Santacon is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious and non-sensical Christmas parade that traditionally takes place in London one Saturday every December. There’s no particular reason to dress up in Santa suits, … Continued
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Save the date for our annual Christmas Carols. More details to come.
Join this panel discussion with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, SPEE3D and Base2Services for practical advice and insights on how you can succeed in the German market. This webinar … Continued
Are you planning to return home to Australia soon, or recently returned and still settling in? Join us at our #CoffeeHour to be informed, inspired and connected with other expats … Continued
Are you thinking about returning to Australia, now or in the future? Join our exclusive webinar to find out everything you need to know about moving back home! Aussies in … Continued
Video Interview: Meet Ed Robinson, 2021 Winner of the Advance Fintech Award. Ed is a fintech revolutionary and the Australian co-founder of Stash. Learn and be inspired by the Forbes “Best … Continued
Meet Ed Robinson, 2021 Winner of the Advance Fintech Award. Ed is a fintech revolutionary and the Australian co-founder of Stash. This podcast introduces remarkable Australians who have built their … 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
Anzac Day is a day of great significance for Australia and New Zealand, and one we usually observe in London through events that are open to the public. While we … 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
Hello friend, Our mission at Advance.org has always been to promote the achievements of global Australians and to support your journey – from the time you make the decision to … Continued
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.
Global Australians returning home have chosen a variety of paths, but one fifth (17%) are still looking for work. Herein lies the opportunity for employers. READ THE FULL REPORT Media … Continued
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.
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
The Ethics Centre (TEC) is a unique, Australian-based not-for-profit which works to place ethics at the centre of everyday life. It supports individuals and organisations address complex ethical issues and … 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 > 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
PROFESSOR JUSTIN WOLFERS Described as one of Australia’s most unorthodox and influential academic exports, Professor Justin Wolfers shifts the lens on economic discourse and the stereotype of economics in equal measure. As a … Continued
PAUL CHAPMAN Originally from Melbourne, Paul Chapman co-founded the game-changing ‘Moneytree’ platform, giving people greater control over their finances and disrupting Japan’s digital banking environment in the same beat. The first generation … Continued
JESS CONOPLIA A global leader shaping film and television industry policy, Jess Conoplia has actively lead on-screen sector development, diversity and advocacy for members world-wide. As President of the Association of Film … Continued
Advance Awards Science and Technology Category Finalist Professor Daryl Williams is the inventor and scientific pioneer of a new family of scientific methods for powder characterisation. Every solid drug substance … Continued
ADVANCE EMERGING LEADER AWARD WINNER 2020 Dr Susan Graham leads a team of passionate engineers, plant scientists and drone operators to tackle global scale deforestation. As the Chief Executive Officer and … Continued
Advance Awards Emerging Leader Category Finalist Sam’s research has led to significant real-world impact. One example is the $1 trillion Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund increasing their equity mix, lowering their spending rule, … Continued
GARRY MCQUINN As a maverick of global stage productions, Garry McQuinn operates at the heart of untold stories and new audiences. Adept at strumming the tension between the creative and commercial worlds, … Continued
Advance Awards Life Sciences Category Finalist Professor David Hunter is one of the leading cancer epidemiologists in the world. His work at Harvard University uncovered genetic associations and gene-environment associations for … Continued
PREMESH CHANDRAN As an important proponent of free speech in Malaysia and a disruptor of the media landscape, Premesh Chandran creates space for voices against corruption and government abuses. Premesh is a … Continued
Meet the finalists Congratulations to the 37 finalists of the Advance Awards 2020. You can watch the Advance Awards 2020 celebration here. Alumni Award The Alumni Award recognises graduates of Australian … Continued
AMBASSADOR ADVANCE AWARDS COMMERCIAL CREATIVE GAMECHANGER A paradigm shifter in the global independent music industry, Charles Caldas earned his reputation fighting to ensure artists share in the profits from the … Continued
Advance Awards Arts Category Finalist Dr Christian Thompson AO is a contemporary artist whose work explores identity, cultural hybridity, gender & history. Christian himself made history when he became the … Continued
Established in 2012, the Advance Awards recognise the work of Australians making an extraordinary impact on the global stage in industry sectors that are of particular importance to Australia. We … Continued
WATCH > Advance Award Winner Leanne Kemp shares her experience at an Advance.org roundtable. In a fast paced discussion, QLD Chief Entrepreneur and Everledger CEO, Leanne Kemp, shared her experience … Continued
From the CEO Spring is in the air in Australia. With it comes the promise of green shoots and the opportunity to begin afresh. Young ballerina Georgia Neaverson shares her journey from … Continued
WATCH > Ballerina Georgia Neaverson in conversation with Maria MacNamara Ballerina Georgia Neaverson who started dancing at age three is now 21 years old, and talks about her life as … Continued
WATCH > Yasmin Allen, Chairman of Advance.org welcomes Managing Partner of Main Sequence Ventures, Bill Bartee to introduce the approach taken building the next global industrial giants from Australia. Australia … Continued
WATCH > Leanne Kemp interview the Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara. Our CEO is normally the one asking the questions. The tables are turned and she is now in conversation with … Continued
WATCH > Lucy Turnbull AO in conversation with Johanna Pitman, Head of Insights at Advance.org Sharing her insights as a lifelong urbanist, Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO outlined how Covid19 is … Continued
WATCH > Simon Wardley shares the power of Wardley Mapping to unlock the complexity of strategic decision making In this special Advance Connect seminar, business strategy icon, Simon Wardley, inspired … Continued
From the CEO Lawyers often rely on precedents to inform their decision making. Today, we are in ‘unprecedented’ times. Whether it’s the global pandemic, the economic crisis it precipitated, the … Continued
LISTEN > Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell AO, FTSE opening remarks at the Advance.org global digital roundtable on what it means to build something new in 2020. Advance Global Australian Award … Continued
Lord Grimstone of Boscobel Kt is the UK Minister for Investment jointly at the Department for International Trade and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
He will join us tol discuss the outlook for UK trade and investment and the opportunity for collaboration and cooperation in the commercialisation of R&D in deep technology and the digital economy.
Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell AO FTSE will join us to consider what it means to build something new in 2020.
Australians want jobs, open pubs and a hopeful future. We’re prepared to take the job and buy the beer, but why aren’t we prepared to create the future jobs, companies … Continued
Mark Rigotti the immediate past Global CEO of Herbert Smith Freehills spoke with Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara. Mark served from 2014 to 2020 and was also the chair of the first global executive, the chair of the global diversity and inclusion group and a member of the Herbert Smith Freehills Global Partnership Council. He was based in London from 2013 till 2020.
From the CEO What a difference a month makes! The Advance.org team and have enjoyed meeting global Australians who are living and working around the world as well as those who have chosen … Continued
We invited Simon Wardley to share his Wardley Mapping method with our community of global Australians. Wardley maps are used within UK government, with particular interest within the Government Digital Service (GDS) for strategic planning and identifying the best targets for government digital service modernisation. ALL WELCOME!