American Australian Association

Webinar Replays

Latest Update on U.S. Immigration for Australian Expats

On Tuesday, July 28, the AAA held an immigration webinar with Zjantelle Cammisa Markel, Immigration Attorney and Principal of Cammisa Markel PLLC to discuss the latest immigration updates impacting Australian expats including how to extend your E3 visa in the U.S., travel restrictions, updates for Diversity Visa lottery winners and more.  This discussion was moderated by AAA Regional Director – New England, Louisa Teo.  To view the accompanying presentation, click here.

Year of Wonders Book Talk with Geraldine Brooks

On Wednesday, July 22, the AAA hosted Pulitzer Prize-winning Australian author Geraldine Brooks AO for a discussion of her bestselling novel, Year of Wonders. In conversation with program host Graham Bradley AM, Geraldine shed light on her thinking behind Year of Wonders’ controversial ending, her new book, Horse, and plans for Year of Wonders, the movie.

Business Resilience: Keeping the World Connected - In Conversation with Telstra President of Americas, Nick Collins

On Thursday, July 16, the AAA held a webinar with Shareablee Founder & CEO and AAA Board Member Tania Yuki in conversation with Telstra President of Americas Nick Collins.  The discussion explored the vital role of telecommunications during the pandemic and how the industry will support global economies in a post-COVID world.

Business Resilience: Life In The New Abnormal - The Shape of Things To Come in Media & Technology

On Thursday, June 25, the AAA held a webinar with J.P. Morgan Global Chair, Investment Banking and AAA Chairman Emeritus Jennifer Nason in conversation with News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson.  The discussion examined how news, information and entertainment are evolving to meet the demands of this fast-changing world.  To access the ACCC Digital Inquiry final report, click here.

Australia at the Forefront of Medical Research

On Wednesday, May 27, the AAA in partnership with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and NSW Health held an online discussion with David Thomas, Vanessa Tyrrell, Ian Alexander, Elizabeth Koff, Matthew Osborn, moderated by Nicola Watkinson.  The discussion provided insights into how Australia’s resources and regulatory environment provide a unique position to drive medical innovation.

Business Resilience: In Conversation with Bluestone Lane Founder & CEO, Nick Stone

On Wednesday, May 6, the AAA held its inaugural Business Resilience webinar with Bluestone Lane Founder & CEO, Nick Stone, who provided insights on the impact of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry and how he’s adapted his business to the new normal.  This conversation was moderated by AAA Vice-Chair Melissa Babbage.

A conversation with AAA President and former U.S. Ambassador to Australia John Berry

On Thursday, April 30, the AAA in partnership with the USSC held a webinar with AAA President and former U.S. Ambassador to Australia, John Berry to discuss the role of the US-Australian alliance during a global pandemic.  This conversation was moderated by USSC CEO Professor Simon Jackman.

Listen to the recording here.

COVID-19 Update from the Australian Ambassador to the United States, the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO

On Wednesday, April 15, the AAA held a webinar with Australia’s Ambassador to the United States, the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO, who provided an update on the Australian Government’s response to COVID-19 and key messages for Australians in the United States.  This conversation was moderated by AAA President John Berry.

A Guide for Expats Impacted by COVID-19

On Monday, April 6, the AAA held an immigration webinar with Zjantelle Cammisa Markel, Immigration Attorney and Principal of Cammisa Markel PLLC to discuss concerns faced by Australian expats in the U.S. in light of COVID-19.  This discussion was moderated by AAA Director of Business & Arts, Georgina Duckworth.