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  • 15 Sep 2019 2:56 PM | Anonymous

    The Calgary International Film Festival is screening three Australian films this year:

    Mystify – ‘an intimate portrait of internationally renowned INXS frontman, Michael Hutchence’

    Top End Wedding – ‘with a mother gone missing and their wedding just over a week away, this couple has no choice but to find her themselves’

    Alice (Australia-France co-production) – ‘after discovering her husband’s addiction to escorts has left their family penniless, Alice finds herself drawn into the world of high-end prostitution as a means of caring for herself and her child’

    The Festival runs from 18-29 September and more. For more information on the festival and tickets click here.


  • 19 Jul 2019 1:23 PM | Anonymous

    Australian-born high school drop out made his fortune creating social apps and games that wasted people's time.

    Read more here.

  • 4 Jul 2019 12:26 PM | Anonymous

    October 25 & 26, 2019 8pm
    Vancouver Playhouse

    Drawn from 65,000 years of culture, Australia’s Bangarra Dance Theatre presents foundational work, seemingly pulled from the very land itself. In their first visit to Vancouver, Bangarra brings a selection of their extraordinary 30-year repertoire that weaves together totemic storytelling, performance and rich musical scores. A key part of the resurgence of Indigenous dance making, the company is committed to sharing the cultural heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with audiences around the world. Tracing an unbroken song-line, Spirit gives voice to a cosmos of plants, animals, and ancestral medicine, laid down one step at a time. Dance becomes a form of ceremony and celebration between the people, the land, and creation itself.

    Click here for tickets and type in AUSTRALIA in the ‘pre-sales access code’ field in the top left corner.


  • 12 Jun 2019 8:44 PM | Anonymous

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  • 21 May 2019 7:17 PM | Anonymous

    Forget encryption bills, talent gaps and R&D crackdowns, Australia is actually officially becoming a more attractive place to launch and run a startup, according to the StartupBlink Startup Ecosystem Rankings 2019 report.

    The latest StartupBlink research comes two years after its inaugural ecosystem ranking report, released in 2017. 

    Read more here.

  • 17 May 2019 1:58 PM | Anonymous

    Bob Hawke, Australia's 23rd Prime Minister is dead at age 89.

    Read the full story here.

  • 14 May 2019 1:38 PM | Anonymous

    New Zealand’s first female Prime Minister Helen Clark is an exceptional individual, a politician of remarkable candor and compassion. Filmmaker Gaylene Preston had the good fortune to be at Clark’s side when the top job at the UN opened up, and suddenly the NZ politician was being talked about as potentially the first woman to become Secretary-General.  

    To buy tickets and find out more, click here.

  • 7 May 2019 3:24 PM | Anonymous

    The first world war was raging in Europe, and Australian greengrocer Fred Goon, son of Louey Fong Goon and Elizabeth Johnson, wanted to fight. Desperately.

    But to do so he would have to defy a Defence Act that banned men “not substantially of European origin or descent”. Australia was in the grip of the White Australia Policy, used for decades to exclude Chinese immigrants; the recruitment rules reflected similarly racist intent.

    Find out more here.

  • 22 Apr 2019 9:07 PM | Anonymous

    The 48th annual Vancouver Marathon will be held Sunday, May 5, 2019. It is one of the world’s top destination marathons welcoming 17,000+ runners from 65+ countries. This year, 110 Australians and 47 New Zealanders have registered to race to date. For more information on the race and how you can support our runners go to.


  • 22 Apr 2019 9:05 PM | Anonymous

    If you have ever considered expanding your business across the Asia Pacific region including Australia and New Zealand, then the 2019APCS is a must attend event.

    The Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) and Mayors’ Forum is focused on bringing cities, businesses and industry together to enable them to build relationships and effectively contribute to the success and sustainability of our cities into the future.

    With a focus on driving cities through business innovation, the 2019APCS will return to Brisbane, Australia from 7 – 10 July 2019 and is your opportunity to connect, collaborate and co-create with over 1000 key influencers of urbanisation from more than 100 global cites in one place.

    The Summit will offer businesses a range of opportunities to enhance local and international connections. The Summit will include Meet@APCS, a dedicated business program, enabling delegates to pre-arrange meetings with other delegates including potential partners, investors, clients and suppliers.

    Businesses can also attend Major Project Announcement Briefings to hear about upcoming tender opportunities in local governments and purchase a booth to exhibit within the APCS Market Square or the inaugural 2019APCS Innovation Alley - a dedicated area for start-ups and new business.

    You’ll also be able to hear from international headliners guest speakers including Netflix Co-founder Marc Randolph and global sustainability leader Peggy Liu.

    A range of registration options including early-bird and one-day delegate pass is now open.

    2019APCS - Business flyer-web.pdf

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