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Wednesday, March 15, 2017


75TH ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA COMMEMORATIVE DINNER, NY, MAY 4, 2017

Join the American Australian Association, the Government of Australia, and Northrop Grumman Corporation at the 75th Anniversary Battle of the Coral Sea Commemorative Dinner, honoring those surviving American and Australian veterans who gave their all during this historic battle. The dinner will officially launch the Association's new American-Australian Veterans Fellowship Fund, and the Government of Australia’s First 100 Years of Mateship campaign
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY PROF. GORDON FLAKE, CEO, PERTH USASIA CENTRE, NY, MAR 17, 2017

Join us for lunch and a keynote address on 'APEX Australia: Leveraging Influence in Asia, Australia's Emergence as an Energy Superpower' by Professor Gordon Flake, CEO, Perth USAsia Centre. The lunch will be held on Friday, March 17th at ANZ Bank in New York.

Register online today


TRUMPING TRADE: UNDERSTANDING THE AUSTRALIA-UNITED STATES ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIP, PERTH USASIA CENTRE

The full complexity of Australia – United States relationships is not widelyrecognised in discussions in the media, amongst commentators and ingovernment. This publication discusses the comprehensive Australia – UnitedStates economic relationship and underlines the critical need for closerunderstanding of the complex interactions.

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FEATURED FELLOW - BRIDGET CALLAGHAN


Bridget Callaghan is a 2016 Sir Keith Murdoch American Australian Association Education Fellow. Bridget's focus is on the development of new and augmented treatments for mental health problems across the lifespan of humans, in particular those impacted by early childhood trauma. The Association for Psychological Science recently named her as a ‘Rising Star’. In January 2017, her work was featured in The Huffington Post,UNSW News Room, and was discussed on2UE Radio Sydney.

 


AUSSIE NIGHT AT BARCLAYS
MARCH 28, 2017

Join us at theAussie Nets Nighton March 28, hosted byBarclays Center. See thePhiladelphia 76erstake on theBrooklyn Netsand enjoy a pre-game Aussie event.

Use access code Australia for ticket details.

More info


SHADES OF RED AND BLUE, NEW YORK
APRIL 1, 2017

A non-partisan forum of six conversations featuring high-profile speakers from both sides of the political divide addressing some of the most pressing issues of our time through ethical, multi-faceted debate. Shades of Red and Blue takes place at thatgreat symbol of democracy - The New York Public Library.

Learn more

 


JACK CHARLES v. THE CROWN
NEW YORK LIVE ARTS, MARCH 22 -25, 2017

Jack Charles v. The Crown tells the true story of a life lived to its utmost – from film sets, prisons, and 70s Koori theater, to the Stolen Generation of Australia’s indigenous children, Charles’ unswerving optimism transforms a tale of addiction, crime and prison time into the story of a vagabond’s progress. It is a map of the traps of dispossession and a guide to reaching the age of grey-haired wisdom.

AAA20 for 20% off all regular priced tickets.
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STEVE IRWIN GALA DINNER, LOS ANGELES
MAY 13, 2017


The annual Steve Irwin Gala Dinner celebrates the life and legacy of the original Wildlife Warrior - Steve Irwin. All proceeds from this fundraising dinner go to Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors, so that we can continue the conservation work Steve was so passionate about and continue to keep his dream alive.

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EVENTS


AAA EVENTS
17 Mar: Keynote Address by Prof. Gordon Flake, CEO, Perth USAsia Centre, NY - Register now
28 Mar: Aussie Nets Night at Barclays Center with code: "Australia", NY -Buy tickets
4 May: 75th Anniversary Battle of the Coral Sea Commemorative Dinner, NY - More info

OTHER EVENTS
21 Mar: Aussie Expat Webinar: Dos and Don'ts of Being an Aussie Expat in the US - More info
22 Mar: Jack Charles v. The Crown at New York Live Arts, NY - More info
28 Mar: Wine & Food of Victoria Dinner, NY - More info
1 Apr: Shades of Red and Blue: Uniting our Divided Nation, NY - More info
20 Apr: Newport Beach Film Festival, CA - More info
13 May: Steve Irwin Gala Dinner, CA - More info

 

NEWS

US Vice President Mike Pence to visit Australia, Asia in April: report, Sydney Morning Herald
Why Visy's Anthony Pratt prefers US over China for offshore business, The Australian Financial Review
Cybercrime: National integrated response needed says former US ambassador Jeff Bleich, ABC News
Australia tries female traffic signals to combat ‘unconscious bias,’ gender inequality, The Washington Times
American investment in Australian defence growing, Defence Connect
Our economic relationship with the US is both deep and wide, The Australian Financial Review
Australia’s Space Surveillance Radar reaches Full Operational Capability, Australian Government Department of Defence
Fashion retailer General Pants to open store in New York, The Australian
The art of the build: Ian Strange interrogates our ideas of home, ABC News
Australian rock band Midnight Oil to play first world tour in 20 years, Reuters
Steve Irwin's Son Shows Off Boa, Other Critters to Nervous Jimmy Fallon, NBC News
Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, The White House
Planning for Turnbull, Trump meeting under way, Bishop confirms, News.com.au
Australian Aboriginal Art Is Having a Radical Moment, Paste Magazine
Australia's Spacer buys out US storage rival Roost, The Australian
Deadly drones in spotlight as Defence weighs future options, ABC News
Transurban exports parental leave to US, The Australian


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