Entries by Eleanor Stephen

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 […]

Christmas Business Networking Reception in Frankfurt

To mark the start of the festive season, the German Australian Business Council was given the privilege of holding the annual Christmas event at the residence of the Australian Consul General, Richard Leather, in Frankfurt. The Consul General warmly welcomed German Australian Business Council members and their friends into this intimate environment and as on […]

New tax treaty with Germany enters into force

Media Release from Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann Minister for Finance The Turnbull Government is pleased to announce that instruments of ratification were exchanged between Australia and Germany on Wednesday 7 December 2016, bringing the new Australia-Germany tax treaty into force. The treaty, which was signed on 12 November 2015, replaces the existing Australia-Germany tax […]

Christmas Networking Dinner Munich

On December 15 the German Australian Business Council invited members and friends to a joint Christmas Networking Dinner together with the Munich based Anglo Bavarian Club (ABC). As in previous years it was an ideal opportunity to meet new people and discuss the 2016 events as well as the basics for 2017. There was a […]

Visit of Australian Finance Minister Cormann in Germany

German Australian Business Council board members Evangelos Kotsopoulos and Claas de Boer participated in two events organised around the visit to Germany of the Minister for Finance of Australia, the Hon Mathias Cormann. At a luncheon in Frankfurt, hosted by the Australian Ambassador to Germany H.E. Mrs. Lynette Wood as well as AusTrade, Minister Cormann […]

German Australian Business Council at Down Under Fair in Stuttgart

On November 25, 2016 GOstralia!-GOzealand! held the Career, Studies and Research in Australia and New Zealand Fair in Stuttgart. The fair was in cooperation with Austrade, Education New Zealand and Baden-Württemberg International. The German Australian Business Council also supported. German Australian Business Council Board Members Melanie Töpfer and Evangelos Kotsopoulos were part of the speakers […]