First up, the big reveal… We’re thrilled to introduce you to all 25 Advance GameChangers in the 2023 Global Australian Awards. 🌟 Do you know any of these extraordinary folks? They are making a significant impact, not only in Australia but across the globe! In this month’s poll 📊, we’d love to know where you will be watching the Awards broadcast on 13 September!
Next, mark your calendars 🗓️! The referendum 🗳️ is gearing up for launch next week with a likely voting date of October 14th. Overseas polling locations are still in the works, but you can catch updates or apply for an exemption here.
And of course, let’s give a big shout-out to the 🦘Matildas ⚽! Their games captivated the Australian public as they clinched an impressive fourth place in the World Cup. But their journey didn’t just thrill; there is significant reflection 👇 on their legacy and the far-reaching impact this sporting moment will have on Australia.
‘Till next time,
CEO | Advance
ONE TEAM’S LEGACY…
All sorts of records were broken at the Women’s World Cup, with stadium capacity averaging 99.92% for the Matildas’ games! Beyond the on-field success, the Matildas spurred conversations about gender equality across AFL, NRL and Rugby Union. And while extra funding is promised, it’s the cultural impact on our sports-mad nation that might be the most enduring… More 🌟🏆🌏
TAPPING HEATWAVE WISDOM
The wisdom of Indigenous Australians is being applied to tackle heatwaves and rising temperatures. Recent research in The Lancet highlights how indigenous practices and coping mechanisms can inspire modern solutions, offering healthier options to relying solely on air conditioning. Learn more.
PREPARING FOR COP28 DUBAI
Extreme weather events are also reinforcing the existing commitment of the University of Wollongong to lead solutions for global warming 🌱🌎. Advance GameChanger Prof Patricia Davidson shares how the UOW’s Data Science, Discovery and Innovation Centre in Dubai will be on show during COP28 later this year here.
We are loving the fascinating profiles by the Australian Financial Review of Aussie lawyers building their career overseas. From the US to the UAE, Ciara Seccombe showcases international lawyers, including Advance NextGen graduate, Dan Trevanion! Check out their stories and share them with any Aussie lawyers thinking of making the move here.
INSPIRED BY KERMIT THE FROG
One of Australia’s most successful stage exports, Barrie Kosky, has blazed a trail directing theatre and opera across Europe. In a hilarious conversation with the Sydney Theatre Company’s artistic director Kip Williams, they reflect on Barrie’s career and contrast national cultural scenes on this Big Ideas podcast.
WATCHING THE AWARDS
Tune in to the live streamed Global Australian Awards on Wednesday September 13 from 7.30pm AEST. Register for a unique interactive experience with our community, or attend an in-person satellite event near you. For those in the Americas, catch the broadcast on demand through our website or ABC iview, and follow on social media for live announcements.
NAVIGATING THE U.S.A.
The next #CoffeeHour – an informal online session to support the Advance community along your international career journey – will be 21 September, 9am AEST. Special guest, SF-based Aussie Recruit Founder, Amy Meyer, will share her experiences living in the US and help your US job search. Secure your spot here!
YOUR MOST-WATCHED SPORT
We ask which sporting event you were most likely to watch in July… Surprise, surprise! The ⚽️ Women’s World Cup was on top with 36% planning to watch it, followed by Wimbledon (23%) and the Ashes (21%). And you added a few other sports too! See the full results here.
FIND YOUR NEXT BIG THING
Discover your next global opportunity right here on the Advance Jobs board! We regularly add new vacancies from various sectors all around the world. Whether you have a specific job type or country in mind, simply use keywords to pinpoint your ideal job. Explore it now!