Thu, 14 Oct 2021
As Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade, Senator Fawcett addresses the many issues around Supply Chain Resilience including identifying and facilitating business collaboration between Australia and the UK bilaterally, and with like-minded partners to increase collective resilience of supply chains that underpin economic stability and national security for each of our nations.
Wed, 13 Oct 2021
Andy shares his experience and views of the impact of Covid-19 on the TfL business model; TfL’s current and short-term plans in addressing the challenges on operations, in relation to health and safety rules; the progress of major projects during the pandemic; and managing the changing landscape of transport use as London returns to work.
Tue, 12 Oct 2021
Join the Chamber, in partnership with Global Victoria for an evening with Tim Dillon, Victoria’s Agent-General to the UK, as he shares his insights on how to successfully export to the UK; and highlights sectors where he sees the greatest opportunities for Victorian exporters.
Mon, 11 Oct 2021
Bowen is unabashedly positive about decarbonization solutions and believes “the world’s climate emergency is Australia’s jobs opportunity.” Understanding that climate action can create jobs and cut power prices while reducing emissions is a major focus of the Opposition’s climate initiatives. It is in the national interest to act on climate change and in our economic interest.
Thu, 07 Oct 2021
In partnership with L.E.K Consulting, the Chamber is hosting a webinar around the trending industry of Advanced Air Mobility. Since January this year billions of dollars have poured into the industry, with several electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) companies planning to be publicly listed this year. Getting the industry ‘up in the air’ will require a whole of Government and industry effort. Join us as our panel discusses the exciting future of this industry.
Thu, 07 Oct 2021
The Minister for Energy and Environment speaks on how NSW is winning the race to net zero emissions through innovation, targeted investment and smart policy. He will also talk about how the NSW Waste and Plastics Plan will help turn trash into treasure and reduce the amount of plastic in the environment and how the Government is stepping up the fight to conserve the State’s native plants and animals.
Thu, 30 Sep 2021
In his role as Minister for Transport and Roads Andrew Constance is overseeing a record infrastructure spend of $72.2 billion. He is responsible for game-changing projects including Sydney Metro, Parramatta Light Rail, WestConnex and Sydney Gateway. Join the ABCC for this webinar to hear the Minister discuss these initiatives and his ambitious plans to ensure NSW’s world class transport network.
Wed, 29 Sep 2021
Please join the Australian British Chamber of Commerce on this webinar to hear from The Hon Angus Taylor MP, Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction. Following on from the Minister’s announcement in July of the Clean Technology Partnership with the United Kingdom, the Minister will share the detail of this agreement with us and explain the important support it provides for the sector between the two countries.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021
In his address the Treasurer will expand on the Government’s priorities to drive continued economic growth with a focus on infrastructure, jobs growth, women in the workforce and a broad range of stimulus measures to guarantee a robust economic future for Victoria.
Tue, 07 Sep 2021
The Chamber is delighted to invite you to join us for Virtual Afternoon Tea with Her Excellency Vicki Treadell CMG MVO, British High Commissioner to Australia. The High Commissioner talked about the next steps forward for the Australia UK relationship following the recent Agreement in Principle, the UK’s roadmap to Covid recovery, COP26, The Season of Culture and much more.
Wed, 01 Sep 2021
Join the Chamber for a conversation with the Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency the Hon George Brandis QC, who will share his views across the breadth of the Australian UK relationship. This has been an extremely busy period for the Australian UK relationship with significant steps taken in the progress of the FTA, the recently announced Clean Technology Partnership, the Space Bridge, the launch of The Season of Culture and numerous other collaborative developments between our two countries.
Wed, 25 Aug 2021
Mr McEwan has more than 30 years of experience in the finance, insurance and investment industries. Mr McEwan is a senior global financial services executive with deep experience in international markets and long-standing knowledge of the Australian banking environment. Mr McEwan also has extensive experience in leading organisations through significant change and recovery. Prior to joining NAB, Mr McEwan was Group CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland from 2013-2019 and CEO UK Retail from 2012-2013. Mr McEwan's experience includes executive roles at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, First NZ Capital Securities and National Mutual Life Association of Australasia / AXA New Zealand.
Wed, 25 Aug 2021
Dr Young’s address will cover the profound challenges of keeping Queenslanders safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, including the vaccination program and roll out; the implementation of health controls to limit the spread of COVID-19 and the particular challenges confronting the aged care sector, frontline workers and other vulnerable groups. Dr Young will also outline the measures taken to support the Queensland economy and enable businesses to continue to operate safely, and what Queensland and Australia must do to successfully combat similar pandemics in the future.
Mon, 09 Aug 2021
With Australia correcting our energy costs and with investment in new plant and equipment translating to fewer people, potentially at higher wage points particularly for advanced manufacturing, our ability to compete in manufacturing, on both domestic and international fronts, could lead to an investment opportunity both for local companies and foreign owned subsidiaries. As an advocate of manufacturing, Andrew Liveris will discuss the expanded role it deserves in the Australian economy and the importance of building manufacturing capacity to add value to GDP growth.
Thu, 29 Jul 2021
The Chamber is delighted to invite you to join us for Afternoon Tea with the British Consul-General in Sydney and Deputy Trade Commissioner for APAC (Australia and New Zealand), Louise Cantillon.
Wed, 07 Jul 2021
Dr Gareth Andrews (UK/AUS) and Dr Richard Stephenson (UK/NZ) are planning to change polar history by being the first to ski 2,600 km across Antarctica from coast to coast inclusive of its giant ice shelves. The journey will be across snow and ice, up glaciers and unexplored mountains. Temperatures will be between -10°C to -60°C with frequent storms with wind speeds over 150km/h that can last for days.
Thu, 24 Jun 2021
The Australian British Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Australian UK Chamber of Commerce (in the UK) are delighted to invite you to join us for a briefing provided by Elisabeth Bowes, Chief Negotiator for Australia and Vivien Life, Chief Negotiator for the UK. The briefing will cover the content of the Agreement in Principle and share details on the required steps to conclude the Free Trade Agreement.
Mon, 21 Jun 2021
Join the Australian British Chamber of Commerce as we bring together some of the leading innovation figures of NHS England. Australia has long developed and delivered world leading innovation including the work of companies such as ResMed, Cochlear and more recently Medical Director and Telstra Health, that have become parts of the UK’s healthcare landscape.
Fri, 21 May 2021
We are delighted to invite you to join us for an update from Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, The Hon Dan Tehan MP, on the current state of the Australia-UK relationship.
Wed, 12 May 2021
The Australian British Chamber of Commerce, together with KPMG, will host our 12th Annual Federal Budget Breakfast following the 2021 Budget announcement. Our expert panel will guide you through the complexities and subtleties in the details of the 2021 Budget and discuss the state of the nation's economy.