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Update - November 2017

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Monday, November 20, 2017



THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THE 2017 BENEFIT DINNER

On Tuesday, October 24th the American Australian Association was joined by over 500 friends and supporters who gathered at Cipriani Wall Street, New York for our annual Benefit Dinner.  They were there to celebrate and honor two notable leaders - Lachlan Murdoch, Executive Chairman, 21st Century Fox and Co-Chairman, News Corp and Andrew Liveris, Executive Chairman, DowDuPont and Chairman & CEO, The Dow Chemical Company.

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AUSTRALIA DAY ARTS AWARDS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018

RECEPTION 6:30 | DINNER 7:30
SKYLIGHT MODERN|NEW YORK

The Dinner is a celebration of Australia Day and the incredible contributions made by Australians within entertainment and the arts. Funds raised from the Dinner will provide scholarships to artists who will pursue their education in each other's country.  

For further information contact georgina.duckworth@aaanyc.org


     
 

AAA 70TH ANNIVERSARY JOURNAL

Since 1948, the Association has been dedicated to enhancing the relationship between America and Australia by promoting cooperation and understanding between our two countries.  In celebration of our upcoming 70th anniversary next year, the Association has released a commemorative journal.

Download your copy here

  HEAR FROM OUR AAA ALUMNI

Over the past 20 years, the American Australian Association has contributed over $8 million in grants to more than 800 American and Australian Education Fund scholars and Dame Joan Sutherland Fund artists to further their education in each other's respective countries.

To hear from our alumni, click here
Learn more about the Education Fund
Learn more about the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund
Contribute to the Education Fund
     
 

AAA HOLIDAY RECEPTION
MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017

Join us on Monday, December 11
 at the Australian Consulate-General as we celebrate the holiday season together in NYC!

Enjoy open bar beer & wine, and plenty of great food.  Wear your most festive holiday sweater to win a prize!

Members $30 | Non-members $45
Price includes beer, wine and all food.

Register here

AAA-NE HOLIDAY PARTY
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2017

Celebrate the holidays in N.E. and mingle with new and familiar faces.

Enjoy plentiful hors d'oeuvres prepared by Sam Jackson of KO Catering & Pies.  With special thanks to our host, Chew's Australian owner, Adam Melonas.

Members $25 | Non-members $35
Children (ages 0-18) $10

Register here

     
     
AUSTRALIA DAY BOSTON DINNER
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018


Celebrate Australia Day with members and friends in New England.

6:30-10:30pm
The Langham, Boston

Table packages available.


For further information contact 
louisa.teo@aaanyc.org
 

AWNY CHRISTMAS LUNCH
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2017

Join AWNY for their annual 
Christmas Lunch and welcome the holidays the right way, with a good meal, great company and lots of laughs.

Lunch will be served in a cozy private dining room at Club Metropolitan in midtown west, where you will be greeted with a cocktail on arrival, followed by a delicious three course meal - and a view.

Register here

 

The Australian Embassy is now on Instagram! Follow @AusintheUS to feast your eyes on the latest in Australian fashion, entertainment, innovation, food and more. (PS. They sometimes hold competitions that could see you winning some amazing prizes!)


EVENTS

 

AAA EVENTS

Dec 5: AWNY Scanlan Theodore Shopping Event, NY - RSVP
Dec 5: AAA-NE Holiday Party, NE - register
Dec 8: AWNY Christmas Lunch, NY - register
Dec 11: AAA Holiday Reception, NY - register
Jan 26: AAA Australia Day Arts Awards, NY - save the date
Jan 31: AAA-NE Australia Day Boston Dinner, NE - save the date

OTHER AUSTRALIAN INTEREST EVENTS

Nov 7 - Jan 12: Genesis by William Robinson exhibition, DC - more info
Nov 23: Thanksgiving at the Australian, NY - more info
Dec 5: '100 Years of Mateship' Australian Global Alumni Reception, AZ - register



GALLERY

 
 

 
Melbourne Cup Party, New England
6 November 2017
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ATSI Australia in the 21st Century, New York
30 October 2017
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Resident Alien Information Session,
New England

25 October 2017
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Benefit Dinner,
New York 

24 October 2017
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NEWS

Gavin Buckley elected Mayor of Annapolis after jibes about his Australian background, ABC News
World reacts with pride as same-sex marriage vote delivers a resounding ‘Yes’, News.com.au
Australia captain Mile Jedinak commands Socceroos past Honduras to book another World Cup spot, ABC News
Australians voted in massive numbers for marriage equality and a fair go, The Guardian
HealthMatch wins TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Australia, TechCrunch
Fourth Industrial Revolution: Will Australia be the 'lucky country' in tomorrow's economy?, ABC News
The Australian Island discovered by accident, BBC News
Finding Mungo Man: the moment Australia's story suddenly changed, The Guardian
Why Australia Is Banning Tourists From Climbing Uluru Rock, Travel + Leisure
India, Australia, US, Japan hold first meet on 'quadrilateral' coalition , Economic Times 
The ASX winners from US tax reform, The Sydney Morning Herald
Iconic Australian Cat Care Brand Snappy Tom Expands to U.S., PR Newswire
Aussie Punter Getting Backing as Illini MVP, The Pantagraph

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