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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interview from ABC Radio National show Speaking Out with Larrisa Behrendt with 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
Young Leaders Program – Adaptation through innovation: Building resilience to the challenges of climate change
Attendees at our Young Leaders Program had the opportunity to hear about innovative solutions to climate change change from Rear Admiral Lee Goddard CSC. Goddard, is a strategic adviser to the Minderoo Foundation, and CEO of the Australian Missile Corporation. He discussed national resilience, climate adaptation and mobilisation with the young leaders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Following a recent AICC Chairman’s Circle lunch on ACCC Priorities & Purpose Ahead, supported by Gilbert+Tobin, newly appointed Australian Competition and Consumer (ACCC) chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb shared her leadership vision and upcoming agenda for protecting Australian consumers into a digital and green future.
An opportunity to hear from Ian Learmonth, the CEO of the Clean Energy Finance...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Throughout its journey from startup to ASX200 listed company, Nuix has worked on both sides of the regulatory street…
CSIRO’s Acting Chief Scientist Dr Sarah Pearce discussed the role of CSIRO’s Future Science Platforms (FSPs) and emerging applications for industry…
COVID-19 has accelerated the move to smart buildings with a growing focus on protecting tenant health and wellbeing, achieving building sustainability objectives and creating human-centred building experiences.
Boardroom lunch with Andrew Cuthbertson, Non-Executive Director of CSL, and Senior Adviser to the CEO.
A very fascinating and timely discussion on COVID-19, given CSL’s and Andrew’s pivotal role in the manufacture of Australia’s AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine supply.
News has proliferated in the digital world. The way we communicate and stay informed has changed in revolutionary ways. What should we read? What do we believe? How do credible news outlets cut through the “noise”?
This roundtable attended by e-Commerce leaders learnt how Sujeet Rana, GM Customer Experience and Technology, Coles
The inaugural Chairman’s Circle Lunch for the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (NSW) was held with the Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP, Treasurer of Australia.
Young Leadership Program event with Nicholas Moore, Chairman of Screen Australia, The Centre for Independent Studies, The Smith Family and Willow Technology Corporation
Management in Uncertain times
The Global Investment Market Update webinar took place with leading global investment experts in the fields of private equity, private real estate equity and debt, global credit, distressed debt and infrastructure.
“The Future of Australia’s Energy Sovereignty”
Boardroom lunch with Dave Sharma, Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties, and Chair of the Foreign Affairs and Aid Subcommittee and Ric Deverell, Chief Economist and Head of Macro Strategy, Macquarie Group
“The global economic and political landscape facing Australia in 2021”
The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce was delighted to host a boardroom lunch with The Hon. Victor Dominello MP, NSW Minister for Customer Service.
This webinar looked at how to safeguard employees health and wellbeing in the aftermath of COVID-19, with insights into the key issues facing employers and the community.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Join us to hear the crucial role that hydrogen and virtual power plants (distributed energy resources) will soon play in supporting a reliable energy system and lower emissions future, and the opportunities that this will present.
Andrew Liveris in conversation with Jens Goennemann, Managing Director Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre
Join renowned leaders in this space Andrew Liveris in conversation with Jens Goennemann as they discuss how we can take the country’s manufacturing capability forward for the next generation and help Australia thrive in the years ahead.
Everyone has an interest in residential property and wants to know whether to buy or sell, and identify where to find value and the best opportunities. Please join our panel of experts as they consider the likely outlook for residential property in the COVID-19 period and beyond.
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.
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.
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:
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?
The society we want, the economy we need: Jennifer Westacott AO in conversation with Jillian Segal AO
Join Jillian Segal AO in conversation with Jennifer Westacott AO as they discuss the nation building strategies we should be looking at to stoke the recovery and revitalize the economy, for this once-in-a-generation opportunity we have now to recraft the kind of society we want to be, and the type of economy we need to achieve it.
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.
Neville Power and David Thodey AO in conversation with Jillian Segal AO. The commissioners will discuss the work of the Commission to-date and its future focus whilst considering the role of innovation in aiding Australia’s economic recovery.
The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (NSW) in partnership with the Embassy of Israel, the Israel Trade Commission and the Israel Export Institute are hosted an exclusive Business Lunch with His Excellency Reuven (“Ruvi”) Rivlin, President of Israel, the Innovation Nation, on Tuesday 25 February 2020.
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.
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.
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.
Louise Herron AM, CEO Sydney Opera House, in conversation with Jillian Segal AO. How the biggest arts institution in the country is adapting and innovating in the face of the biggest virtual and physical disruption it has ever faced.
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.
Playing the long game…
The NSW boom and how trade will benefit the State
Exploring the evolution of Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
Supporting SME growth and resilience: lessons from Israel19 July 2019The...
The changing role of the chairman and CEO in the superannuation sector
Facilitated by Kevin Janks, Co-founder of Centred Meditation
Diversity and Innovation
The Future of Digital Transformation9 November 2018At the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce business lunch in Canberra on 9 November 2018, a...
Australia’s Healthcare System – Future Directions19 October 2018At the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare briefing on 19 October...
2018 Retail Lunch: The Future of Retail13 September 2018A panel of experts including Tim Mackinnon, Managing Director eBay Australia & New...
Dr Ian Blackburne, Chairman, Aristocrat Leisure Limited21 September 2018The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, supported by The Star, was...
Exploring New Delivery Models
The Future of Corporate Philanthropy13 September 2018Philanthropy is the love of human beings, not the giving of money. At the Australia-Israel...
Australia’s economic outlook and potential US/China trade war implications
Professor Genevieve Bell, Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University, Director of the 3A Institute, and Senior Fellow at Intel
Designing & Driving Transformation: Lessons from Silicon Valley and Beyond
Business and Education Leaders Review
Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP and Steven Skala AO
AICC/KPMG/Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) Connected Transport Boardroom Briefing
An overview of Labor’s vision ahead of the 2019 election
Finding the Balance – Corporate Profit versus Purpose
Opportunities for NSW in Medical Research, Innovation and Medical Cannabis
Quantum Computing – the Potential for Australian Business8 June 2018At the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce’s Quantum Computing briefing on 8...
The Future of Australia’s Space Industry
The Changing Nature of Security in East Asia
The Opportunities for Engagement
The Australian Renewable Energy Landscape in 201823 March 2018The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce held a business briefing event on The...
Building Your Career in the World of Bots
Key Implications for Business and Consumers
Agada Nameri, Global Portfolio Manager, iAngels26 February 2018The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in association with Wingate Group was...
Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Treasurer and Federal Member for McMahon23 February 2018The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in association with PwC...
Professor Joseph Klafter, President, Tel Aviv University22 February 2018The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in association with KPMG was...
Dr. Michael Fullilove, Executive Director, Lowy Institute13 February 2018The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in association with Rothschild...
Major-General Ido Nehushtan, Chairman, Israel-Australia Chamber of Commerce and former Commander-in-Chief Israeli Air Force
Major-General Ido Nehushtan, Chairman, Israel-Australia Chamber of Commerce and former Commander-in-Chief Israeli Air Force6 February 2018The...
Cyber-Security Briefing6 December 2017Technology Leaders Discuss Key Issues in Cyber-Security for Business At the Australia-Israel Chamber of...
Rohan Lund, Group Chief Executive, NRMA4 December 2017The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in association with The Star Sydney were delighted to...
AICC Young Leadership Program with the Hon. Dr. Annabelle Bennett AO SC2 December 2017The Chamber held the fifth and last Young Leaders Program...
George Frazis, Chief Executive, Consumer Bank, Westpac Group30 November 2017The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in association with Optus...
2017 Chairmen's Review Event29 November 2017The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce held its annual Chairmen’s Review event at The Star in Sydney...
Smart Power & Utilities
Leaders Discuss Value of Enabling Employees to Bring Whole Selves to Work
2017 Diversity & Inclusion Lunch8 November 2017The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce held its annual Diversity & Inclusion Lunch in Sydney on...
Leading Journalists Debate Future of Journalism in Era of Fake News
Connecting to the Shanghai Landing Pad
How AI and Machine Learning are transforming industries forever
The great Australian real estate dream – its evolution and disruption
Leading Israeli Medical Academic Professor Eyal Mishani Discusses New Frontiers in Medical Research Innovation, Commercialisation
‘Social Entrepreneurship in Fashion’
‘Lights on Upstairs’
‘Australia’s Innovation Catalyst: An update on CSIRO’s Strategy 2020’
Harnessing the potential of Big Data
Connecting to the San Francisco Landing Pad
University and industry partnerships
‘Commercialisation of Science’
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