Entries by Suzanne Heim

GABC Chair meets Australian PM, Berlin, July 2023

Business Council Chair, Sabine Pittrof had the pleasure of attending a reception in honour of the Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon. Anthony Albanese in Berlin. The Prime Minister spoke about the importance of the relationship of the two countries and strong business relations. He emphasised the significance of the recent defence deal with Germany purchasing […]

Ambassador’s Dinner, Frankfurt, June 2023

The German Australian Business Council’s annual Ambassador’s Dinner took place on 15th June 2023 at the Museum für Kommunikation in Frankfurt – an apt for an event dedicated to building relationships! At this dinner we thanked Ambassador H.E. Philip Green for his hard work on the continually stronger and deeper German-Australian relationship and wish him […]

Queensland, Bavaria research agreement to help combat climate change

The Queensland Government has today signed a new science research agreement between the Bavarian State Government of Germany and the Queensland Government. The exciting new agreement helps us unlock the strengths of our two states capabilities and fosters increased cooperation in research, development and industry collaboration at the higher education level to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes, […]

AGM 2023, Frankfurt & Online, April 2023

We are very pleased to have had such a great turn out at our Annual General Meeting on 18 April 2023. Members and friends enjoyed the discussion, followed by a round of networking and wine tasting sponsored by our new corporate member 2IslandWines. Big thanks to Ben Lengyel, for coming all the way from the Netherlands […]

WAGO Job Vacancies, Frankfurt, April 2023

Our corporate member, Government of Western Australia, are looking to strengthen their team with two new positions, located in Frankfurt. Please find the job descriptions and application details in the attachments. ISEC_60568_DirectorInvestmentTradeDeutschland_230320 ISEC_60569_BDManagerDeutschland_230320

ABIE Free Trade Agreement Submission, March 2023

In March 2023 a submission was made by the German Australian Business Council on behalf of the Australian Business in Europe (ABIE) network, regarding the Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the European Union. The submission was sent to the following: • Prime Minister and Opposition Leader of Australia • Ministers and Shadow Ministers for […]

Board Strategy Meeting, Frankfurt, February 2023

Our board met to discuss #strategy, priorities, and plans for 2023. Many in-store on our two nations’ hot topics! #FTA #energy #criticalminerals #technology #health Many thanks to our corporate member Squire Patton Boggs for kindly hosting us. Dalibor Vukadin | André Haermeyer | Dietrich Klusemann | Lucia Santoso | Elisabeth Opie | Sabine Pittrof | Robert Harrison | Eberhard Goihl | Peirui Tan | Kiki Loukas | Daniel Maccarrone (online)

Investment NSW Dinner, Frankfurt, February 2023

We had the honour of co-hosting a dinner on 23 February with our corporate member Investment NSW, welcoming their team in Frankfurt and connecting them with German companies. Agent-General Stephen Cartwright OAM highlighted the enormous #decarbonisation opportunities, particularly in the #criticalminerals, #mobility, and #renewableenergy sectors. The #Bradfield #Aerotropolis, which includes development of the second international airport (Western Sydney International Airport) and the #Multiversity (collaboration between University of Newcastle, UNSW, University […]