Entries by Elizabeth Matters

AGM 2019- Frankfurt, March 2019

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the German Australian Business Council e.V. was held at the Adina Frankfurt Westend on Tuesday, the 19th of March 2019. The Chair of the Board, Sabine Pittrof, gave a review of 2018 which had been a year of changes and challenges for the Council on various levels. In that […]

GABC Christmas Reception with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra-Frankfurt, Dec 2018

The German Australian Business Council celebrated the festive season in Frankfurt with an evening reception at the Australian Consul-General’s residence on the 6th of December, 2018. We were delighted to welcome representatives of the Sydney Symphony orchestra: CEO Emma Dunch, Director of Artistic Planning, Raff Wilson, and Director of External Affairs, Lizzi Nicholl to the […]

Australia Day Breakfast Briefing: The EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement Negotiations-Frankfurt, January 2019

The German Australian Business Council kicked off 2019 with an event with Jason Collins, CEO of the European Australian Business Council, updating our members and friends on the current status of the EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement negotiations. Jason set the context with a general economic outlook for Australia and its bilateral relationship with Europe before […]

Art Exhibition and Concert, 12th April, 2019

The German Ambassador to Australia and Patron and President of Art Circle Residence, H. E. Dr Anna Prinz, is pleased to invite German Australian Business Council Members and Friends to an exhibition and concert at Hofgut Battenberg (Pfalz) on the 12th of April, 2019 from  5pm. More information can be found on the website www.artcircleresidence.net  […]

Melbourne Cup Reception- Frankfurt, November 2018

On the 6th of November 2018, members and friends of the German Australian Business Council gathered at the Mantis Roofgarden in Frankfurt to embrace the essence of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Guests enjoyed an Aussie-style BBQ buffet combined with numerous alcoholic beverages while delightfully socializing within the wonderfully lit atmospheric venue. Congratulations to Oliver Schmidt […]

GABC Christmas Celebration- Munich, December 2018

On Tuesday, the 11th of December, the Munich Chapter of the German Australian Business Council enjoyed an early Christmas dinner at Zum Straubinger. With cheer abounding, we were joined by 15 members and friends to celebrate 2018. The evening was capped off was some spirited Eisstockschießen competition and Gluhwein with both the red and blue […]

GABC / IBCM Business Networking Event – Munich Global and Transatlantic Trade Update

The German Australian Business Council together with the International Business Council Munich was delighted to present an update by Professor Dr. Gabriel Felbermayr on the ‘Global and Transatlantic Trade Situation’. The event was held in Munich on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Prof. Dr. Gabriel Felbermayr is one of Germany’s very top global trade experts. Given […]

German Australia Business Council represented at the EU Australia Senior Leaders Forum

German Australian Business Council Board Members, The Hon. André Haermeyer and Sabine Pittrof attended the EU-Australia Senior Leaders Forum in Brussels. Sponsored by the EU and supported by the Australian government, the Forum brought together European and Australian leaders to discuss a wide range of topics concerning today’s world, ranging from geo-political challenges to digitalisation, […]

AHK Australia Breakfast- Frankfurt, October 2018

On 2 October 2018, the German Australian Business Council invited members and friends to an exclusive breakfast briefing in Frankfurt with Ms Alexandra Voss, Executive Director of the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK Australia). Prior to her appointment as the new AHK Executive Director earlier this year, Ms Voss was the Chief Representative […]