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The AJBCC will hold an Australia-Japan luncheon in Perth on Thursday June 8, 2017. Hosted by AJBCC Member companies, Rio Tinto and Hogan Lovells, the meeting Building On Solid Foundations: Focusing On The Future Of Business Opportunities With Japan will bring together AJBCC members, the...

Australia's Financial Services Council (FSC) will be leading a delegation of asset manager CEOs to Japan. This will be the second time the FSC has taken a delegation to Japan. The mission date is the week of the 9th October 2017. The objectives of the...

Peter Grey, an Executive Member of the AJBCC, has received an award from the Emperor of Japan for his contribution to the promotion and development of Australia-Japan relations. Peter has received the The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star. He was Australia's...

The AJBCC's active Future Leaders Program (FLP) will hold its next seminar on Friday 2 June, 2017 in Melbourne with video feeds to Sydney and Tokyo. Japan and Australia: Lessons learned and new opportunities will be the theme of a panel discussion. If you require further...

Visiting Curator of the renowned Mori Art Museum, Mami Kataoka spoke at an AJBCC luncheon in Sydney last month. Hosted by AJBCC Member company MinterEllison, senior Japanese and Australian executives heard about the long history of leading Japanese executives and their companies' playing a defining...

The AJBCC's 55th annual Joint Business Conference with our counterpart, the JABCC, will be held in Tokyo 8-10 October 2017. If you require further information, contact us here....

Hitachi Construction Machinery's announcement this month that it has been successful in its takeover bid for leading heavy engineering company, Bradken is just one of an increasing number of recent Japanese investments in Australia. In calendar 2015, the stock of direct foreign investment into Australia saw Japan move from the...

Financial services is one area of Australia-Japan business which has been growing and which many in the industry feel has even greater potential. Sony Life has recently taken a shareholding in wealth management company, Clearview. (Another major Japanese player Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation had several...

The AJBCC, together with member company PwC, hosted a sports roundtable in Sydneyand Melbourne in March. This brought together CEOs and Board Members of a number of sporting codes, sportscasters, former players, Japanese corporates and the Japanese Consul General in Sydney. Coming after the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed during the Japanese Prime Minister's...

The AJBCC Future Leaders Program (FLP) has initiated a pilot mentoring program and is now calling for appropriate mentors to participate on a pro-bono basis. Mentors should be current participants in the bilateral relationship. The pilot has 3 main aims. These are to: broaden the flow of...