Entries by Elizabeth Matters

GABC Focus Future event with DB Schenker ANZ, February 2020, Frankfurt

On 6 February 2020, Craig Davison, CEO, DB Schenker ANZ provided an overview of the AU$1.0b business which has been in operation since 1962 with over 2000 employees. Craig discussed DB Schenker’s transition from a traditional freight forwarder and cargo logistics company to an end-to-end supply chain solutions provider offering value-added services to customers. He […]

Concert for Bushfire Relief, Frankfurt

The German Australian Business Council has pleasure in supporting the initiative of our corporate member 2e systems and our friends at Ozkonnekt and invites you to attend a Bushfire Relief Concert:  Concert in support of Bushfire Relief Where: The English Theatre Frankfurt, James Bar Gallusanlage 7, 60329 Frankfurt Date: Sunday, 26th of January, 2020. Doors […]

End of Year Breakfast Briefing, December 2019, Frankfurt

On 11 December 2019, the German Australian Business Council concluded the year with a breakfast briefing focusing on our 2019 themes of the Australia- EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and digitalization. We also had pleasure in welcoming Ms Anna Fedeles, the new Consul-General, Frankfurt, and Trade Commissioner with responsibility for the DACH region and the […]

Australian government launches Global Talent Program

The Australian Government has introduced the Global Talent Program (GTP) which aims to bring up to 5000 talented individuals from across the world to Australia. Seven sectors are being targeted: AgTech, FinTech, MedTech, Cyber Security; Quantum Information, Advanced Digital, Data Science and ICT, Space and Advanced Manufacturing and Energy and Mining Technology. The GTP focuses […]

ABIE conference, November 2019, Frankfurt

On November 8th, 2019, the GABC patron, Dan Tebbutt, General Manager Europe and Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner Frankfurt for Austrade welcomed delegates from a number of ABIE organisations at the Australian Consulate-General in Frankfurt a.M. He delivered a special briefing on Austrade’s global strategy and priorities which was followed by networking at the Indian […]

Act Global, Think Local- Tools for Global Brands to Engage with Local Culture at CADU (Cafe an der Universität), November 2019, Munich

On the evening of November 5th 2019, members and friends of the German Australian Business Council were introduced by Martin Karaffa, Associate Partner at Hofstede Insights, to the world of branding and advertising, observed from the cultural point of view. Martin successfully engaged the audience by comparing the “me-culture” vs. “us-culture” and explained the effects […]