2013 American Australian Association Benefit Dinner
This year AAA honoured Dow Chemical Company Chairman & CEO Andrew Liveris (l) and Richard Warburton AO LVO (r) at Sydney’s Convention Centre on 6 June and was a tremendous success. Over 500 attendees including Prime Minister Julia Gillard...read more >>
Holiday Season Events
AMERICA: PAINTING A NATION
From epic landscapes and the pioneering spirit, to the gritty realism of the modern city, America: painting a nation celebrates the creative forces that traversed 200 years of American history up to the 1960s. With many masterpieces shown here for the first time, the exhibition brings together over 80 works from major artists, including James Whistler, Edward Hopper, Mark Rothko, Georgia O’Keeffe and Jackson Pollock, in the most ambitious exhibition of American art ever presented in Australia.
Art Gallery of NSW
8 Nov 2013 – 9 Feb 2014
Image: Henry Inman I No-Tin (Wind), a Chippewa Chief I Los Angeles County Museum of Art
AAA & Citi Lunch with special guest Mr Rupert Murdoch AC
On Wednesday 23 October 2013 the American Australian Association together with Citi hosted a small private lunch with special guest Rupert Murdoch AC. It was an opportunity to speak about the Association and its stewardship of the United States Studies Centre and US Asia Centre in Perth.
Guests at the lunch included: News Corp Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch, AAA Deputy Chairman & CEO Hon John Olsen, Citi Chief Country Officer Stephen Roberts,...
NSW Parliament awards AAA a Certificate of Commendation
On Friday 25 October 2013 the American Australian Association Ltd. were special guests at NSW Parliament House and were awarded a Certificate of Commendation for its work, particularly its Education Fellowships.
The award was presented by NSW Parliamentary Secretary The Hon Marie Ficarra MLC
to AAA Deputy Chair & CEO Hon John Olsen AO and two representative fellowship recipients Deanna D’Alessandro and Nicholas Blair.
Farewell Reception for U.S. Ambassador Jeffrey L. Bleich
The American Australian Association and United States Studies Centre held a farewell reception for the Honourable Jeffrey L. Bleich, U.S. Ambassador to Australia on 7 August in Sydney.
Guests included former PM Bob Hawke, NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell, NSW Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner, Business Council of Australia President Tony Shepherd, ABC Chairman James Spigelman, Boeing Australia President Ian Thomas, CHAMP Private Equity Founding Partner Joseph Skrzynski, GE Aviation General Manager Max York, Costco Managing Director Patrick...