Entries by Eleanor Stephen

Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir Concert

German Australian Business Council members and friends enjoyed a special concert evening in Frankfurt on Saturday, 6 May with Australia´s Gondwana Indigenous Children´s Choir touring Europe for the first time. Together with the choir of the Frankfurt European School, the children truly fascinated the audience of around 500 guests in Frankfurt´s packed Liebfrauenkirche. Participation was […]

World Doctor’s Orchestra 2017

For the first time in its 10-year history, the World Doctors Orchestra visited Munich and on the evening of 22 April and played a brilliant concert at the historic Herkulessaal at the Münchener Residenz. Members and friends of the German Australian Business Council joined the symphony orchestra’s performance of pieces by Giuseppe Verdi and Richard […]

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission seeking 3 new Investment Manager/Business Development Manager

We wish to share a few job vacancies from our corporate member, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission. There are three vacancies for an Investment Manager/Business Development Manager in Frankfurt, Berlin and Zurich. For further details including how to apply, see the links below. Location: Frankfurt   http://www.austrade.gov.au/InvestMgrFRA Location: Frankfurt or Berlin   http://www.austrade.gov.au/InvestMgrWE Location: Zurich  http://www.austrade.gov.au/InvestMgrZurich  The closing […]

Aesop Frankfurt Store Tour

Just one day after International Women’s Day, the German Australian Business Council was privileged to host a members-only visit of the Aesop store in Frankfurt. Our Aesop hosts, Edna and Juliana, shared the fascinating story of Dennis Paphitis who launched the business from his former Armadale (Victoria) hair salon in 1987. Its products now extend […]

Expat in the City Fair 2017 in Munich

On Sunday 11 March, The German Australian Business Council participated in the Expat in the City Fair in Munich for the first time. The Expat in the City Fair was a one-day event full of information and inspiration for all internationals living in Munich. Questions about topics such as finances, insurances, education, daycare, expat life, […]

Michael Rosemann – Munich’s first Breakfast Meeting

How can we use idle spaces? That was one of the questions proved by Prof. Michael Rosemann, honorary German Consul in Brisbane, and Head of the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology in a recent meeting in Munich. Michael inaugurated what will hopefully become a regular series of informal „Boomerang Breakfasts“ in […]

Australia Day Business Networking Event in Munich

The German Australian Business Council kicked off its 20th anniversary and first official event of 2017 in Munich with our Australia Day Business Networking Event at the Academy of the Martini Club Munich. We were pleased to have Gabi Thye from Wacker Chemie AG as guest speaker. Gabi is a globally experienced Executive Business Manager […]

ABIE Website Launch

Australia Day 2017 saw the launch of an exciting new initiative to encourage co-operation and interaction between members of the group members of the ABIE international network.  Founded in London in 1975, ABIE has grown into a dynamic network of organisations with a combined international membership of several thousand Australians working in Europe and Europeans involved […]

Australia Day Business Networking Lunch in Frankfurt

The German Australian Business Council kicked off its 20th anniversary and first official event of 2017 with our Australia Day Business Networking Lunch at the newly opened Adina Apartment Hotel Frankfurt. Our special guest all the way from Sydney was Mr Jason Collins, Chief Executive Officer of the European Australian Business Council, who provided us […]

Australia Day Reception at the Australian Embassy

German Australian Business Council board members took part and networked on the occasion of the Australia Day reception at the Australian Embassy Berlin. In her speech, Ambassador to Germany Ms Lynette Wood pointed out the latest achievements in Australian German relations as well as prospects for the future. Highlights among others during the last year […]