the National Education Award of RS Slovenia.