Jan, 18 2011

New Year, New Membership

For those whose memberships are close to expiry, please remember to renew before 31 Jan via your personal renewal email.  For assistance contact  If you're interested in becoming a member click on our website:, we have an exciting year planned for 2011!


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Reflections on the Australia-United States Alliance

15 February 2011

Join former Prime Minister John Howard in conversation with Australia's preeminent print journalist Paul Kelly. The former Prime Minister's thoughts on the Australia-US alliance will provide a unique window into the highest levels of the multi-faceted relationship between our two countries. Hosted by the United States Studies Centre. 

To be held on 15 Feb 2011, 6:00pm - 7:30pm at Circular Quay, SydneyThere is no cost to attend however an RSVP is essential by 4 February. Click on the link for more information and to RSVP.

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A Jazzy Italian-American Night with three MasterChefs

Sydney's The Basement restaurant is hosting a special night this coming Thursday, celebrating the 100th Birthday of Louis Prima - one of America's swing greats - with MasterChef's Aaron Harvie, Jonathan Daddia and Matt Caldicott cooking up what may be the first professional Italian-American dinner in Sydney, maybe even Australia.

Thursday 20th Jan, 7.30 pm, The Basement, Circular Quay, 29 Reiby Place

Music by the Cocktail Cabinet swing band, Simon 'The Senator' Bartlett, Sarah J Hyland, Frank Bennett and Pia Anderson
A once-in-a-lifetime music and food night pairing legendary swing tunes with an Italian-American feast! For any AAA members pining for a taste of back home.

For tickets and information click on the link below or contact

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Book Review - Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love and Language

For Members who recall the discussion luncheon on the U.S Midterm Elections with Morris Fiorina and James Fallows, we are pleased to present the release of Mr Fallow's wife Deborah's new book, Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love and Language. It is a compelling and honest look at understanding another culture through the subtleties in language, relationships and everyday life.

For more information, please visit the link below.


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Superbowl XLV Big Game Big Breakfast

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On the 7th of February 2011, the King Street Brewhouse (formerly James Squire Brewhouse) will be hosting a Superbowl breakfast, open to all, no bookings required.

Doors will open at 9am for a 10am kickoff.

For more Superbowl events that may be in your area of Sydney or Melbourne, please check our website.  Click below for details of the King Street Brewhouse event.

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Supreme Court Justice Scalia in Adelaide


The University of Adelaide is honoured to announce Justice Antonin Scalia, prominent United States Supreme Court jurist, will be in Adelaide on Friday 4 February 2011 for an Australian conference on 21st Century Advocacy.

Justice Scalia will participate in a range of exciting events in the conference program, including a lead role as principal speaker on 21st Century Advocacy.

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