Future healthcare must undergo transformational change warned Professor Yitzhak Kreiss, following an AICC (NSW) recent boardroom lunch on “The Hospital of the Future” hosted by PwC.
News & Highlights
Summit connects bright minds
The Australian Jewish News: MORE than 30 experts, 10 leading Israeli tech companies, and over 700 people attended the hybrid 2022 Australia Israel Innovation Summit on October 19 and 20, to network and discuss the future of cyber security, digital health and climate-tech.
While ASX demurs, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange launches crypto trading platform
Digital Nation: While ASX is steering clear of a digital currency exchange, the Israel Stock Exchange is launching a blockchain based digital asset trading platform as part of its five-year strategic plan. According to Michelle Blum, CEO at Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC), Israel’s crypto exchange will provide opportunities for Australian business.
ClimateTech is critical, but still ‘so far off the pace’
InnovationAus.com: The ClimateTech sector represents a massive opportunity, for no other reason than it to addresses massive climate challenges. There is now substantial founder and investor interest in ClimateTech, but its still not nearly as much as is needed.
Israeli VC looks to partner with Aussie corporate investors
InnovationAus: Ahead of the Australia-Israel Innovation Summit, MarineTech venture capital fund theDOCK’s co-founder Hannan Carmeli shared his thoughts on automation opportunities in the maritime sector and his aim to build relationships with Australian firms
Michelle Blum – Showcasing Israel to innovative thinkers and influential decision makers
Maurice Klein speaks with Michelle Blum, CEO of the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) Australia’s pre-eminent international Chamber of Commerce and one of the country’s most prestigious and active national business organisations, with a membership exceeding 1,000 leading Australian companies across a broad range of industry sectors.
GIC taps Goldman Sachs for $800m-plus lifestyle communities group Serenitas
The Australian: At an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce lunch in Sydney on Australia’s Residential Property Outlook on Wednesday, a panel of experts described buoyant conditions in some regional real estate markets such as Hervey Bay in Queensland.
Billionaire developer Harry Triguboff’s big gripe with Sydney
The Daily Telegraph: One of Australia’s richest men has blasted Sydney — with developers saying the city is “closed for business” because of a log jam of red tape causing major headaches for housing developers.
Talking to the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce’s business lunch on Wednesday, billionaire founder and managing director of the Meriton Group, Harry Triguboff, described the struggle to gain approvals for new builds.
Harry harpoons the government again
The Fifth Estate: It was a sold out lunchtime event on Wednesday for about 400 people hosted by Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce for its annual property lunch.
One of Australia’s richest property developers blasts ‘closed for business’ Sydney in fiery speech
Daily Mail Australia: Australian billionaire property developer, Harry Triguboff, claimed Sydney was ‘closed for business’ due to red tape and the issues with gaining approval for new builds
Harry Triguboff criticises Sydney’s housing ‘crisis’
TDPel Media: The ‘main issue’ with Sydney is how tough it has become to build in the harbour city, according to one of Australia’s wealthiest men, who has joined a chorus of CEOs and real estate developers in making this claim.
‘Illogical and idiotic’ Meriton’s Harry Triguboff calls for interest rates to drop to pandemic lows
The Daily Telegraph: Billionaire property developer Harry Triguboff has slammed recent moves to raise interest rates, revealing it won’t have the impact the Reserve Bank intends.
In a speech at a luncheon hosted by the Australia-Israeli Chamber of Commerce in NSW, the 89-year old billionaire and real estate developer spoke about a broad range of issues impacting the housing market and his experience in building high rises.
Compensation proves key to super success
Citywide: Speaking at an event held by the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Australian Retirement Trust (ART) chair Don Luke said the secret going forward was not about what asset classes funds were focusing on but about having teams of people who were aligned with members’ best interests.
Big super sizes up financial advice ‘opportunity’
Australian Financial Review: Speaking at an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce event in Sydney on Tuesday the chairmen of Australia’s two largest superannuation funds have backed Treasury’s proposal to overhaul financial advice laws, as they flagged expanding the controversial advice services provided to members.
Dynamic Learning Models of the Future
The lines between study and work are no longer clearly delineated and universities must adapt to meet the new demands of lifetime learners said University of Technology at Sydney (UTS) Vice-Chancellor and President, Andrew Parfitt at a boardroom lunch hosted by PwC Australia.
“It’s an enabler”: How cyber supports, not stops, innovation and digital transformation
There is a common golden thread running through digital innovation, transformation and trust – cybersecurity. It makes our digital lives and Australia’s digital economy safer and, as it comes to innovation, helps us move forward more quickly, blocking hazards and adding efficiencies along the way.
Over the Horizon: Aboriginal aspirations after the 2022 Federal Election – ABC radio
An interview from ABC Radio National show Speaking Out with Larrisa Behrendt from an AICC (NSW) lunch with the CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Aunty Pat Turner, CEO of Reconciliation Australia, Karen Mundine and Director, From The Heart, Dean Parkin
Corporates Must Step Up Technology Investment to Drive Environmental Sustainability
Technology investment can be a key driver in making corporations more sustainable, agreed sustainability experts Brett Shoemaker, Director Sustainability & National Agenda, Microsoft ANZ Faith Taylor, VP & Global Sustainability Officer, Kyndryl and Dr Jack Dan, Chief Strategy Officer, CDC Data Centres at a recent roundtable lunch with the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, hosted by Kyndryl, on Sustainability to the Core.
‘Punching Above Its Weight” Henskens Lauds Israel
Australian Jewish News: ALISTER Henskens MP saw firsthand how Israel has been “punching above its weight” during a recent Western Sydney Trade Mission to the country, hosted by the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce NSW.
The purpose of the mission was to engage with Israeli government, industry and investors and Henskens, the Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology said he came away with some great ideas.
Visit to Jerusalem’s War Graves Commission
The Australian Jewish News: ALISTER Henskens MP laid a wreath with NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Darren Bark at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Jerusalem this week.
Henskens, Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology, is currently on an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce trade mission in Israel. The objective of the visit is to generate valuable and applicable insights, learnings and connections to power business, health and community outcomes for Western Sydney.
25 years on, the Maccabiah bridge victims remembered
J-Wire: Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology Alister Henskens joined Australian ambassador to Israel Paul Griffiths in laying a wreath on Monday to honour the memory of the four Australians killed in the 1997 Maccabiah bridge collapse disaster. Alister Henskens is currently in Israel to engage with Israeli government, industry and investors, as well as the Western Sydney Trade Mission hosted by the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (NSW).
Truth-telling, Recognition and Closing the Gap
Plus 61J Media: Aboriginal leaders recognise the long history of Jewish support but know there is much more to do. Aboriginal leaders felt a long-awaited sense of movement when Prime Minister Anthony Albanese pledged to work towards a public vote on enshrining an Aboriginal advisory body within the constitution.