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Call for applications Australian design industry delegation to Beijing Design Week 2014

As part of the Australian Government’s ongoing promotion of Australian creative industries in China, the Australian Embassy in Beijing will be organising and funding a small delegation of Australian design professionals to attend the 2014 Beijing Design Week.

A water view: curating Hong Kong's maritime story

Originally from Hobart, Richard Wesley has spent his career in museum and historic site management. Graduating as a curator in 1980 he has worked in the field ever since and was invited to head up Hong Kong’s Maritime Museum in ...

Call For Delegate Applications 2014 Australia-China Youth Dialogue

Applications for the 2014 Australia-China Youth Dialogue (ACYD) are now open. The ACYD is a youth-driven bilateral conference held over four days. In 2014, the ACYD will run from 21 to 24 November in Beijing, China.

An animated discussion

Armed with a large bowl of Weetbix, Silas Hickey’s after school routine involved watching three hours of cartoons followed by Dr Who, then Bewitched or The Goodies. Ideal training for someone whose current role is to create content for Cartoon ...

‘Having a crack’ in Ulaanbaatar

Eighteen months ago James Ridout left Sydney’s sunny shores to embark on a life changing experience in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. We asked James how the experience has changed him and what he enjoys about living in a city ...
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Be hungry to keep learning; insights from an ANZ Senior Leader based in Singapore

After almost two decades with Standard Chartered, Lim Lay Wah joined the ANZ team in Singapore in August 2008 when the bank was a relative newcomer to the region. Enticed by Mike Smith’s vision for growth in the region and ...

'Always have smarter people around you'

Digital agency founder Chris Pile had his first taste of the opportunities for growth in Asia from Sydney. We talked to the Sydney born, Taree raised, entrepreneur about his subsequent move to Singapore, the current trends in digital media and ...
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Applications for the 2014 Conference of Australian and Indonesian Youth are now open!

For aspiring leaders of the Australia-Indonesia bilateral relationship, applications are now open for the 2014 Conference for Australian and Indonesian Youth (CAUSINDY), which will take place in Jakarta from September 14 – 17.
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Member Postcard - Sal Bolton

NameSal Bolton Where did you grow up/study in Australia?Born and raised in Sydney, I studied journalism and international studies at the University of Technology Sydney - a double degree which set me on a path that has led me around ...
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Member Postcard - Dave Grealy

NameDave Grealy Where did you grow up/study in Australia?Sydney, then Perth Where are some of the interesting places you have lived around the world?Pune, India. Margaret River, WA. Byron Bay, NSW. Bega, NSW. Thai Nguyen, Vietnam. Where are you currently ...
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