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Update - September 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015   (0 Comments)
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 New Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics Fellowship Announced

New Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics Fellowship Announced
The American Australian Association and the Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP), an Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence, are proud to announce the multi-year ‘Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics Fellowship’. Read more.

Guest Speaker: The Hon Julia Gillard
The American Australian Association is delighted to host a lunch for The Hon Julia Gillard, Chancellor, Ducere on Mon, 21 September in New York. Ms. Gillard will speak on The Importance of Global Education & the Future of Digital Learning
Monday, Sep 21, 2015
12:00 - 2:00pm

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Education Update: Australia to USA Fellowship

The American Australian Association’s Board of Directors has approved selection of the 2015 Australia to USA Fellows. Following a vigorous four step selection process, 14 Australian researchers in fields such as medicine, technology and sustainability were selected out of the 100+ applications received this year. Details of the Fellows will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Applications Open: USA to Australia Fellowships 2015
Applications close Thursday, October 15, 2015
The Association is now accepting applications for the 2015 USA to Australia Fellowships. The Fellowships offer up to $30,000-$40,000 to American citizens and permanent residents undertaking post graduate studies in Australia across various research fields. Read more.

Benefit Dinner
CEOs gather to support tech giant, Bill McDermott, CEO, SAP at the Association’s Benefit Dinner 2015. The Benefit Dinner will be held on November 4th at Cipriani Wall Street, New York. Bill McDermott has already garnered the support of many distinguished Dinner Chairs including Executive Chairman, News Corp Rupert Murdoch AC, The Dow Chemical Company Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris, Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO James P. Gorman, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Chairman and CEO, Jamie Dimon, Westfield Co-CEO, Peter Lowy and Kingdom Holding Company Chairman HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud. For a full list Dinner Chairs visit the Benefit Dinner 2015 Sponsors page. Proceeds from the Benefit Dinner support the Association's Education Fund.
For further information contact Vice President Diane Sinclair I (212) 338-6860 x 217. 

Featured Dame Joan Sutherland Fund recipient Morgan Balfour, classical singer

Morgan Balfour is an emerging Australian classical singer. Morgan was awarded a grant from the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund to undertake a fellowship at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival. Since completing the fellowship in July, Morgan is now preparing for several concerts and competitions including the finals of the Dame Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award and the Opera Foundation for Young Australians Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship. Read more.
World-Class Education for children aged 2-13
The New York International School offers world-class preschool and elementary education with a Spanish / Chinese immersion program. Special conditions apply for members of the American Australian Association. Now accepting applications with a fast response policy.
Click here for information.

Spotlight On: Aussies in Silicon Alley
8 October - New York

AFL Grand Final Party California
2 October - Los Angeles

AWNY and Mums & Dads Picnic in the Park
4 October - New York


21 Sep: Lunch Address with Guest Speaker: The Hon Julia Gillard - Sold Out
4 Oct: AWNY and Mums & Dads Picnic in the Park - Register

8 Oct:
Spotlight On: Aussies in Silicon Alley - Register
13 Oct: AWNY Sex, Desire and Dating with Bettina Arndt - Register
2 Nov: Melbourne Cup Party - Save the Date
4 Nov: Benefit Dinner - Save the Date
3 Dec: Annual Holiday Party - Save the Date


2 Oct: AFL Grand Final Party, The Parlor Hollywood, Los Angeles - Register
6 Oct: Outdoor Cinema Night, Los Angeles - Save the Date
2 Nov: Melbourne Cup Party, Los Angeles - Save the Date
2 Nov: Melbourne Cup Party, Boston - Save the Date


18 Sep - 31 Oct: (Australian Interest) Rugby World Cup showing live at The Australian NYC - Find out more
22 Sep: (Australian Interest) Australian singer Ben Winklemen Trio album release - Find out more
2 Oct: (Australian Interest) New York Magpies AFL Grand Final Party at Galway Pub NYC - Find out more


6th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival
12 October 2015 - 18 October 2015
The Producers' Club - 358 W 44th Street, New York
Get tickets
The NYC Independent Film Festival will host an incredible line up of over 300 films from 39 countries including 19 great Australian films. 
AAA members and friends receive a 20% discount on tickets using the code 'Australian2015'



Australian Girls Choir - International Tour 2015
19 September - 10 October 2015
The Australian Girls Choir will embark on an International Tour to Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC and New York. They will be presenting a free lunchtime concert at St Paul's Chapel in New York on October 5 from 1-1:30pm. Find out more.


Outdoor Cinema Night: A Picnic at Hanging Rock
1 September, Brentwood, Los Angeles
See photos

Rooftop Summer Social
6 August, Northern Territory, Brooklyn
See photos


Malcolm Turnbull defeats Tony Abbott in Liberal leadership spill to become prime minister, The Sydney Morning Herald
Aussie model with Down syndrome makes her New York Fashion Week runway debut,
Australian business is going back out to lunch: here are the top 10 corporates booking online, Business Insider Australia
What to Expect from Malcolm Turnbull, Foreign Policy
The bee's knees, Australia Unlimited
Australian dollar hits 72 US cents as sharemarkets, commodities jump, The Sydney Morning Herald
Aussie NFL Wrap Week 1: Punters Brad Wing and Jordan Berry join Jarryd Hayne in solid debuts, Fox Sports
Latest epic cruise: New York to Australia and back, USA TODAY
TAKE-OFF POSITIONS PLEASE: Why the US Fed decision tonight affects Australia and the world, Business Insider Australia
Shell’s Takeover of BG Faces Hurdle in Australia, Wall Street Journal
Race on for Chicago Skyway
, The Australian

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