Tax Planning For Investing In Australian Residential Property

Residential property can be a lucrative investment, but profits or gains will be subject to tax. In this seminar we will discuss some of the property tax planning options, and Brisbane & Gold Coast’s residential property market information.

Please register to secure your seat as per following:
Date: 13 September 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 18:45 – Registration / 19:15 – Seminar starts
Venue: Room 215, UOW College Hong Kong / Community College of City University, Telford Plaza, 33 Wai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay
Language: Cantonese
Admission: Free.

Register: https://goo.gl/forms/uQ58Xlgn3ep4CwRu1
RSVP: Please contact Shirley Mak at (852) 6082 1997 or shirley.mak@faaa.org.hk before 10 September 2018.

Speaker 1:
Tax Planning for Australian Residential Property: Mr. Wilson Chan

Mr. Wilson Chan, has substantial experience in accounting, taxation and financial planning. He was a senior tax advisor with Price Waterhouse in Brisbane for four years immediately prior to the establishment of our firm. He had also worked as an auditor for Arthur Andersen and Citibank before migrating to Australia from Hong Kong. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree in Hong Kong and a MBA degree conferred by the University of Queensland. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the CAANZ as well as a Fellow CPA of CPA Australia with specialist designation of Financial Planning Specialist (FCA [FPS] and FCPA [FPS]) and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) of the Financial Planning Association.

Speaker 2:
Brisbane & Gold Coast’s Residential Property Market Information: Mrs. Nicole Tam

Mrs. Nicole Tam was graduated from Bond University and has more than 10 years of professional expertise in property wealth investment in Australia as well as significant experience in sourcing and developing properties. Her professionalism derived from outstanding work ethnic and a wide network with Australian and international businesses. She is the Managing Director of Homestates Group.

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Annual Dinner 2018

FAAA annual dinner 8 September 2018🍽
Guest of Honour: Ms Michaela Browning, Australian Consul-General
Lucky Draw – Return flight ticket✈, a lot of gifts / prizes 🎁, and fun 😊🎉, Do not miss, please register 🎫
Early Bird: HK$650 (Payment on or before 18 Aug)
Table Price (12 pax): HK$8,000
Standard Ticket: HK$780
Registration: Click here

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Australia Update Trend, Life, Education & Property

Time: registration 6:30pm; seminar 7-8pm; Q&A: 8-8:30pm
Admission: Free

Venue: HKUSpace, Rm 315, 3/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road. Admiralty

Language: Cantonese

Event sponsors:
Central Equity, Australia award winning developer over 30 years experience
AAS Education Consultancy 博華海外升學中心,starting 2001 year experience
Their consultants will give us update information with
Lucky draw prize 🎁

RSVP: shirley.mak@faaa.org.hk/ charles.ng@faaa.org.hk

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Investment Strategies for Australian Expats

Please quote you are from FAAA when you register the event.

More Details: Click Here

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Joint-Uni World Cup Uruguay VS France Quarter-final Gathering

Join us to watch and cheers your favorite World Cup team together in LKF! HKUST MBA Alumni Association is inviting alumni from HKUST, USA and The Federation of Australian Alumni Associations to watch the Quarter-Final on the only Knock-Out-Stage-Friday. Free Entrance and enjoy happy hour price before 9pm. After 9pm, $100 door charge includes 1 drink.

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Inter-Uni Bowling Competition 2018

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Australia Migration & Taxation Seminar

Are you interested in Australia Business and Skilled Migration programme?  Concerning about Tax Planning? This is an excellent opportunity for anyone considering moving to Australia.  FAAA will be hosting a seminar about migration application and tax planning.

Speaker 1:

Updates on Australia’s Business and Skilled Migration

Mr Wilson Chan

  • Fellow Member of the Migration Institute of Australia Ltd
  • Accredited Migration Educator of MIA
  • Fellow Member of CPA Australia
  • Fellow Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ
  • Certified Financial Planner of the Financial Planning Association of Australia Ltd
  • Professional Translator (Chinese –> English) – National Accreditation Authority for Translators and
  • Interpreters (NAATI)
  • Justice Of The Peace Queensland (Qualified)
  • Master of Business Administration – University of Queensland, Australia

 

Speaker 2:

Effective tax planning before moving to Australia

Mr Tommy Ip

  • Registered Tax Agent in Australia
  • Chartered Tax Adviser
  • Fellow Member of CPA Australia, CA (Australia & New Zealand), ACA (UK), FCPA (HK Practising), FTIA,
  • CTA Chartered Accountant and CPA
  • Bachelor of Economic – University of New South Wales, Australia

 

Date: 3 July 2018 (Tuesday)

Time:  18:30 – 20:30 (registration from 18:30, seminar stars at 19:00)

Venue:  CPA Australia Hong Kong Office, 20 Tai Yau Building, 181 Johnston Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

RSVP by 30 June 2018.  Please fill the form to secure your seat. https://goo.gl/forms/RrVUOqGNLtJAGzTf2

For any enquiry, please contact Shirley Mak at 6082 1997 or shirley.mak@faaa.org.hk

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Practical Feng Shui & Fortune-Telling 2018

RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/mNX4I1JChGQgvrET2 

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Champions Day – Sha Tin Racecourse

Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScTl3ogR5XiXQOH-HZQRXJZmlK1BnJgmFY_00oOmzR1UPNJgA/viewform

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FAAA Beer Pong 2018

Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/jBx58astolZbu0Ws1

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2018 Australia Residential Property Investment Seminar

Australia is one of the few countries in the world to have AAA credit rating from 3 renowned agencies: S&P, Fitch and Moody’s, as one of the fastest economic growth countries in the APAC region, together with its stability, young and growing population. Amongst the Top 10 Most Livable Cities in the world as per the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Livability ranking, four cities are from Australia.

In view of the recent substantial growth in the property market in Australia, FAAA is proud to hold an Australia Property Investment Seminar conducted by one of our Australian University Alumnus, Ms. Nicole Tam, Managing Director of Homestates Group.

Nicole was graduated from Bond University and has more than 10 years of professional expertise in property wealth investment in Australia as well as significant experience in sourcing and developing properties. Her professionalism derived from outstanding work ethnic and a wide network with Australian and international businesses.

In the seminar, Nicole will provide the latest update about Australian residential property market such as price range, stamp duty, regulations in various States in Australia, together with an insight about “hot spots” for residential properties currently in Australia.

Should you be interested about Australian property investment, this is the seminar you cannot afford to miss. Please register to secure your seat as per following:

Date: 15 March 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 1830 – registration. 1900 – Seminar start
Venue: HKU SPACE, 3/F Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese
Admission: Free.
Register Online: http://www.faaa.org.hk/investment-seminar-2018
RSVP: Please contact Shirley Mak at (852) 6082 1997 or shirley.mak@faaa.org.hk before 12 March
2018.

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Women of Wine Festival 2018

WOW – Women of Wine Festival 2018
80+ global wines by women | Inspirational seminars | Wine workshop
Celebrate the International Women’s Day – blending wine with inspiration, learning and networking, to enjoy a vibrant and festive evening, with internationally-acclaimed actress, film producer, director and UNICEF Ambassador Trudie Styler as the keynote speaker, and 20 of Hong Kong’s trendsetters, business leaders and cultural trailblazers.

Speakers include:
Dr Jennifer Cronin, President – Wharf Hotels Management Limited
Randy Lai, CEO – McDonald’s Hong Kong
Andrew Strachan, General Manager – Art Basel
Tricia Yap, Co-Founder – Warrior Academy & Director of Fitness – Goji Studios
Gina Wong, Film Director, Artist & Founder – Pineapple Underground Film Festival
Debra Meiburg MW – 1st Master of Wine in Asia, Founding Director -Meiburg Wine Media
And more…

Date: 1 March, 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00-9:30pm
Venue: The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, Central (historic landmark Murray Building, HK’s brand new 5-star hotel)
Ticket price: HK$450 (General admission) | HK$780 (Premium access) | HK$950 (Full package)

Click https://www.facebook.com/events/1802316963396968/ for event details.

Enjoy 15% ticket discount https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/women-of-wine-festival-2018-tickets-41991213851?discount=FAAA15.

【Women of Wine Festival 2018】
Women of Wine (WoW)美酒節返嚟喇!今年比舊年更盛大更豪華,除咗有試酒會外(超過80款!),更有無限量 Veuve Clicquot 香檳享用同免費Riedel酒杯贈送。

Women of Wine (WoW) Festival is back! We have a stunning venue, fresh line-up of speakers and amazing VIP this year! With 80+ wines to taste and FREE Veuve Clicquot offer, why not join us to toast International Women’s Day in inspirational style?

🕒 1 March 2018 (Thu) 6:00pm-9:30pm
📍The Murray (22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central 中環紅綿道22號,美利大廈原址)

↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓
〖精彩節目 HIGHLIGHTS〗
▶來自金融、科技、商貿、時裝等各界成功女性引導嘅啟發性研討會 Inspirational Seminars hosted by industry influencers from Hong Kong & Asia
▶由釀酒師同香港頂級葡萄酒導師舉辦嘅葡萄酒大師班 Wine education tasting workshops, hosted by Hong Kong’s top wine educators and visiting winemakers
▶特邀荷李活影星Trudie Styler主講 Hollywood star TRUDIE STYLER as our keynote speaker
▶免費享用Veuve Clicquot香檳FREEFLOW Veuve Clicquot Champagne
▶免費Riedel酒杯 (價值$170) FREE Riedel glass (worth HK$170)
▶品嚐超過80款由女性主理嘅葡萄酒Grand tasting of 80+ global wines by women
▶精美禮物包同大抽獎Lucky draw prizes

〖FAAA福利〗
只需輸入優惠碼「FAAA15」就立即有85折優惠!
15% off discount code for FAAA only: FAAA15

💰門票由港幣$450起Ticket prices from HK$450
▶立即買飛: http://bit.ly/2DKcHaS

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Joint Uni Alumni Christmas Happy Hour 2017

Joint Uni Alumni Christmas Happy Hour 2017
Date: 13 December 2017 (Wed)
Time: 7pm till late
Happy Hour Buy 1 Get 1 Free Till 9pm.

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Exclusive Offer to Dec 6 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship

Hello Aussies in Hong Kong!

#HappyWednesdayHK just got happier. On Dec 6, show you’re#teamAustralia and cheer on Aussie superstar jockey Hugh Bowman at Happy Valley Racecourse’s LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship. Heaps of delicious international eats and beers accompanied by live entertainment. Sign up here (https://goo.gl/Q5x2M4) for complimentary privileges now!

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Harvard Prominent Speaker Series 2017

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USQ AGM cum Mini Concert – Phoenix Rising

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Joint Uni German Bierfest 2017

Venue: Viewing Platform, Level 6, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Date: 21 October 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Happy Hour: 6:00pm – 7:00pm *Buy one glass of beer by Octopus at bar counter to redeem one additional glass of beer on the spot

Fee: HK$250 (includes a glass of beer and one Marco Polo German Bierfest beer mug)

RSVP: Click Here

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Australian Alumni Speaker Series 2017

Australian Alumni Speaker Series 2

 

Date: 13 September 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 18:30 registration/ 19:00 speech
Venue: Australian Consulate-General, 24/F, Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wanchai, HK
FREE of charge

RSVP: www.aass-drcronin.eventbrite.com
Enquiries: publicaffairshk@dfat.gov.au or call 2585 4481

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FAAA X CPA (Australia) Summer Swoon – Cocktail Party

CPA Australia and The Federation of Australian Alumni Associations Hong Kong are co-hosting a summer party for singles to meet and connect.

This party is all about enjoying some fun activities, meeting new people and making new friends. It will help you widen your circle of friends, restart your social life or establish a new social life.

You will get to mingle with singles in your age bracket, in common profession and with a mutual Australian background. Fun and easy games have been designed for everyone to get the conversations going and there will also be a nice little session where you will get to learn about the techniques, chemistry and recipes of cocktail making, some of you can even try making your own personalised cocktail on the night.

This event gives you the much-needed reason to leave the office on time so register today here below!

Online Register Now

A special offer to CPA Australia member: you may register one more friend to join this event with you!

Members and non-members are both welcome!

Date: Friday 15 September 2017
Time: 6.30pm -7:00pm (Registration) 7:00pm – 9:30pm (Games & cocktail)
Venue: Apinara
Address: Shop No.205, Level 2 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Fee: HK$250 (Member) HK$280 (Non-member) (Include two cocktail drinks)
Target participants: 25 single males and 25 single females
Dress code: Smart casual

Registration closes on Friday 8 September 2017.

Due to limited seating, registrations will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. Successful registrants will receive a confirmation email on or before 11 September 2017.

For further information, please contact Ms Annabella Liu on +852 2891 3312 or by email at hk@cpaaustralia.com.au

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CUA vs FAAA Bowling Party 2017 cum Canada’s 150th Birthday

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, Canadian University Association of Hong Kong (CUA) will be hosting this year’s CUA vs. FAAA bowling competition. CUA will also be sponsoring the event so prices have been reduced to $100 for competitors and $50 for guests!

Although this annual bowling competition is against the Federation of Australian Alumni Associations Hong Kong (FAAA), we welcome other organizations to join and celebrate with us.

If you’re up for the challenge, come and join us. This event brings out a lot of competition amongst those who attend. If you’re not competitive, come join us anyways for it promises to be lots of fun with snacks and drinks while you cheer on our Canadian team. Go go go!

Please register at: https://goo.gl/at3XNU

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