Detail of a copperplate engraving by Jan Luyken from the Reformierte Domgemeinde of Halle, Germany

Welcome to the Huguenot Society of Australia.

The Huguenots were French Protestants, part of a Christian movement in Europe known as the Reformation. In the 1680s Louis XIV was determined to force all his subjects to be Catholics. Many Huguenots chose exile in more friendly countries during an extended period of persecution. Read more

The Huguenot Society has published a number of books, CDs and newsletters about Huguenots in Australia. Read more

The Huguenot Society meets regularly: see our list of upcoming activities.

To sign up for membership, visit our membership page