If you are feeling the rush in the lead up to the holidays and year end, you’re not alone!
- This year’s Survey of Global Australians launches today! With your help, we can build on past findings to get up-to-date stats on the movement of talent between Australia and the rest of the world.
- The Talent Return Program kicks off next week. If you are in UK, Europe, Africa or the Middle East and planning to return home soon, don’t miss this program! For those in the Americas, we’ve got you covered in February 🙂
- If you are planning a trip to Sydney in the near future, consider timing it with the Advance Gala Dinner on 16 March 2023. Save the date and stay tuned for announcements of fantastic speakers!
Finally, amid elections and leadership changes around the world, a gentle reminder that Australia’s next elections are around the corner for those enrolled to vote in Victoria (26 November 2022) and NSW (25 March 2023).
‘Till next time,
CEO | Advance.org
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The annual Survey of Global Australians is now OPEN! All global Australians are encouraged to partake in this short survey including past, present or future expats, past or present international students, recent migrants and other ‘friends’ of Australia (such as partners / Australian visa holders). More
FAULT LINES OF THE PANDEMIC
An independent review of Australia’s response to COVID19 has noted, “The Australian Government should have made it easier for citizens and permanent residents to return to Australia during the pandemic.” With thanks to all members who shared their perspective, Advance’s submission to the review highlighted the outsized impact of the pandemic on overseas Australians and their families. More
UK/EURO MEMBERS TAKE NOTE
The Advance Talent Return program (with UK/Euro-friendly times) starts on 16 November! Sign up NOW for this free opportunity to receive resources through panels, speakers sessions, coaching sessions and more. View the full program and dates for the next cohort (tailored to US time zones) here.
POSTCARD FROM LONDON
Di Macdonald,Director of Learning and Development at James’s Place Wealth Management in London, shares her expat journey through the panic of finding a job in a new country, the lessons learnt from stretching herself into new roles and her best advice for new expats – wait 6 – 8 weeks! More
AUSSIE IN UK HOUSE OF LORDS
Advance patron and judging panel member, Sir Michael Hintze AM has been conferred a life peerage to the House of Lords. Beyond his business accomplishments and wide-ranging philanthropic interests, Lord Hintze has helped shape the evolution of Australia’s relations with Britain. His advice to Advance members from 2019 is here.
REFLECTIONS ON SHANGHAI
A-list restaurateur, Advance GameChanger and Board member, Michelle Garnaut AO may have closed the doors to her iconic Shanghai restaurant, M on the Bund, back in February but it’s easy to understand why she’s drawn back to the city that she describes as dynamic, fashionable, fast, glamorous, elusive, bewitching and always reinventing itself. More
AUSSIE FINTECH SECTOR GROWTH
The 2022 EY Fintech Australia Census finds the Australian fintech sector continues to mature but is facing increasingly fragile market conditions through tightening access to capital and talent. This important piece of research is a result of collaboration between Fintech Australia and Advance partner, EY. More
SNEAK PEEKS, BTS AND MORE!
If you haven’t checked out our TikTok yet – you’re missing out! We post exclusive content – like a virtual tour of the event space where we are holding our 2023 Gala Dinner, Aisha Jalil receiving her Global Australian Award, the pets of Advance and much more! You don’t even need an account to have a scroll, so check it out here!
NEW VACANCIES AVAILABLE!
The Advance Jobs Board has new vacancies and job opportunities every week! Whether you’re looking to move overseas or back home – there are jobs listed all over the world so you can find the perfect position in the perfect place. You can also search based on types of work or keywords. More