Australia-Germany Enhanced Strategic Partnership Agreement, June 2021

Australia and Germany signed an Enhanced Strategic Partnership Agreement recently to develop closer cooperation between the two countries. The text of this agreement can be found in the attached document.

Enhanced Strategic Partnership between Australia and the Federal Republic of Germany

Further information is also available at:

https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/aussenpolitik/laenderinformationen/australien-node/consultations-australia/2465312 

https://www.dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/international-relations/enhanced-strategic-partnership-between-australia-and-federal-republic-germany

Job vacancy: GABC Events Management

The German Australian Business Council is looking for a new event management employee to support our mission to be a catalyst for the generation of business opportunities and relationships between our two nations. The position is available from June 1st, 2021.

The primary duties (undertaken independently and/or together with the responsible Board member) will be to ensure the smooth preparation, running and follow-up of events. Details on the individual tasks can be found in the attached job description.

You will bring the following SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in organising events
  • IT Skills
  • Design skills for invitations and social media is a plus
  • Know-how in negotiating with event locations (hotels, restaurants, catering)
  • Know-how in modern communication tools / MS Office
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and German

The employee should be located in Frankfurt or surrounds but will also supply remote support to our Munich and Berlin groups.

Working hours are flexible. The contract/salary is based on a ‘450 € -Mini Job’.

If you are interested or know somebody who may be interested in supporting the work of the German Australian Business Council, please contact our Board member Malte Schudlich (malte.schudlich@gabc.eu)

More information can be found in the document below:

20210522_Job Vacancy GABC Events Management

 

Auscham Online Event: Trade Trends and Economic Outlook for Australia & Switzerland, 8th of June 2021

German Australian Business Council Members are invited to take part in an online event organised by the Australian Swiss Chamber of Commerce

Trade Trends and Economic Outlook for Australia & Switzerland

8th of June, 2021

14.00 (CEST)/22.00 (AEST)

Speakers:

Mr Joseph Manimbo, Western Union Business Solutions

Mr Stefan Barny, Switzerland Global Enterprise

Mr Xavier Philipona, Austrade

Moderator: Ms Vicki Tanner, Auscham President

For more information and bookings, please follow this link Webinar Registration – Zoom

Online Event: EU VAT Customs Changes, 9th of June 2021

German Australian Business Council Members are invited to take part in an online event organised by the Trans-Tasman Business Circle and DHL Express in cooperation with Austrade and the European Commission.

Exporting to Europe?

All you need to know ahead of the EU VAT Customs Change

9th of June, 2021

08.00 (CEST)/16.00 (AEST)

Speakers:

Ms Agnes Nagy, European Commission

Mr Gordon Wright, DHL Express Europe

Mr Ben Somerville, DHL Express Australia

Mr Michael Byrne, Austrade

For more information and bookings, please follow this LINK

ASBA Online Event: Opportunity in Economic Recovery: Towards an Australia-EU Free Trade Agreement, 27th of May 2021

German Australian Business Council Members are invited to take part in an online event organised by the Australia Spain Business Association

Opportunity in economic recovery: Towards an Australia-EU Free Trade Agreement

27th of May, 2021

10.30am (CEST)/18.30 (AEST)

Speakers:

Ms Sophia McIntyre, Australian Ambassador to Spain

Ms Juliana Nam, Australian trade negotiator and trade policy practitioner, DFAT

For more information and bookings, please follow this LINK

FABC Online Event: The world in 2021: an Australian perspective from Hans van Leeuwen, Europe correspondent, Australian Financial Review, 20th of May 2021

German Australian Business Council Members are invited to take part in an online event organised by the Finland Australian Business Council

The world in 2021: an Australian perspective from Hans van Leeuwen, Europe correspondent, Australian Financial Review

20th of May, 2021

8.30am (CEST)

For more information and bookings, please follow this LINK

ANZCCL Online Event: Trade and Investment Opportunities including Update on Australia-EU FTA, 6th of May 2021

German Australian Business Council Members are invited to take part in an online event organised by the Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Luxembourg.

Australia-Luxembourg Trade and Investment Opportunities

The session will include an update on the Australia-EU FTA

6th of May, 2021

9am (CEST)

For more information and bookings, please follow this Next Events | ANZCCL

Job vacancy: Austrade- Business Development Manager, Agribusiness

German Australian Business Council Corporate Member Austrade is looking for a Business Development Manager, Agribusiness in the Frankfurt Office.

More information about the role can be found HERE

 

 

Business Council contributes submission to Australian Government Inquiry on CPTPP

The German Australian Business Council recently contributed a submission on behalf of the Australian Business in Europe network to the Australian Government Inquiry into expanding the membership of the CPTPP. To read the submission, please click on the following link:

ABIE Submission on CPTPP Enquiry final 2021-03-21

Australian Swiss Chamber of Commerce Online Event: Return to the Workplace post Covid-19 – Leading Trends & Solutions, 12th of April 2021

German Australian Business Council Members are invited to take part in an online event organised by the Australian Swiss Chamber of Commerce.

Return to the Workplace post Covid-19 – Leading Trends & Solutions

12th of April, 2021

3pm (CEST)

For more information and bookings, please follow this LINK