Entries by Suzanne Heim

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 […]

Lost Weekend Brunch with Penelope Richardson, Munich, February 2023

Situated in the centre of the LMU University in Munich is a modern industrial style space named Lost Weekend https://lostweekend.de The German Australian Business Council and Lost Weekend worked together to present Penelope Richardson on February 19, 2023 and her artistic works inspired by her time in Germany. Highlighting historical events through her art, she […]

Australia Day / Waitangi Day Event, Diepenbeek, January 2023

In an ABIE first, ANiB, ABIE Netherlands, ANZCCL and the German Australian Business Council teamed up to jointly celebrate Australia Day and Waitangi Day at Diepenbeek, in  the Belgian border region of Limburg on 28 January 2023. About 30 participants flocked to the Jambalaya restaurant at the country town to be greeted by stone crocodiles […]

Austrade: Trade and Investment Priorities for Europe, Frankfurt, February 2023

On 7 February, we had the pleasure of having Jennifer Mackinlay, General Manager Europe and Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) in Frankfurt, where she gave an update on their trade and investment priorities for Europe and the United Kingdom. Jennifer emphasized the economic significance of Europe and its deep […]

Job Vacancy: Event Manager

The German Australian Business Council is looking for a new event manager to support our mission to be a catalyst for the generation of business opportunities and relationships between our two nations. The position is available immediately. The primary duties (undertaken independently and/or together with the responsible board member) will be to ensure the smooth […]

Free Trade Agreement Webinar, December 2022

On December 15 we were able to welcome some 50 people from around the globe who had registered for another Business Council webinar, this time on the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Australia featuring the EU Chief Negotiator, Mr Christophe Kiener and Mr Nils Weller, the coordinator for the EU trade negotiations with […]