Industry Insights: Sports for
Business Breakfast with John Wylie
October 10th 2017 at the Peninsula Hotel Tokyo, the Australian and
New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ),the Australia Japan
Business Co-Operation Committee (AJBCC), and the Japan Australia
Business Co-Operation Committee (JABCC) co-hosted a Sports for
Business Breakfast with speaker Mr John Wylie, Chair of the
Australian Sports Commission.
Wylie outlined 'Australia’s Winning Edge 2012-2022', the Government's
high performance game plan for moving Australian sport from world
class to world best.
Jacinda Ardern announced as New
Zealand's next Prime Minister
Newly-elected New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda
Ardern is now the youngest female world leader and her election means
that all three branches of New Zealand Government are now led by
women. Prime Minister Ardern joins Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias and
Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy. Details of the Ministerial List announced by
the Prime Minister-elect on Wednesday 25 October 2017 are below.
600 construction jobs
to be created as Lendlease selected to build Osborne South Shipyard
Sponsor Lendlease Group has been selected as the managing
contractor for the construction of the Osborne South Shipyard. The
project is a key enabler of the Government’s continuous naval
shipbuilding program and is expected to create 600
Minister for Finance Senator the Hon
Mathias Cormann said that “Today’s announcement is the latest step in the
Government’s plan to ensure that we develop world-leading
shipbuilding facilities in South Australia that will enable our
historic investments in naval shipbuilding to commence on
Rio Tinto Coal Australia's Managing
Director Sinead Kaufman spoke on emerging business challenges and
opportunities in Asia at the Australia-Japan Business Cooperation Committee Future
Take a look at
ANZCCJ Gold Sponsor Rio Tinto Coal
Australia's Managing Director Sinead Kaufman's presentation on
emerging business challenges and opportunities. Mr Kaufman spoke at
the Australia-Japan Business Cooperation Committee Future Leaders
Forum on 8 October, and identified five major trends to consider in
international business over the next few decades.
The size of Asian
opportunity has doubled in the last 12 months
size of the Asian opportunity for Australian businesses has doubled
in the last 12 months to $A278 billion, according to a new ANZ
report, illustrating the phenomenal pace at which the market in the
region is expanding. The ANZ Opportunity Asia report captures
sentiments around international growth, identifying the best
practices, sharing insights, highlighting opportunities and providing
assistance around some of the challenges restricting existing
Nishio Rent All has
entered into a sale partnership with Form Force Australia
ANZCCJ Silver Sponsor Nishio Rent All, the ninth largest
equipment rental company in the world, has entered into partnership
with Australian forklift and telehandler company Form Force
Australia. Nishio Rent All is a leading supplier of access
equipment, construction equipment and forklifts in Japan, Vietnam,
Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, China and Australia.
is coordinating a submission on the Australian Government's Security
of Critical Infrastructure Bill 2017.
Australian Government is undertaking a public consultation on the
of Critical Infrastructure Bill and ANZCCJ is coordinating views
from the membership.
infrastructure refers to services that are essential for everyday
life such as energy, food, water, transport, communications, health
and banking and finance. A disruption to critical infrastructure
could have a range of serious implications for business, governments
and the community.
"Aussie Beef de Genki Kids!" program
& Livestock Australia (MLA) has launched “Aussie beef de genki
kids!”, a kids nutrition program that supports Japanese kid’s genki
through sports like rugby. As part of the launch, MLA will hold
an "Aussie beef de genki!" Australian rugby event for
reconstruction assistance in Kamaishi City on 31 October, and sponsor
a BBQ at “Aussie beef de genki! Japan-Australia kid’s rugby festival
in Yokohama” on 3 November. For full details on these events,
visit MLA Japan's website.
New Member Welcome
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and meeting facilities with world-class services.
Every aspect of the hotel is carefully designed to reflect the
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healthful environments that indulge all the senses so that guests
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