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537 W 27th Street, New York, NY

6.30pm Cocktails | 7.30pm Dinner
10pm - 12am After Party

Black Tie





“England had Newley, America had Sammy Davis Jnr – and now Australia has its own triple threat ready to skyrocket” - AdelaideNow.com

Hugh Sheridan is one of the world's most authentic entertainers with dancing, singing and acting entwined into his DNA.  He has had four sell out Australian tours and performed over 60 shows with his hugely successful band, The California Crooners Club, a fusion of swing, R&B and soul.  Hugh has also enjoyed acclaim for his acting ability winning a Silver Logie Award for “Best Actor” on Australian television four years in a row.  He has had the honor of performing on Time Square, sung for world leaders, belted alongside Lisa Minnelli, Rebel Wilson and George Michael, crooned to crowds in excess of 70,000 people and has had two sell out seasons for his one man show, Newley Discovered at the Sydney Opera House and the Adelaide Festival. 

Hugh Sheridan will be hosting the 2018 Australia Day Arts Awards.

Two-time Academy Award nominee
Two-time Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts has garnered several impressive accolades throughout her career. Her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress was for her performance in Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu's “21 Grams" where she starred alongside Sean Penn and Benicio Del Toro. Her performance also garnered Best Actress Awards nominations from the SAG Awards, BAFTAs, Broadcast Film Critics and Golden Satellites as well as Best Actress honors from multiple critics' associations. 



Editor in Chief

Laura Brown is the Editor in Chief of InStyle, one of the world’s most successful fashion media brands reaching 30-plus million women. Since her appointment in August of 2016, Brown has led a refresh of InStyle’s print and digital franchises, expanding the breadth and variety of the contributors and giving voice to a new group of fashion, beauty and celebrity influencers and thought leaders. Her social media sensibility and stylish, relatable voice have vastly extended the reach and relevance of InStyle beyond the page, and she has been heralded as ushering in a new generation of Editor in Chief.

Warner Bros. Records Recording Artist

Australian band, Chase Atlantic, has enjoyed packed-out venues across both Australia and North America with their electric live performances. The trio of two brothers, Mitchel & Clinton Cave and longtime friend, Christian Anthony, personally produce, perform and passionately conjure up their blend of alternative pop punctuated by rock and R&B. Join us in celebrating Chase Atlantic as they receive the “AAA Rising Star Award” and give an acoustic performance on the night on their way to becoming household names in 2018.

Joel Madden
, record producer and lead vocalist for the American pop punk band, Good Charlotte, will introduce Chase Atlantic.







As a two-time ARIA award recipient and host of the highest rated dance radio show in Australia on the Nova network for a 10 year period - it’s fair to say that ‘G’ as his friends call him is one of the leading voices of Australian electronica.

Grant Smillie will DJ the after party so be sure to bring your dancing shoes!


Supporter | $1,000
Young Patron (35 years and under) | $500

Ticket price includes reception with passed canapes & open bar; chef created three-course dinner showcasing Australian food, Bird In Hand wine & sparkling rose, entertainment and after party complete with music, dancing and open bar.


Banjo Paterson, Sir Robert Helpmann, Arthur Boyd & Peter Allen table packages
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Email: georgina.duckworth@aaanyc.org
Tel: (212) 338-6860 x212

Contributions are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 
The non-deductible portion is $100 per ticket. All bookings are final.

Check payments: payable to American Australian Association. 
Mail to 50 Broadway, Suite 2003, New York, NY 10004. 
Please include your name, address, email, phone number and names of attendees.
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