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Advance and Telstra team up to deliver digital event series across Asia in 2016

Advance and Telstra are pleased to announce our Asia partnership culminating in four events to be hosted in Singapore, Jakarta, Shanghai and Hong Kong between January and April in 2016. The event series is entitled Asia Perspectives: Digital Disruptors and ...
Tags: Diaspora-Asia,

Waste Warrior

From Mumbai to Australia, scientist and engineer Veena Sahajwalla is revolutionising the way societies use waste, with a world-first invention - 'green steel'.

Taking Your Hobby On Holiday - Phil Ingram on enjoying a dual residence lifestyle in Australia and Japan

Homes Are Where the Heart Is for Phil Ingram and his wife Kazuko. With a love for both Japan and Australia Phil and Kazuko have built a life around having the best of both worlds, spending half the year in ...

'Be crystal clear about why you are leaving'

Recently returned expat Sally Hasler is loving life in Melbourne working as the Regional Partnerships Manager, Asia for The Fred Hollows Foundation. We spoke to Sally about why she decided to make the move back, settling in to the Aussie ...

'There are really no wrong decisions, it’s what you do with your opportunities'

Brian Doolan has been back in Australia for 10 years but that doesn't mean he has stopped working around the world. After 11 years based in Jordan, Hanoi and Bangkok he returned to Sydney in 2005 to accept the role ...

Advance Global Perspectives Series wrap up: Opportunities & challenges for Asia-based Australian returnees

Advance launched its Advance Global Perspectives Series in Australia in June with a roadshow of events hosted in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth in partnership with Asialink Business, KPMG Australia and AICD. The series provided insights and opinion from senior Asia-based ...

muru-D looking for entrepreneurs and connectors in Singapore

Telstra-backed startup accelerator, muru-D, launched last month in Singapore and is now open for applications. muru-D Singapore aspires to help accelerate technology innovation throughout Southeast Asia by creating the right conditions for long-term entrepreneurial success. muru-D Singapore is now looking ...
Tags: Diaspora-Asia,

Surround yourself with great people and live large – insights from Emma Davine in Hong Kong

Advance member Emma Davine runs ANZ’s Transaction Banking business in Hong Kong and we asked her how living in this high—paced city has affected her both personally and professionally. “We need to become more outward looking and enable our workforce ...
Tags: Diaspora-asia,

Virtual chocolate and coffee flavoured alarms: the future of multi-sensory technology

Born and raised in Adelaide, Adrian David Cheok graduated from the University of Adelaide with a First Class Honors, Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering followed by an Engineering PhD. His studies lead him to a career working on mixed ...

Innovation and entrepreneurship in Asia through an Australian lens - China

Advance, Australia’s network of leading Australian diaspora and alumni, supports innovation and entrepreneurial, global Australians. We conducted a study across Asia over the last eighteen months, on which locations might provide the best environment for start-ups looking to capitalise on ...
Tags: Diaspora-Asia,