Best of Friends: 75 years of Australia-Philippines Bilateral Relations
This event on Tuesday, November 23, is hosted by the Australian Institute of International Affairs - Queensland with assistance from the Australia Philippines Business Council, the Federation of Filipino Communities in Queensland and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Australia Philippines
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Margaret Grummitt, Honorary Consul for the Philippines – The history of Filipinos in Queensland and their great contribution to our state
Rafael Toda, Vice President (Qld) of the Australia Philippines Business Council – The thriving business relationship
Professor Caitlin Byrne, Director of the Griffith Asia Institute: The bilateral relationship today – how Australia and the Philippines work together in the 21st Century
The speeches will be streamed live through Zoom from 6.30pm to 7pm. The speakers will be followed by a Philippines-style BBQ with singing and dancing performed by members of the local Filipino community
All the details
Where: Parliamentary Annexe, Queensland Parliament House, 69 Alice Street, Brisbane CBD
When: The event starts at 5.45pm for 6.30pm – 9.00pm on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Please arrive by 5.45pm for security and COVID signing in and bring Driver's Licence or Passport ID for identication.
Dress: Smart casual.
Ticket prices and details: In-person: $60 per head for members and non-members; AIIA student members in person: $30 per head. This includes Philippine BBQ. Those buying in-person tickets are limited to two tickets per order. Provide name and email for each person attending.
Online: If joining via Zoom, the event is free for AIIA members. Non-members pay $10 for the online event and student non-members $5. A Zoom link will be emailed on the morning of November 23.
Drinks: Each attendee can have one free welcome drink (wine, beer or soft drink). Tickets for this will be issued at the registration desk. For the remainder of the event, attendees can buy beer, wine and soft drinks at the bar
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