Explorations is the journal of the Institute for the Study of French-Australian relations (ISFAR), founded in 1985. It appears twice yearly. It publishes peer-reviewed articles (which have undergone a double blind refereeing process) and other contributions, including essays, notes, book reviews, etc. Explorations publishes articles on a range of French-Australian relations and connections. They include the social and cultural, the political and economic, the contemporary as well as the historical, covering topics such as literature, the arts, popular culture, comparative studfies, mutla perceptions at a distance, experiences of travellers and tourists, migration and the francophone world.