AusCham’s Farewell Apéro for Australian Ambassador, Zurich, 23rd of September 2020

The Australian Swiss Chamber of Commerce is pleased to invite German Australian Business Council Members and Friends to a farewell reception for Australian Ambassador to Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, Lynette Wood, in Zurich on Wednesday, the 23rd of September, 2020.

For more information and bookings: click HERE

Australian Embassy and Australian Mission to EU event: Toward a Global Hydrogen Market Webinar, 14th of September, 2020

The Australian Embassy Berlin together with the Australian Mission to the EU are pleased to extend an invitation to Business Council Members and Friends to the following event:


Toward a Global Hydrogen Market

14th of September, 2020 at 9:30 am CEST/ 5.30pm AEST


 The panel of experts will discuss hydrogen’s role in the global energy transition, and opportunities for growth and energy cooperation between Australia, Germany and the EU.

The panelist discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A.
The expert panel includes:
– Dr Alan Finkel, Australia’s Chief Scientist
– Prof Dr Veronika Grimm, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
– EU speaker to be confirmed
The webinar will be moderated by Frédéric Simon, News Editor, Euractiv; with an introduction from HE Lynette Wood, Australian Ambassador to Germany.

Bookings can be made via the following link


AHK Webinar: Industry Focus: Energy Efficiency, 18th of August 2020

German Australian Business Council Members are invited to take part in a webinar organised by the AHK in Sydney.

Industry Focus: Energy Efficiency

18th of August, 2020

8am (German Time)

For more information and registration:

KAS and Uni of Melbourne Law School: Reforming Tax Sharing in the Federation, Online, 11th of August, 2020

GABC Members and Friends are invited to a webinar presented by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the University of Melbourne Law School on the topic of “Reforming Tax Sharing in the Federation”

Guest Speaker will be Prof. Dr. Rudolph Mellinghoff, President of the Federal Supreme Finance Court of Germany since 1 November 2011. Prior to this appointment, Prof. Mellinghoff was a Judge of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany between 2001 and 2011.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, the 11th of August between 9am and 10.30am CEST (5pm and 6.30pm AEST). Registrations and further information can be found HERE

Australia- UK Chamber of Commerce Leaders in Conversation Event with Ita Buttrose, Online, 22nd of July 2020

German Australian Business Council Members are invited to attend the Leaders in Conversation Online event featuring Ita Buttrose AC OBE on the 22nd of July. This event is being held by the Australia- United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, a member of the ABIE Network.

To register, please click  HERE

bayme vbm Business Excellence Day 2020, Online Event, 22nd of July

GABC members and friends are invited to join the bayme vbm Business Excellence Day Online event on the 22nd of July, 2020. This event focuses on the integration of artificial intelligence into industry and will feature a variety of exciting speakers.

The event is in German.

For more information and registration, click HERE

Austrade offers webinar series on digital advanced manufacturing, July 2020

Austrade is offering a series of webinars on digital advanced manufacturing throughout the month of July in lieu of their delegation to the Hannover Messe 2020.


For more information on the events and registration, please go to 

RMIT Europe Webinar: The Future of Work in the Digital Economy, 25th of June 2020

RMIT Europe is offering a webinar on The Future of Work in the Digital Economy: Developing Skills for Industry 4.0 on the 25th of June 2020. For more information and bookings please follow the link below:

AHK Webinar- Australian Business Contracts: AGBs and Australian Consumer Law- 23rd of June 2020

The AHK is holding a webinar on the 23rd of June, 2020 to provide information on Australian business contracts

The webinar will be held in German at 9am Berlin time.


For more information and a link to register, please click on the following pdf link

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All queries should be directed to

ABIE Groups offer Online Events to GABC Members

The Australian Business in Europe Network is offering a number of online events in the coming weeks which are open to Business Council Members.

27 May
Finland Australia Business Council 

Responses to COVID-19: Impacts and Outlook for Business
Registration link

4 June
Australian-UK Chamber of Commerce
The Future of Capital Raising & Venture Investment

Registration link

11 June
Australian-UK Chamber of Commerce
COVID 19 and Digital Transformation
– Are You Ready for the New Normal?
Registration link

25 June
French-Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

COVID-19 Economic response: Europe vs. Australia

Registration link

Members wishing to attend should register directly by following the relevant link and state in their registration that they are a German Australian Business Council Member.