Past Events

2022

Billionaire developer Harry Triguboff’s big gripe with Sydney

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.

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‘Illogical and idiotic’ Meriton’s Harry Triguboff calls for interest rates to drop to pandemic lows

‘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.

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Compensation proves key to super success

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.

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Big super sizes up financial advice ‘opportunity’

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.

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Learning Models of the Future

Learning Models of the Future

An interactive boardroom discussion with the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Technology Sydney, Professor Andrew Parfitt outlining the learning models that are essential to Australia’s future, why industry partnerships are critical, and the re-thinking of traditional higher education structures is key.

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“It’s an enabler”: How cyber supports, not stops, innovation and digital transformation

“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. Last week I was honoured to moderate a fascinating discussion addressing a very topical issue – whether cybersecurity poses a threat to innovation, digital transformation and business growth.

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Corporates Must Step Up Technology Investment to Drive Environmental Sustainability

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.

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Truth-telling, Recognition and Closing the Gap

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.

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I’m Struggling to See Way Forward on Recognition, Pat Turner Says

I’m Struggling to See Way Forward on Recognition, Pat Turner Says

The Australian: Labor faces fresh challenges as it works towards a referendum on the Indigenous voice to parliament, with Aboriginal leader Pat Turner revealing she is “struggling” to see a way forward on constitutional recognition and Greens senator Lidia Thorpe saying the nation is not ready for the vote.
The Coalition of Peaks chairwoman also told the Australian-Israeli Chamber of Commerce on Friday that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people had unanswered questions.

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Collaboration Key to Successful Commercialisation and Innovation at Tel Aviv University

Collaboration Key to Successful Commercialisation and Innovation at Tel Aviv University

Universities cannot afford to rest on their reputations but must constantly evolve and innovate with industry partners in today’s world explained Tel Aviv University (TAU) President Professor Ariel Porat, during a recent boardroom lunch with the Australia-Israeli Chamber of Commerce, hosted by KPMG, on Building Academic Innovation Infrastructure for Commercialisation Success.

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The ‘S’ in ESG is missing in action, says former Macquarie Bank boss

The ‘S’ in ESG is missing in action, says former Macquarie Bank boss

Digital Nation: Michael Traill AM, chair of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce, director of For Purpose Investment Partners and former executive director of Macquarie Bank said that in the world of impact investing where much good work has been done for the environment, the social element of ESG has been “missing in action”.

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Investing for Impact – Australia’s National Path Forward

Investing for Impact – Australia’s National Path Forward

Australian Financial Review: Mr Michael Traill told the AICC event, held the week after the federal election, that Big Society Capital had created “a very powerful precedent”, where public funding was matched three-to-one with private capital, delivering investors, including UK banks, a 3.5 per cent to 4 per cent annual return. A local version “would liberate things to be done ethically in the long term that drives returns that sit comfortably on the financial risk reward spectrum,” he said.

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Australia’s World Position and Economic Outlook

Australia’s World Position and Economic Outlook

Conflict in Europe, regional geopolitical & trade complexities and both federal and NSW state elections in the next 12 months are clouding the outlook for Australia’s economic recovery. The challenges of COVID recovery, coupled with the need to meet major shifts in climate change settings, employment levels and a fluctuating Australian dollar, mean the ability for business to plan ahead is more complex than ever.

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Sydney World Pride Heralded to be Biggest Event Since the Olympics

Sydney World Pride Heralded to be Biggest Event Since the Olympics

Sydney hosting WorldPride in 2023 will put the city back on the international map as progressive, global and inclusive. This was the conclusion of Sydney WorldPride (SWP) CEO Kate Wickett and Margy Osmond, CEO of the Tourism & Transport Forum, who both recently spoke at an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce Boardroom Lunch on the Business of Pride, sponsored by PwC.

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Social Innovation Accelerator Propels Forward to Prevent Domestic Violence

Social Innovation Accelerator Propels Forward to Prevent Domestic Violence

The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce New South Wales (AICC) in partnership with Microsoft and Mission Australia, and a broad coalition of government, university, industry, service providers and victim-survivor advocates are creating innovative technology solutions to prevent domestic and family violence (DFV) in Australia. 61 commitments were recently made to move the Social Innovation Accelerator to the next stage.

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Covid19 Learnings and the Future of Healthcare

Covid19 Learnings and the Future of Healthcare

Following an AICC boardroom lunch on The Future of Health Care – Innovation and New Models of Healthcare, supported by PwC, Professor Sir Edward Byrne, Global Chief Medical Officer at Ramsay Health Care shared some of his insights into healthcare models, future challenges and opportunities for collaboration between Israel and Australia.  

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Protecting Australia’s Critical Infrastructure

Protecting Australia’s Critical Infrastructure

In the current geopolitical upheaval cyber threats to Australian companies and critical infrastructure may well be collateral damage, rather than deliberate targets of attacks. However, the need to proactively collaborate to maximise learnings and minimise cyber risks in today’s ever evolving climate is more important than ever.    

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2021

Our Food Future, The Protein Transformation

Our Food Future, The Protein Transformation

Join this interactive webinar with six Israeli companies leading the alternative protein revolution to learn:

-how Israel’s ‘start-up nation’ philosophy is underpinning the growth this rapidly growing sector;
-the latest technological innovations driving local and global expansion;
-how Israeli foodtech companies are forging a path to transform the global food system.

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2021 AICC Annual Property Outlook- Industrial Property – the way forward

2021 AICC Annual Property Outlook- Industrial Property – the way forward

Join Australia’s Industrial Property leaders:
Saul Resnick, CEO Australia & New Zealand, DHL Supply Chain, Christine Miller, Head of Supply Chain – Pacific, CBRE Advisory & Transaction Services, Industrial & Logistics and Philip Pearce Chief Executive Officer, ESR Australia in a conversation moderated by Tiki Fullerton, Editor at Large, The Australian Business Review

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Economic Update for NSW with NSW Treasurer the Hon. Dominic Perrottet MP

Economic Update for NSW with NSW Treasurer the Hon. Dominic Perrottet MP

While growth across New South Wales in the past year had been better than expected, the recent Covid-19 driven rolling restrictions and border closures have changed the outlook for future economic growth and stability.

Join NSW Treasurer, the Hon. Dominic Perrottet in this webinar discussion to learn how the uncertainty and economic damage associated with ongoing lock-downs will impact NSW’s longer term economic outlook.

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The Way Forward – with Australian Chief Medical Office Professor Paul Kelly and Dr Sharon Alroy-Preis, Head of Public Health Services, Israel

The Way Forward – with Australian Chief Medical Office Professor Paul Kelly and Dr Sharon Alroy-Preis, Head of Public Health Services, Israel

Join Australia and Israel’s top health leaders Professor Paul Kelly, Chief Medical Officer – Australian Government Department of Health and Dr Sharon Alroy-Preis, Head of Public Health Services – Israel Ministry of Health to hear how the lessons of the past year and a half in pandemic management will shape future urgent health care risk frameworks and design.

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The New Energy Security Landscape

The New Energy Security Landscape

There is no doubt that the world is passing through a period of great changes: tectonic changes in global politics, changes in technology and computing, and a rapidly changing climate.

Our fascinating panel of experts looked at what this new market structure looks like, what the risks are to our sovereign energy infrastructure and the protections that are needed to be put in place.

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Roundtable Discussion: Leveraging innovation and technology to fight domestic violence

Roundtable Discussion: Leveraging innovation and technology to fight domestic violence

The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce  in partnership with Microsoft Australia and the Embassy of Israel in Australia convened a roundtable to share the learnings from an “out of the box” approach to preventing domestic violence that was launched successfully in Israel by the Michal Sela Forum. This forum has created opportunities for collaboration between our Australian and Israeli partners, and also identified a working group with the objective of developing a relevant and related initiative here in Australia.

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Creating Australian industries of the future

Creating Australian industries of the future

There has been a lot of discussion through the pandemic about building sovereign capability in key areas as risk mitigation against the impact of fractured supply chains. It started with masks and ventilators but has become a broader discussion about technology supply chains, manufacturing capability and the development of globally competitive, strategic industries.

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2020

Australia-Israel Innovation Summit

Australia-Israel Innovation Summit

The 2020 Australia-Israel Virtual Innovation Summit was held to stimulate new thinking and expose innovative solutions to Australian organisations grappling with the challenges and accelerated disruption caused by the COVID-era. There were more than 40 Australian and Israeli business thought leaders speaking at the Summit with over 750 attendees from across 7 countries.

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When should a family business consider raising capital or selling?

When should a family business consider raising capital or selling?

As family businesses become successful and mature, their owners are often faced with the challenge of understanding how they may best set the future path for the business and themselves as owners. Join Anacacia Capital’s Managing Director Jeremy Samuel in conversation with Yumi’s Managing Director Michael Friedman, Leanne Hegarty, KPMG Enterprise Partner and moderator KPMG’s Keith Drewery.

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The Outlook for Australia’s Tourism Industry

The Outlook for Australia’s Tourism Industry

Join us to hear our expert panel, Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia; Kathryn Robertson, Regional General Manager Australia, Air New Zealand and Judith Crompton, CEO Asia Pacific, Cover-More, moderated by Dr. David Beirman, Senior Lecturer in Tourism in the Management Discipline Group, UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney explore the future of tourism and especially business travel during and after COVID-19.

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How Australia can create jobs and return to growth by accelerating the transition to a clean economy

How Australia can create jobs and return to growth by accelerating the transition to a clean economy

Join our expert cross-sector panel comprising Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, CEO & Managing Director, Mirvac, Tim Reed, President, Business Council of Australia and Deanne Stewart, Chief Executive Officer, First State Super in conversation with Eytan Lenko, Chair, Beyond Zero Emissions as we discuss the opportunity that Australia has to set ourselves up for the next 50 years of economic growth

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The Future of Australian International Trade Relationships

The Future of Australian International Trade Relationships

Join us as former Foreign Minister Julie Bishop chairs an in-depth discussion with leading business figure Richard Goyder, who led Wesfarmers through a period of transformation and now tackles the challenges to Australia’s commercial and community life as chairman of Qantas Airways, Woodside Petroleum and the Australian Football League.

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Accelerating R&D in NSW – with insights from Israel

Accelerating R&D in NSW – with insights from Israel

Join our expert panel The Hon. Gabrielle Upton MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the NSW Premier, Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, New South Wales Chief Scientist & Engineer and Avi Luvton, Acting VP, International Collaborations Division, Israel Innovation Authority as we discuss the way forward to accelerate R&D commercialisation in NSW whilst drawing on insights from the Israel model.

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Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse – what can business do to help

Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse – what can business do to help

Our expert panel will discuss how the banking sector has been working to support customers and employees facing family and domestic violence and the challenges ahead for the sector, particularly during the COVID-19 period and beyond. Please join us to consider how learnings from the banking sector might be applied in your organisation.

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The Future for Sydney post COVID-19

The Future for Sydney post COVID-19

Join the Greater Sydney Commission’s Chief Commissioner, Geoff Roberts, and CEO, Dr Sarah Hill, as they discuss how the challenges and opportunities posed by recent events will impact the outlook for Sydney and the Commission’s objectives in the period ahead.

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What a post Covid-19 world means for investing in commercial and industrial real estate

What a post Covid-19 world means for investing in commercial and industrial real estate

Please join our expert panel Antony Green, Head of Real Estate ANZ, Macquarie Capital, Ross Lees, Head of Funds Management, Centuria Group, Camilla Bradley, Director, International Capital – Australia, JL and Moderator: Jason Huljich, Joint CEO, Centuria Group for a timely discussion of the outlook for investors in the commercial and industrial property sectors during COVID-19 and beyond:

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COVID19: a turning point for education

COVID19: a turning point for education

Professor Attila Brungs in conversation with Jillian Segal AO. So how is the University sector adapting and innovating in the face of the biggest virtual, economic and physical disruption it has ever faced, including the risks posed to research by plunging overseas student income?

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Eminent Israeli thought leaders discuss innovation and tech post-COVID

Eminent Israeli thought leaders discuss innovation and tech post-COVID

Hear from our panel, Dr Ami Appelbaum, Chief Scientist and Chairman Israel Innovation Authority; Chemi Peres, a pioneer of Israel’s tech ecosystem and Managing General Partner Pitango Venture Capital; Yifat Oron CEO LeumiTech, Bank Leumi’s high-tech arm and Meir Linzen, Managing Partner Herzog Fox & Neeman, Israel’s premier law firm about the role that government, business, venture capital, and research institutes are playing to drive Israel’s innovation response to the crisis and opportunities for collaboration with Australia.

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Avi Issacharoff, The Creation of Fauda, a Personal Journey

Avi Issacharoff, The Creation of Fauda, a Personal Journey

Hear Avi Issacharoff in conversation with Deanne Weir, the Chair of the Sydney Film Festival and Hoodlum, an Emmy and BAFTA award winning production company. Together they will explore how Avi’s experiences as a soldier, writer, political commentator and journalist helped to shape the creation of Fauda.

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Accelerating virtual healthcare in Australia

Accelerating virtual healthcare in Australia

with Karen Borg, CEO, HealthDirect Australia, Dr. Kean-Seng Lim, President, Australian Medical Association (NSW) and Richard Taggart, CIO, Sydney Local Health District – NSW Health. Please join our expert panellists to hear how COVID-19 is having a substantial impact on Australia healthcare models through accelerating virtual care innovation and deployment across all healthcare sectors.

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A tale of two innovation ecosystems

A tale of two innovation ecosystems

Israel and Australia face COVID-19 with Dr Michelle Deaker, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, One Ventures and Ronen Nir, General Partner Viola Ventures. This session compares and contrasts the COVID-based realignment of ecosystems in Australia and Israel and looks at where the opportunities lie in the post-COVID world, and the industries most likely to thrive.

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Innovation in times of crisis

Innovation in times of crisis

COVID-19: a turning point for Virtual Health Care – Lessons from Israel. View this webinar to learn about Sheba’s COVID-19 response through the ARC Innovation Program. Its zero-touch telemedicine toolkit is being actively deployed at Sheba to support patient communication, monitoring, management and physical examination both in hospital and at-home.

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2019

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2017

Cyber-Security Briefing

Cyber-Security Briefing

Cyber-Security Briefing6 December 2017Technology Leaders Discuss Key Issues in Cyber-Security for Business At the Australia-Israel Chamber of...

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2017 Chairmen’s Review Event

2017 Chairmen’s Review Event

2017 Chairmen's Review Event29 November 2017The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce held its annual Chairmen’s Review event at The Star in Sydney...

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