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Thursday, March 28, 2019


 
     

ANZAC DAY & VETERANS' LUNCH
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019

On April 25th, the American Australian Association (AAA) and the Australian Consulate-General, New York will host their second ANZAC Day and Veterans' Lunch at Cipriani Wall Street. The lunch will celebrate ANZAC Day, deepen the US-Australian defense alliance and raise funds in support of the AAA's American-Australian Veterans' Fund (AAVF)

Table and sponsorship packages are available.

For further information, please contact: debbie.chappel@aaanyc.org

 

ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE, NE
SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019 @ 10AM


T
he American Australian Association, New England invites members and friends to attend ANZAC Day 2019.

Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church
1555 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Reception to follow, where guests are invited to bring a plate to share.

Special thanks to the Harvard Committee on Australian Studies for their contributions.

     

   
     

AAA ALUMNI UPDATE - RON TIDHAR
A FRESH TAKE ON REVENUE MODELS

Class of 2014 AAA alum Ron Tidharis a PhD student at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) in the university’s Department of Management Science & Engineering. Ron’s research interests center on entrepreneurial strategy in industries with powerful incumbents, and how such strategies drive firm innovation and performance. 

His most recent research with STVP focuses on how entrepreneurs decide which revenue model to pursue, and the pros and cons of each. For example, if you have a smartphone loaded with apps, you've probably observed that those apps can have wildly contrasting pricing schemes. Ron sat down with journalist Susie Allen to explain

 

AAA - AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCREEN FORUM SCHOLAR ANNOUNCED

Following a week of industry focused events hosted by the Australian International Screen Forum in New York, the American Australian Association was delighted to join the Screen Forum in announcing the inaugural winner of the joint AAA – Screen Forum ScholarshipThe scholarship, which fosters international-based learning and career development opportunities for the next generation of Australian filmmakers was awarded to Darlene Johnson. 

Indigenous filmmaker Johnson, who directed episodes of the ABC drama serial The Heights for Matchbox Pictures and For Pete's Sake Productions, will receive a US $10,000 scholarship and a three-month attachment on a film that is due to shoot in New York later this year.

Congratulations Darlene!


 

 
     

LEADERSHIP IN TURBULENT TIMES
KEVIN RUDD THE PM YEARS BOOK LAUNCH
THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019

Join the U.S. launch of Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd's new book The PM Years, which recounts his early triumphs and challenges in government.

Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group and distinguished fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute and Graham Allison, Douglas Dillon professor of government at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School will join Rudd in conversation.

Lunch available from 12:30pm. Discussion begins at 1:00pm. Complimentary copies of Mr. Rudd's book will be available at the event.

Buy tickets.

 
AWNY BOOK CLUB
TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2019 @ 6PM


AWNY is thrilled to announce they are starting a book club. 
The first series is themed “America through Fiction”. The aim of the series is to explore America and its diversity of voices. The first book is Americanah by award winning novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

The Liberty NYC, 29 W 35th Street, New York. We have reserved the front lounge.

This is a free event open to all women: members and non-members welcome. 
 
   
     
     

GRANGE WINE TASTING AT THE AUSTRALIAN
MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2019

Join The Australian for an evening of premium wine and food pairings brought to you by Penfolds.

Penfolds Senior Winemaker Steph Dutton, will lead guests through a five course food and wine tasting menu, which includes the iconic Penfolds Grange!

Steph will also share her experience as a female winemaker in a traditionally male dominated industry; provide insight into making wine for one of the most iconic brands in the world; and outline what the future holds for Penfolds.

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Contact: matt@theaustraliannyc.com

  QANTAS VIVID SALE
SALE ON FROM NOW UNTIL APRIL 2, 2019


Witness a city illuminated! Fly to Sydney from Los Angeles from just $749* round trip in Economy.
Vivid Sydney, Australia's largest festival of light, music and ideas transforms the harbour city into a uniquely colourful and creative canvas. For 23 days, from 24 May to 15 June 2019, be awakened by amazing light art installations and music across the city, a spectacular that's not to be missed.

Book now!
     

EVENTS

 

AAA EVENTS

Apr 23: AWNY Book Club, NY - more info
Apr 25: AAA ANZAC Day & Veterans' Lunch, NY - table sponsorship
Apr 27: AAA ANZAC Day Commemorative Service, NE - register
Sep 16: AAA Congressional Golf, DC - save the date
Oct 29: AAA Benefit Dinner, NY - save the date

 

OTHER EVENTS

Mar 27 - Apr 2: Kane Grose 'Parallusion' Solo Exhibition, NY - more info
Mar 31 - Apr 14: Australian Chamber Orchestra USA Tour, various cities - more info
Apr 18: Leadership in Turbulent Times - Kevin Rudd 'The PM Years' Book Launch, NY - more info

Apr 25: ANZAC Day Commemorative Dawn Service, LA - more info
Apr 25: ANZAC Day Commemorative Service, SD - more info
Apr 25: ANZAC Day Commemorative Services, DC - more info
Apr 25: #ANZACDayNYC “Bonds of Mateship” Drinks, NY - more info
Apr 25: ANZAC Day Commemorative Dawn Service, NY - more info
Apr 28: ANZAC Service & BBQ, SF - more info
Apr 29: Penfolds Wine Tasting and Food Pairing at The Australian, NY - buy tickets
May 1: Australian Spotlight at Newport Beach Film Festival, NY - save the date



 
EVENT GALLERY
 
 

 Immigration and Tax Seminar
New York
31 January 2019
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NEWS
 

Global Food Forum: Australia has a natural advantage in food - Anthony Pratt, The Australian Business Review
Disney closes $71 billion deal with Fox, CNN 
'Nice and dirty': Rio's new mine taps aluminium boom, The Sydney Morning Herald
Australia Wine Today: Fresh, Crunchy and 'Smashable', The New York Times
NSW state election 2019: Coalition wins majority government, The Guardian
Australia-Hong Kong free-trade deal signed, News.com.au
Australia braces for tropical cyclones, CNN
Australia's Property Stocks Are Ignoring the Housing Slump, Bloomberg
A rare giant sunfish weighing more than a car washes up on a beach in Australia, CNN
How Australia Became the Defamation Capital of the World, The New York Times
Koalas should be given endangered listing, environment groups say, The Guardian
60 Minutes: Planning expert wants to see Australia's population double, Nine News
Australia's New Housemuseum Galleries Open in Melbourne, Arch Daily

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