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 WELCOME MESSAGE FROM JOHN BERRY : After three amazing years representing the United States in Australia as Ambassador
 

Thursday, 20 October, 2016



 
WELCOME MESSAGE FROM JOHN BERRY

After three amazing years representing the United States in Australia as Ambassador, Curtis and I are delighted to be back in the United States, and living in New York, for the first time.   

On Monday, I commenced as the new President of the American Australian Association and am excited by the many opportunities ahead to build and enhance this great organization.  I look forward to meeting and getting to know many of you at various American Australian Association events over the coming weeks and months.
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BENEFIT DINNER
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016

RECEPTION 6:30 | DINNER 7:30
CIPRIANI WALL ST | NEW YORK


Every year, the Association holds a Benefit Dinner to recognize important American-Australian business relations and to celebrate the scholars of its Education Fund. Proceeds from the Benefit Dinner go towards building the Association’s Education Fund. 

Find out more.

   

 

WELCOME RECEPTION FOR JOHN BERRY
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016


Please join us in welcoming John Berry as our new President.

6:00 - 6:30 pm - Registration | Refreshments
6:30 - 7:15 pm - In Conversation with John Berry
7:15 - 8:30 pm - Reception | Meet and Greet

Please also join us to wish farewell to retiring President, Frances Cassidy, who has led the Association over the last 15 years.

Register here.


AUSTRALIA DAY BLACK TIE GALA
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017


RECEPTION 6:30 | DINNER 7:30 |AFTER-PARTY 10 CIPRIANI WALL ST |NEW YORK

Tickets: $240 Member | $300 Non-Member
Ticket price includes pre-dinner reception with passed canapés & open bar, chef created three-course dinner showcasing Australian food & wine, and entertainment. After-party complete with music and dancing.

Corporate Individual: $700
(Prime seating at a Corporate Table)

Corporate Table Sponsorship

     
 
   

AAA MELBOURNE CUP PARTY
MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016

NEW YORK - The Liberty NYC - Register now

BOSTON - KO at the Shipyard - save the date

  SAVE THE DATE - HOLIDAY RECEPTION 2016
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016

Join us at The Austrailan Bar & Restaurant for the final AAA event of the year as we 
celebrate the holiday season together in New York City!

     
     

QANTAS AIRWAYS MELBOURNE CUP RAFFLE

Be in the draw to win two economy class round trip airfares from New York to Australia flying
Qantas!* Runner-up prizes from Roses Only, T2 and The Liberty NYC.

Winners drawn Monday, October 31.
Buy tickets *Conditions apply

  DOUG WISOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2017

The Scholarship, administered by the American Australian Association, supports a young American winemaker to travel to New Zealand to intern at Craggy Range Winery for a harvest.

Applications close 7 November, 2016.
More info.

EVENTS 

AAA EVENTS

31 Oct: Melbourne Cup Party, NY - register now
31 Oct: Melbourne Cup Party, NE - save the date
 3 Nov: AWNY & Ray Griffiths Jewelry Showcase, NY - register now
16 Nov: Welcome Reception for John Berry, NY - register now
30 Nov: Benefit Dinner 2016, NY - more info
13 Dec: Holiday Reception, NY - save the date
20 Jan: Australia Day Black Tie Gala, NY - buy tickets


OTHER EVENTS

21 Oct: Nelson Aspen at Don't Tell Mama - find out more

                                                         


EVENT GALLERY
  
         
     Lunch & Keynote Address with
Treasurer, Hon Scott Morrison MP
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
View Gallery
Board Welcome Reception for John Berry
President, American Australian Association
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
View Gallery


NEWS

Australia in the year of global uncertainties, East Asia Forum
The Price of Australia’s Real Estate Boom, The New York Times
Australian house sizes diminish after GFC peak, The Australian
Let's learn from the mistakes that created US poverty, not copy them, The Guardian
The US used foreign investment to develop a new car industry, a lesson Australia hasn’t learned, The Conversation
China wedge 'could damage US alliance'The Australian
Australia Now Leads the United States in Women at Work – Study, The University of Sydney
US risks 'falling behind' on trade if it doesn't make progress on TPP, The Australian
Treasurer Scott Morrison defends 'strong banks' in US, The Australian Financial Review
A New Novel About Marital Distress, a Depressed Mother and a Move to Australia, The New York Times
Australia's Cochlear now has a CEO based in the US, Business Insider Australia
Australian Paralympians thrilled with welcome home in Brisbane, ABC News

   

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