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Brisbane: Chinese New Year Dinner

11 February 2015

The ACBC QLD Chinese New Year Dinner was held on 11 February 2015.  The Dinner again provided great opportunities for members to network with business representatives engaging with China. This year the ACBC National President, The Hon. John Brumby attended and talked about the Australia-China Relationship – New Business Opportunities.  His speech is available via our link below

The Dinner was oversubscribed and was attended by over 260 senior business representatives and government officials including Dr Yongchen Zhao, Consul General of the PRC, Ms Jiqing Jiang, Consul, Chief of Economic and Commercial Office, Mayor Pam Parker Logan City Council, Mayor Karen Williams Redland City Council and Mayor Mark Jamieson Sunshine Coast City Council.  Our major sponsors, Ms Audrey Zheng the State Manager of the Bank of China and Mr David Lyons, Partner of Herbert Smith Freehills also hosted corporate tables of key representatives of Chinese companies in Queensland and Queensland business representatives engaging with China.

Thanks to our major sponsors Bank of China, Herbert Smith Freehills and the China Southern Airlines for supporting this important event and the ACBC’s efforts in strengthening Queensland and China business relationships.

Congratulations to Mr Mark Couchman, Director Resources, Energy and Infrastructure, ANZ International & Institutional Banking, winner of the 1st raffle prize – two return air tickets to China on China Southern Airlines

Click here to download a copy of Hon. John Brumby's speech.

View Photo Gallery here.

See the documents below:
  • Copy12_11_15-John_Brumby_Speaking_notes.pdf