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Sports for Business: In conversation with Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, Minister for Sport

  • 19 Jul 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


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ANZCCJ Sports for Business Co-Chairs Ian Scott and Matthew Walker are honoured to welcome the Hon. Richard Colbeck, Minister for Sport, for an exclusive online event to discuss the importance of inspiring Australians of all ages through the international success of our athletes, on display through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Minister Colbeck will also share his vision and the longer term strategies for the Australian sporting sector outlined in the recent Sport 2030 – National Sport Plan, including the significance of a 2032 Games for Brisbane.

The event will conclude with an update from Linsey Bower, Second Secretary (Olympic and Paralympic Coordination) - Australian Embassy Tokyo. 


Date: Monday 19 July, 2021

Time: 12:00 - 13:15 JST

Location: Zoom (online)

Price: Free (ANZCCJ members only)


Richard Colbeck is a Liberal Senator for Tasmania, the Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, and the Minister for Sport. Prior to entering politics in 2002, Senator Colbeck worked in the construction industry for more than two decades, starting as an apprentice and going on to own his own business. He served as an Alderman on the Devonport City Council, a Director of the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and President of the Devonport Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Richard has served as Minister for Tourism and International Education, Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment, Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance and twice as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture. He also held Shadow Parliamentary Secretary roles in the Health, Industry and Innovation, and Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Portfolios.

About the ANZCCJ Sports for Business Committee:

ANZCCJ Sports for Business is an Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan Committee that aims to develop business opportunities and relationships for ANZCCJ members through sporting related activities and to create opportunities for Australian and New Zealand companies to gain business from major sporting events hosted in Japan.  

With a specific view towards the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sports for Business is a core component of the ANZCCJ’s activities and events calendar.

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