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In Conversation with Alison Burrows, Australia EU-FTA Chief Negotiator

In Conversation with Alison Burrows, Australia EU-FTA Chief Negotiator

, 09 Jun 2022

As part of the Australia now France 2021-2022 season, the
Australia France Business Association and the Australian Embassy have the pleasure of inviting you to a special breakfast briefing on the status of the negotiations for the Australia-EU Free Trade Agreement.

"Coming Full Circle" - Tour and Apéro at Zurich Airport

, 13 May 2022

Together with our valued corporate member, Singapore Airlines, who are celebrating 50 years in Switzerland & Germany this year, we were delighted to host our members and friends at Zurich Airport for an exclusive tour of the recently completed "Circle" project, the architecturally striking complex of retail, business, accommodation and healthcare buildings at Zurich Airport.

Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee

, 03 Jun 2022

We are delighted to be cooperating with the British Chamber of Commerce in a celebration of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

We believe that the remarkable milestone of 70 years of Her Majesty's reign should be marked in a suitably appropriate manner. It is our intention to do so at the same time as the Commonwealth celebrates, over the first weekend of June.

Meeting with Inter-Parliamentary Group of Friends of the Czech Republic - Australia, New Zealand

Meeting with Inter-Parliamentary Group of Friends of the Czech Republic - Australia, New Zealand

, 12 May 2022

On Tuesday we met with JUDr. Michael Kohajda, MP, Chairman of the Inter-Parliamentary Group of Friends of the Czech Republic - Australia, New Zealand.
It was a very pleasant and enjoyable experience - and we covered a wide range of issues.

"Coming Full Circle" - Tour and Apéro at Zurich Airport

, 12 May 2022

Together with our valued corporate member, Singapore Airlines, we are delighted to invite our members and friends to Zurich Airport for an exclusive tour of the recently completed "Circle" project, the architecturally striking complex of retail, business, accommodation and healthcare buildings at Zurich Airport. In 2019, we gave our members a 'behind the scenes' tour of The Circle during its construction - now it's ready for you to fully enjoy!

Hybrid Event - AFBA Economic Briefing

Hybrid Event - AFBA Economic Briefing

, 18 May 2022

The Australia France Business Association is pleased to invite members to an economic briefing with Marc Landré, Editor-in-Chief at Le Figaro.

Economic Roundtable: The sustainability transition in Europe and opportunities for Australia webinar

Economic Roundtable: The sustainability transition in Europe and opportunities for Australia webinar

, 29 Mar 2022

With an acceleration of efforts by the European Union (EU) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and Europe’s potential energy shortages following recent events in Eastern Europe, it was no surprise that this was the focus of the joint online roundtable organised by the Australia France Business Association (AFBA) and the German Australian Business Council (GABC) on the 29th March 2022.

Business Council Chair Attends ABIE Italy Commitee Lunch

Business Council Chair Attends ABIE Italy Commitee Lunch

, 19 Apr 2022

Business Council Chair, Sabine Pittrof, attended the Easter Monday, 18 April 2022 lunch of the steering committee for a new ABIE Italy chapter.

AFBA Spring Cocktail

AFBA Spring Cocktail

, 21 Apr 2022

The Australia France Business Association is pleased to invite members to a cocktail event at the Australian Embassy in Paris on the 21st April 2022 at 6:30pm.

Economic Roundtable: The sustainability transition in Europe and opportunities for Australia

Economic Roundtable: The sustainability transition in Europe and opportunities for Australia

, 29 Mar 2022

The German Australian Business Council (GABC) and the Australia France Business Association (AFBA) are pleased to invite you to an Economic Roundtable: The sustainability transition in Europe and opportunities for Australia – keynotes from German and French economic experts webinar on Tuesday, 29 March 2022 at 9:30 – 10:30 CET. Complimentary for Business Council and AFBA Members.

Australia Day Corporate Roundtable and Dinner, Munich, January 2022

Australia Day Corporate Roundtable and Dinner, Munich, January 2022

, 04 Feb 2022

The German Australian Business Council is really pleased to have hosted a Corporate Roundtable and Dinner in Munich with H.E. Philip Green OAM, Ambassador to Germany.

CEO Roundtable: Biotech Breakthroughs across Australia and Germany

CEO Roundtable: Biotech Breakthroughs across Australia and Germany

, 01 Mar 2022

The German Australian Business Council invites you to the CEO Roundtable: Biotech Breakthroughs across Australia and Germany webinar on Tuesday, 1 March 2022 at 8:00 – 9:00 CET. Complimentary for Business Council and ABIE Members and Friends courtesy of DGWA.

New Year Business Mixer

New Year Business Mixer

, 02 Feb 2022

Please join us together with members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic to welcome in 2022 in the friendly atmosphere of the Yalta Craft Bistro

GABC Webinar: German Update From Down Under

GABC Webinar: German Update From Down Under

, 01 Dec 2021

On Thursday, 28 October 2021 the German Australian Business Council hosted the webinar German Update From Down Under, providing an update on current business topics between Germany and Australia. Our distinguished guest speakers were Dr Thomas Fitschen, German Ambassador to Australia; Cornelis Keijzer, Head of Trade, Economics, Research and Innovation Delegation of the EU to Australia; and Christoph von Speßhardt, Executive Director of the German Chamber of Commerce in Australia.

ABIE Group Webinar: Global Talent Program

ABIE Group Webinar: Global Talent Program

, 24 Nov 2021

On 24th November 2021, the ABIE Group hosted a webinar on the Australian Government's Global Talent Program.

GABC Webinar: Australian Companies Supercharging Growth in Europe

GABC Webinar: Australian Companies Supercharging Growth in Europe

, 19 Nov 2021

On Tuesday, 09 Nov 2021 the German Australian Business Council and our corporate member DGWA hosted a webinar on „Australian Companies Supercharging Growth in Europe“.

Dinner to Launch the Australia France Business Association (AFBA)

Dinner to Launch the Australia France Business Association (AFBA)

, 06 Dec 2021

Dinner to launch the new name of ABIE France, the "Australia France Business Association (AFBA)"

ABIE Network contributes border control submission to Australian leaders

ABIE Network contributes border control submission to Australian leaders

, 06 Nov 2021

The ABIE network contributed a submission regarding the ‘Australian National and State Border Controls related to COVID 19 and the Way Forward’.

GABC Webinar: Australian Companies Supercharging Growth in Europe

GABC Webinar: Australian Companies Supercharging Growth in Europe

, 09 Nov 2021

The German Australian Business Council invites you to the Australian Companies Supercharging Growth in Europe webinar on Tuesday, 9 November 2021 at 12:00 – 13:30 CET. Complimentary for Business Council and ABIE Members, €10 for Friends and Non-Members.

Webinar: Australian Government's Changes to Expat Tax Residency Rules

Webinar: Australian Government's Changes to Expat Tax Residency Rules

, 26 Oct 2021

Following the Australian Budget announcements in May 2021, the Federal Treasurer announced that Australia’s tax residency rules for individuals would change as early as 1 July 2022. The proposed changes are arguably the most significant changes to the residence rules since the tax act was first enacted in 1936.

Celebrating 60 years of Australian-Swiss Diplomatic Relations

Celebrating 60 years of Australian-Swiss Diplomatic Relations

, 06 Oct 2021

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Australian-Swiss diplomatic relations, the Australian Ambassador to Switzerland H. E. Philip Green held a celebratory reception on Wednesday, 6th October 2021 in Bern, Switzerland.

Webinar - Global Talent Program

Webinar - Global Talent Program

, 24 Nov 2021

Fast Track to Australia for Individuals & Companies

German-Australian Relations – An Update From Down Under

German-Australian Relations – An Update From Down Under

, 28 Oct 2021

The German Australian Business Council invites members and friends to join this webinar on Thursday, 28 October at 9:00 CEST, providing an update on current business topics between Germany and Australia featuring high-level German and EU representatives from Australia.

Next Generation event in co-operation with the Frankfurt Football Club

Next Generation event in co-operation with the Frankfurt Football Club

, 21 Oct 2021

On Thursday, 02 September 2021 the German Australian Business Council in co-operation with the Frankfurt Football Club held an event for young professionals at „Gang & Gäbe“ in Frankfurt.

2021 Charity Ball

2021 Charity Ball

, 11 Dec 2021

The ABIE/CANZA Aussie-Kiwi Charity Ball returns on 11 December. This is our 16th Edition and promises to be the best yet!