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
The virtual celebration of the Advance Awards 2021 on Wednesday 8 September celebrated a wide variety of outstanding global Australians, recognising 37 finalists and 13 category winners. The overall winner, … Continued
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!
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
By Jonathon Glonek Contributor I’d never done anything but play the violin when I first took the plunge and went into the international wine business. At that time I was … Continued
This week we announced incredible finalists across 4 categories. Stay tuned to meet more finalists next week! Meet the Advance Awards 2021 Finalists here. Make sure you get to know … Continued
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
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
By Paul O’Keeffe | Contributor As expats when we live abroad, we all miss things that are uniquely culturally Australian (besides the Tim Tams and pies!). For me it was … Continued
Advance.org, the organisation that partners with the Federal Government to connect Australians globally, estimates that the numbers of Australians living abroad is one million and interestingly, Australian born citizens are … Continued
Andra is an Advance member based in California, who’s continuously growing opportunities for Australia on the global stage. She discusses her journey and provides some tips to help accelerate the … Continued
Natasha Norton Contributor A year of limbo, well that’s how the last 12 or so months could be perceived. Closed borders, quarantine, social distancing, restrictions that change almost daily…and to … Continued
In a rich and motivating discussion, startup co-founder and award winner Kate Glazebrook demonstrated how her global career shaped her understanding and determination to make an impact through technology. The … Continued
John Mannion Contributor There’s a buzz of change in the air in the Latin American region. We aren’t sure exactly what type of Latin America will emerge from the wreckage … Continued
Most Australians working offshore, or foreigners working in Australia, will be aware of the complexity of Australia’s tax rules – particularly those that apply to the question whether they remain … Continued
Advance just launched the GameChanger Boardroom lunch series, to inspire Australian decision-makers and future leaders with a global outlook, courage, and optimism. In an exclusive conversation hosted by Gilbert + … Continued
The COVID-19 crisis has thrust a largely unseen part of Australia’s population firmly into the national spotlight. These are the Australians who live and work abroad — our diaspora. (…) … Continued
LISTEN > A down-to-earth global change maker, Dr John McHutchison AO This week we speak with Dr John McHutchison AO, the Advance Global Impact Award Winner 2020 and the man … Continued
Madie Sturgess Contributor I sat mulling over a drink at my layover in LAX when the Prime Minister declared the start of my “and then COVID hit” story. En route … Continued
Khunapong Khunaraksa has recently returned to Australia after a decade living in South East Asia and the US. He shares with us his global journey, and the reasons that brought … Continued
LISTEN > Amplifying science with Dr Sandro Demaio A public health advocate and sustainable food architect, Dr Alessandro (Sandro) Demaio founded his career using nutrition as a platform for social … Continued
What’s it been like for those coming home? What does COVID mean for the future of Aussie expats? And what can businesses do to make sure these very talented potential … Continued
LISTEN > Dr Rossa Chiu discusses taking on the cancer epidemic with a team of young guns in Hong Kong Not only has Dr Rossa Chiu won numerous international awards … Continued
By Johanna Pitman, Advance.org CEO The richness of Australia is not just in our minerals and resources, but the diversity and dynamism of our people. The recently released report by … Continued
LISTEN > Micro biologies to macro environmental trends with Professors Jill Banfield and Karen Day Two preeminent female professors discuss careers in science and leadership in STEMM reflecting on what … Continued
LISTEN > Meet a young Fintech mastermind taking Asian cashless economies by storm Yong In Cho is a fintech expert, specialising in the payments industry, with deep knowledge of the … Continued
Stories of Advance members who have recently returned to Melbourne, bringing their skills with them. Read the article published on The Age, 27 March 2021 > Brain Gain: Half of … Continued
Australians are returning in record numbers, but reintegration is not so easy. Read this story by Glenda Korporaal. Read the article published on The Australian, 24 March 2021 > Welcome … Continued
LISTEN > Understanding big weather patterns and long-term climatic effects with meteorologist Professor Jenni Evans Where can a career in big data take you and how do you hold on … Continued
It’s all we talk about these days — how has COVID affected life, work, play, friendships, community, and business, and when will everything be back to normal? While sometimes it feels overwhelming living in a metropolis that’s regularly been featured as the epicentre of a global pandemic, the exciting and hopeful thing we notice every day is that the heart and soul of New York City lives on quietly in the background; while we get on with a new type of normal.
A hunter of dying stars and an advocate of diverse thinking, Professor Bryan Gaensler grapples with the enormity of unanswered questions.
In our latest #bornglobal Coffee Pods we ask ‘What does regreening the planet with tech look like?’ According to our guest Dr Susan Graham, we can restore 500 billion trees by 2060. Listen in to this extraordinary conversation with young Australian entrepreneur and Advance Award winner, hosted by Holly Ransom.
Advance is launching the #bornglobal Coffee Pods podcast series hosted by Holly Ransom. In this first episode we are joined by NASA’s Dr Abigail Allwood as she lands the Perseverance Rover on Mars in real-time. Listen to this personal interview with an Australian trailblazer.
Advance.org Ambassador Emeritus in the United States of America Josephine Linden, recently spoke with the 27th Prime Minister of Australia and Past Advance Patron the Hon. Julia Gillard AC, on Australians abroad and words of wisdom to the next generation of women leaders.
Hello friend, In a turnaround from last year, we’re starting 2021 with optimism here in Australia. As all countries wrestled with the trade-offs of protecting health and the economy, we have seen … Continued
It is a strange and challenging time for so many right now, but in the cultural melting pot of Singapore, I see changes sparked by the pandemic that will redefine the way we work and business focus for years to come. Environmental and social responsibility, employee wellbeing and flexible working are the big winners as prolonged travel restrictions overturn the “old normal” for expats and locals alike.
We initially created #GlobalReaders for families in lockdown. It was so popular we are expanding the range of stories for young global Australian readers. These stories are created by John Williamson-Noble. John … Continued
We initially created #GlobalReaders for families in lockdown. It was so popular we are expanding the range of stories for young global Australian readers. These stories are read by Sophie Blackall. Sophie Blackall … Continued
From the CEO What a remarkable end to the year! Thank you to the 1,300 members and friends who completed the Advance Annual Survey of Global Australians. The survey revealed many new … Continued
WATCH > Peter Varghese AO, Chancellor of the University of Queensland and the most recent Secretary of DFAT in conversation. READ > The transcript of the program is now available … Continued
Advance.org is pleased to announce the appointment of retail and logistics leader Richard Umbers and mobile technology entrepreneur Warrick Cramer to its Board, bringing globally recognised expertise and networks in … Continued
Former NSW Premier, and a respected leader across business, sporting and cultural organisations, The Hon. Nick Greiner AC discussed his priorities as Australia’s incoming Consul-General to New York. In partnership … Continued
By Adam Malouf, Advance.org Ambassador in the United Arab Emirates, FAICD We welcome our new Advance.org Ambassador in the UAE, Adam Malouf. Adam is the Chief Investment Officer for a … Continued
WATCH > A conversation with the Hon. Minister Dominello MP, Minister for Customer Services in the NSW Government READ > The transcript of the conversation is now available. Advance.org CEO … Continued
WATCH > The Advance Awards 2020 Celebration READ > The Advance Awards 2020 Program A NASA research scientist and a cutting-edge technologist whose work ranges from creative design to self-driving … Continued
From the CEO CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Advance Awards 2020! We celebrated a number of firsts this year, including our 37 finalists, hosting the Awards online, the introduction of a … Continued
YONG IN CHO Yong In Cho is a fintech expert, specialising in the payments industry, with deep knowledge of the financial technology market across Asia. Currently the Head of eCommerce for … Continued
CAT THAO NGUYEN Cat Thao Nguyen is a trailblazer. Cat Thao (Nguyễn Cát Thảo) is the Managing Director of Global Ready LLC and Lumina Learning Partner, assisting organisations and individuals to … Continued
DR ABIGAIL ALLWOOD Dr Abigail Allwood is at the cutting-edge of space exploration. She is one of only seven principal investigators developing innovative instruments to accompany the Mars 2020 Rover expedition. … Continued
DR BART KOLODZIEJCZYK Dr Bart Kolodziejczyk is a nanoscientist and inventor intent on busting his brilliance out of the lab and into the world of commercialisation. Bart is addressing health, energy … Continued