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Update - March 2018

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Posted by: Melanie Chiew
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Monday, March 19, 2018




ANZAC DAY & VETERANS' LUNCH
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018

CHURCH SERVICE | TRINITY CHURCH
VETERANS' LUNCH | CIPRIANI WALL STREET

On April 25th, the AAA and ACG will host an 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 American Australian Association's Veterans' Scholarship Fund (VSF). 

Download reservation form
Learn more about the VSF


ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE, NE
SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2018 @ 10AM


T
he American Australian Association, New England invites members and friends to attend ANZAC Day 2018.

Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church

1555 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
 
Reception to follow, where guests are invited to bring a plate to share.

Sponsored by the Boston Demons, Professor David Haig and the Harvard University Committee on Australian Studies. 
     
 

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LUNCH
FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018

The American Australian Association, in conjunction with G’DAY USA, will host a Keynote Lunch and Address by the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.  The lunch will be attended by some of America’s largest corporations and is an opportunity for US companies to engage with Australia. 

Contact: melanie.chiew@aaanyc.org

  2018 AUS-USA POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
APPLY NOW


The American Australian Association is now accepting applications for the 2018 Australia to USA Postgraduate Scholarship program, which provides awards up to USD $40,000.  American post-graduate and doctoral candidates in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), sustainability and medicine are encouraged to apply.

Further information on the eligibility criteria can be found on our website

Applications close on 15 April 2018.


 

2018 AUS-USA VETERANS' SCHOLARSHIPS APPLY NOW

Scholarship applications for Australian Defence Force Veterans interested in studying in the United States are now open.

Our new American-Australian Veterans’ Scholarship Fund invests in the future of our military veterans by providing scholarship awards of up to $40,000 per applicant to support technical, professional, undergraduate or postgraduate study across all disciplinary fields.  

Further information on the eligibility criteria can be found on our website

Applications close on 15 April 2018
.

  DAME JOAN SUTHERLAND FUND
APPLY NOW

The American Australian Association is now accepting applications from both Australian and American artists who wish to pursue their creative dreams in the United States of America and Australia.  

The fund provides grants up to USD $5,000 to Australians and Americans who show great talent in the fields of theater, dance, film & television, music, fashion and design, literary and visual arts, crafts and design. 

Further information on the eligibility criteria can be found on our website

Applications close on 15 April 2018.
     


AWNY AN EVENING FOR AWARENESS FOR MS RESEARCH AUSTRALIA
TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018


AWNY presents An Evening for Awareness
, in conjunction with MS Research Australia.  Dr. Matthew Miles, CEO of MS Research Australia will discuss recent breakthroughs in MS treatment and how Australia and the US work together to fast track treatments and potentially a cure for MS.  This is a free event sponsored by Telstra, and will be held at Australian-owned Bluestone Lane in Manhattan West.

Register here
 

AUSTRALIAN SPOTLIGHT AT NBFF - SAVE THE DATE
MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2018


Join us for Orange County's Largest Celebration of Australian Film.

On Monday, April 30th, NBFF will host their annual Australian Spotlight for the International Premiere of "The Pretend One," directed and produced by Tony Prescott. 

Special event tickets also include entry to our post-event with culinary tastings from Orange County's top restaurants and a hosted bar by Tito's Handcrafted Vodka and Lagunitas Brewing Co. Tickets go on sale April 1st on NewportBeachFilmFest.com.

   

EVENTS

 

AAA EVENTS

Mar 20: AWNY An Evening for Awareness for MS Research Australia, NY - register
Apr 25: AAA ANZAC Day and Veterans' Lunch, NY - more info
Apr 27: AAA Minister Ciobo Economic Outlook Lunch, NY - save the date
Apr 28: AAA-NE ANZAC Day Commemorative Service, MA - register
Sep 10: 2nd Annual Mateship Charity Golf Tournament, NY - save the date
Oct 30: AAA Benefit Dinner, NY - save the date

 
OTHER EVENTS

Mar 20-22: Australian International Screen Forum, NY - buy tickets
Apr 26 - May 3: The 19th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival, CA - more info
 


NEWS

 

Will US and Australia have another '100 years of mateship'?, CNN
Cat-Size Marsupials Reintroduced to Australia's Mainland for First Time, National Geographic
Tasmania elects majority of women in Australia state first, BBC News
Most Australian Indigenous languages came from just one place, research claims, The Guardian
Oldest-Known Message In A Bottle Found In Australia, NPR
Australia hopeful of US tariff exemption as Greg Norman helps out, Financial Review
Turnbull confident of a win on trade as Trump softens tariff plan, Sydney Morning Herald
Australia could become first country to eradicate cervical cancer, The Guardian
Commonwealth Games set to follow a familiar Australia-heavy script on Gold Coast, ABC News
Australia’s largest outdoor gallery: the Silo Art Trail, Victoria, The Guardian


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