Entries by Eleanor Stephen

Bayerisches Wirtschaftsgespräch mit Bundeskanzlerin Dr. Angela Merkel

Yesterday German Australian Business Council Board Members Eberhard Goihl and Robert Harrison were invited to listen to a speech of German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel in Munich. It was very interesting to be provided with first hand information on both business and social policy as well as impressions of the G20 meeting in Hamburg. See […]

AHK Mining 4.0 Dialogue

Main Picture, from left to right: Dr. Thomas Bartnitzki (RWTH Aachen University), Andrew Mackenzie (BHP Billiton), Roland Ehrl (Siemens), Dr. Michael Schulte Strathaus (VDMA Mining), Dr. Lars Pierburg (Eickhoff Bergbautechnik GmbH) The German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK) organized a President’s Delegation to Germany on May 17-19. The delegation was chaired by Honorary President […]

Australian Business in Europe Network Meeting

The heads of approx. 10  organizations from the informal Australian Business in Europe Network gathered in London for the half-yearly international meeting on 5th and 6th of May 2017. Our hosts, the Australia-UK Chamber of Commerce, had compiled a very professional and high profile programme featuring briefings from the Senior Trade Commissioner, David Watson, the […]

Networking Reception Frankfurt

The German Australian Business Council continued our 20th anniversary by launching our “Bring a Friend” promotion at a business networking reception in Frankfurt, kindly hosted by our co-patron, Richard Leather, Consul General and Senior Trade Commissioner. Our new friends were able to learn more about the Council and meet existing members and friends over drinks […]

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, […]