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Global Australian Awards: Global Talent Award

Since 2022, the Global Australian Awards recognise the contribution of talented migrants who are supporting Australia’s future-facing economic recovery and growth. Australia is richer for international collaborations – through individuals … Continued

Global Australian Awards: Alumni Award

Each year the Global Australian Awards recognise the incredible achievements of international graduates of Australian Universities, who have leveraged their Australian education to achieve success and impact on a global … Continued

News from 2022

2022 Australia’s Year in Review

Too busy this year to keep up with everything that went on in Australia, but want to stay connected? It’s ok, we’ve got you covered. Here’s the 10 most important … Continued

Postcard from London: Give it 6-8 weeks!

Di Macdonald Director of learning and development at James’s Place Please tell us a little bit about yourself, where your home is in Australia, and where you now call home. … Continued

Global Town Hall: Sustainability

Thank you for joining us for our Global Town Hall on Sustainability! As our distinguished panel of Advance GameChangers and Australian industry experts came together, the discussion leant towards the … Continued

New Chairman of the Board for Advance

Mr Andrew Low will become the new Chairman of the Advance Board, bringing a long history of leadership and experience advising global clients. Advance Global Australians is pleased to announce … Continued

The interim executive market in Australia

Executive search specialists Caroline McAuliffe and Jacinta Whelan from Watermark Search, share about opportunities and networks to help returning expats settle back in. Hear their insights about the landscape for … Continued

Understanding Australia’s relations with China

In partnership with Advance and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, NAB hosted Australia’s Ambassador to China, His Excellency Graham Fletcher, in Sydney. Ambassador Fletcher, who is fluent in Mandarin, … Continued

Make a world of difference

Once considered a rite of passage among Aussies, a stint working overseas now seems to be more of a pipe dream. But despite the pandemic and travel restrictions, Johanna Pitman, … Continued

Gary Quinlan joins Advance Board

Advance is pleased to announce the appointment of Australia’s former Ambassador to Indonesia, Mr Gary Quinlan AO, to its board, bringing globally recognised expertise in foreign affairs and trade to … Continued

Understanding Advisory Board opportunities

Many Advance members consider joining a governance or advisory board of an Australian firm when returning to Australia, or while working overseas. Advisory board expert Anne Hatton from Hattonneale gives … Continued

Soft Power: What is it and why is it important?

By Robert Hughes, Advance.org Research & Insight. There’s no question that we’re living in unprecedented times. With an extremely uncertain international climate, and the looming realities of the fourth industrial … Continued

Watch the 2021 Advance Awards here!

The 2021 Advance Award winners were announced on Wednesday, September 8th. If you missed the celebration, or want to watch it again, here it is!

A Message for Australian Expats

The Australian Government has seen the enormous potential in our diaspora for soft power and economic links around the world. Advance Patron and current Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. … Continued

Job hunt tips for jetsetters

Thousands of Australians who have been living and working overseas are trying to return home – but overcoming the government’s passenger caps may only be their first hurdle. Although the … Continued

Bridging the talent gap

Rolling international border closures as a result of the pandemic are playing havoc with Australian companies’ longstanding reliance on recruiting imported talent — but there are options to explore. Read … Continued