St Paul's Chapel Bell of Hope Ringing & Remembrance Service for Sydney & Peshawar

St Paul's Chapel  18-Dec-14

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Entertainment & Special Guests

The 60th Anniversary Benefit Dinner featured Baz Luhrmann's movie epic Australia starring Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman, and a special performance by American Idol finalist Michael Johns. The Association was also honored to host Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan as a special guest and Fox News' Neil Cavuto as the Master of Ceremonies. (Left to right)

Video messages from Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman (link)

Baz Luhrmann's Movie Epic Australia

The 2008 Benefit Dinner featured an exclusive preview of the movie epic Australia with special commentary from Baz Luhrmann, along with personal video messages from Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman.
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Australia has been a box office success worldwide and is set to be the second highest grossing movie ever made in the country.
American Idol finalist Michael Johns and Rupert Murdoch AC

Special Guest Performance by Michael Johns

Born in Perth, Western Australia, American Idol finalist Michael Johns performed at the Association's 60th Anniversary Benefit Dinner.
Michael was considered to be one of the top three competitors in the 7th season of the top television series.

Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan and Rupert Murdoch AC

Special Guest: Australian Treasurer Swan

The Association was honored to host Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan at the 60th Anniversary Benefit Dinner.
Other special guests included Wendy Turnbull MBE (Grand Slam Tennis Champion) and Damien Mudge (Doubles Squash Champion).

Master of Ceremonies: Fox News' Neil Cavuto

Anchor and Managing Editor of business news for the FOX News Channel, Neil Cavuto is the host of three top television programs including Your World with Neil Cavuto.
He is also the author of two New York Times' bestsellers.


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