Entries by Suzanne Heim

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 […]

Länderbericht #1, 2021

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Australien und Pazifik Die gemeinsame Erklärung Australiens, der Vereinigten Staaten und Großbritanniens zur gemeinsamen Einrichtung des AUKUS-Sicherheitsabkommens sorgte Mitte September 2021 sowohl in den Medien als auch in der internationalen Politik für starkes Aufsehen. Nicht zuletzt aufgrund der damit verbundenen Kündigung des 2016 verabschiedeten australisch-französischen U-Boot-Abkommens zum vertraglich spätest möglichen Zeitpunkt. Australiens […]

Next Generation event in co-operation with the Frankfurt Football Club

On Thursday, 02 September 2021 the German Australian Business Council in co-operation with the Frankfurt Football Club held an event for young professionals at „Gang & Gäbe“ in Frankfurt. The event introduced the „next generation“ of young professionals to the German Australian Business Council and the opportunities of the business network. On this beautiful late […]

PERISCOPE – Occasional Analysis Paper: The Era of Hydrogen Economies

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Australia & the Pacific Publication KAS Australia is pleased to present its latest Periscope edition entitled “The Era of Hydrogen Economies: Shared Interests by Australia, Germany and Japan”. Published in support of the first virtual seminar of the 2021 KAS-EUCERS Energy Trialogue between Australia, Germany and Japan, the publication features analyses by […]

Job vacancies: Austrade – Investment Managers, Berlin & Frankfurt

Austrade is looking for two new Investment Team members, for Berlin or Frankfurt, and we have advertised the roles today. Austrade – Investment Manager, Berlin & Frankfurt Investment Manager (Frankfurt or Berlin) The Australian Trade & Investment Commission – Austrade – is Australia’s leading trade and investment agency. We help attract game-changing investment to Australia, […]

ABIE Network contributes tax residence submission to the ATO

On behalf of the ABIE Network, ABIE Netherlands recently contributed a submission in relation to the changes proposed in the May Federal Budget to the tax rules for Australian expats relating to residency.   To read the submission, please click on the following link: ABIE Tax Residence Submission to ATO – August 2021