Entries by Suzanne Heim

Bavarian-American Friendship Day at the Frühlingsfest, April 2022

German Australian Business Council members and friends were invited on behalf of the Munich International Networking Groups (MING) to the Bavarian-American Friendship Day at the Frühlingsfest in Munich. Together with approx. 400 international guests, they could celebrate for the first time after two years of Covid related resistance at the Hippodrom tent. It was a […]

The Sustainability Transition in Europe and Opportunities for Australia webinar, March 2022

With an acceleration of efforts by the European Union (EU) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and Europe’s potential energy shortages following recent events in Eastern Europe, it was no surprise that this was the focus of the joint online roundtable organised by the Australia France Business Association (AFBA) and the German Australian Business Council (GABC) […]

‘Young Frankenstein’ Deutsches Theater München, 19-30 April, Munich

From April 19 to 30, 2022, the Deutsches Theater will present a new version of Mel Brooks’ musical Young Frankenstein, based on his 1974 film of the same name. All info about the musical as well as a trailer can be found here: https://www.deutsches-theater.de/en/young-frankenstein-2022 For German Australian Business Council members, the Deutsches Theater offers tickets […]

#Break The Bias webinar, March 2022

On 8 March 2022, co-inciding with International Women’s Day, the International English Library held an online panel discussion #Break The Bias. Dr. Sabine Pittrof, Chair of the German Australian Business Council participated as a panelist in the discussion around gender inequality. Please find here a link to the International English Library website: https://www.international-library.de/home


TIQ is recruiting a Director, Research Partnerships based in Frankfurt, Germany. Reporting to the Agent-General and Queensland Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner – Europe, you will be responsible for identifying, promoting, supporting and facilitating Queensland organisations to seek trade and investment opportunities within the key priority sectors, focusing predominately on international education, training and research. […]

Australia Day Corporate Roundtable and Dinner, Munich, January 2022

After a long time without in-person events due to the pandemic, the German Australian Business Council is really pleased to have hosted a Corporate Round Table and Dinner in Munich with H.E. Philip Green OAM, Ambassador to Germany. Thought leaders in business, innovation and politics had the opportunity to discuss topics of mutual interest and […]

Christmas Get-Together, December 2021

We had such a lovely time connecting with members and meeting new friends at our Christmas get-together. Thank you to Robert Harrison for being such an excellent host and everyone for the positive vibes! 🍾🥂🎊

German Update From Down Under webinar, October 2021

On Thursday, 28 October 2021 the German Australian Business Council hosted the webinar German Update From Down Under, providing an update on current business topics between Germany and Australia. Our distinguished guest speakers were Dr Thomas Fitschen, German Ambassador to Australia; Cornelis Keijzer, Head of Trade, Economics, Research and Innovation Delegation of the EU to […]

Australian companies supercharging growth in Europe webinar, November 2021

On Tuesday, 09 Nov 2021 the German Australian Business Council and our corporate member DGWA hosted a webinar on „Australian Companies Supercharging Growth in Europe“.   Moderated by Council Board Chair Sabine Pittrof and Deputy Chair – Munich Elisabeth Opie, the webinar featured speakers Michael Schmidt, Economic Geologist, German Mineral Resources Agency, Keith Coughlan, Executive […]

ABIE Network contributes border control submission to Australian leaders

The ABIE network, also on behalf of the German Australian Business Council, contributed a submission regarding the ‘Australian National and State Border Controls related to COVID 19 and the Way Forward’. The submission was sent to the following: Prime Minister and Opposition Leader of Australia Foreign Minister and Shadow Foreign Minister of Australia Australian Department […]