Entries by Eleanor Stephen

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 […]

Melbourne Cup Business Networking Dinner in Frankfurt

On 1 November 2016, over 50 of our German Australian Business Council members and friends gathered at the Mantis Roofgarden in Frankfurt for a touch of the Melbourne Spring Carnival. Guests enjoyed an Aussie-style BBQ buffet while listening to a presentation on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles by Dr Frank Fuchs. This was followed by a presentation […]

Intenational Meeting of ABIE groups in Prague

Representatives of nine organisations belonging to the international ABIE (Australian Business in Europe) network met in Prague on 21st and 22nd October 2016. Hosted by ABIE Czech Republic in the marvellous surroundings of the Grandhotel Bohemia, delegates listened to member reports, resolved on governance and participation issues, and discussed potential policy topics that could warrant […]

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission seeking new Business Development Manager

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is seeking a motivated and client-focused professional to join its team:   Business Development Manager (m/f) Frankfurt   The incumbent will play a key role in attracting productive foreign direct investment to Australia and in supporting Australian businesses with market entry strategies.   This role involves:   Proactively […]