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Fourth Australian German Science Circle

Australian Embassy, Berlin The fourth Australia-German Science Circle was held on a pleasant September evening in the meeting room at the Australian Embassy in Berlin. Attended by ABIE Board Members, Elisabeth Opie, Class de Boer and Rob Harrison, the event focussed on science collaboration around the world. Professor Debbie Terry, Senior Vice-Chancellor of the University […]

New logo for new name introduces new era

To distinguish the newly named German Australian Business Council from its predecessor a new logo has been designed. The design was created by design agency Creative Republic based in Frankfurt and reflects the two-way nature of the newly refurbished organization to enhance business and cultural relationships between Australia and Germany. The colours red, blue and […]

Presentation and lab tour by our corporate member Sonic Healthcare

Sonic Healthcare, Berlin On 21 October 2014, members and friends of the German Australian Business Council joined for a most fascinating evening at the premises of Sonic Healthcare in Berlin. They were welcomed by Sonic Healthcare Germany’s CEO Evangelos Kotsopoulos; Mr. Kotsopoulos delivered a presentation highlighting the state-of-the-art technology used by Sonic Healthcare in Germany. […]


Today the new name was recognized and Australian Business in Europe  Germany officially became the German Australian Business Council. As organizations grow and change they often need a new look and feel that reflects these developments. Late last year the board of ABIE Germany agreed it was time the name of the group reflected […]

ABIE’s 2014 Ambassador’s Dinner in Berlin

The event will take place on Thursday, 12 June 2013, starting at 6:00 pm. The theme of the night will be „Australia’s G20 presidency: what are the implications for business relations between Australia and Germany?” This once-in-a-year networking event will give us an opportunity to mark the introduction of H.E. Mr David Ritchie AO, Ambassador […]

Economic Update Down Under

Allen & Overy LLP, Frankfurt On Wednesday 26th March, ABIE members and friends were provided with an Economic Update on Australia by Peter Sargent, Head of Global Loans and Transaction Banking with ANZ Banking Group. The event was supported by Austrade, who were instrumental in securing Peter for the presentation and Allen & Overy LLP […]

Lunch Seminar on Frontier Communications

Kameha Suite, Frankfurt Lunch Seminar on Frontier Communications held by Telstra Global, Austrade and Ovum. At the exclusive setting of the Kameha Suite in Frankfurt, Telstra Global, Austrade and Ovum presented an insightful luncheon seminar on enterprise productivity in the 21st century. After an introduction given by David Campbell, Consul-General and Senior Trade & Investment […]

Australia Day 2014 – AUSTRADE Strategy Lunch

Villa Leonhardi, Frankfurt This year’s Australia Day was celebrated at the beautiful Villa Leonhardi near Palmengarten with around 35 attendees. Marcus Madelung, Head of Sales Europe of our corporate member and event sponsor Telstra Global, introduced Telstra’s plans for Europe. During the delicious three-course meal, Consul-General and Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner, David Campbell presented […]