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 [email protected] before 12 March

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/2018-australia-residential-property-investment-seminar/

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)

↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓
▶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

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

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/women-of-wine-festival-2018/

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.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/joint-uni-alumni-christmas-happy-hour-2017/

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!

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/exclusive-offer-to-dec-6-longines-international-jockeys-championship/

Harvard Prominent Speaker Series 2017

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/harvard-prominent-speaker-series-2017/

USQ AGM cum Mini Concert – Phoenix Rising

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/usq-agm-cum-mini-concert-phoenix-rising/

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

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/bierfest2017/

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: [email protected] or call 2585 4481

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/australian-alumni-speaker-series-2017/

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 [email protected]

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/faaa-cpa-australia-summer-swoon-cocktail-party/

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

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/cua-vs-faaa-bowling-party-2017-cum-canadas-150th-birthday/

FAAA AGM & Welcome Dinner to New Australian Consul-General

FAAA 22nd Annual Dinner cum Welcome Dinner to Ms Michaela Browning, Australian Consul-General to Hong Kong and Macau

Date: 9 September 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 6:30pm (registration) / 7:30 (dinner)
Venue: The Royal Garden Hotel, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, HK
Price: HK$580 (includes dinner & drinks)

Lucky Draw ?

RSVP by 1 September 2017

Payment method: To confirm your seat, please deposit to FAAA bank account at HSBC bank account 083-368860-002 and whatsapp/ email your receipt to us.

For enquiry, please contact Shirley Mak at +852 6082 1997 or email to [email protected]

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/faaa-agm-welcome-dinner-to-new-australian-consul-general/

Inter-Uni Badminton Competition 2017

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/inter-uni-badminton-competition-2017/

Skilled Migration to Australia – Strategies in the aftermath of 18 April 2017

FAAA has the honour to invite Mr Wilson Chan to give us an insight into the latest development of Australian Immigration and Taxation Laws. Wilson has been actively practising in the immigration profession in Australia for more than 20 years and specializes in complex cases including appeals and reviews. He is also a regular CPD presenter for fellow migration agents.
About the speaker:

  • Master of Business Administration – The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Fellow Member of the Migration Institute of Australia Ltd
  • Committee member of the QLD branch of the Migration Institute of Australia Ltd
  • 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 Qld (Qualified)


Date: 28 June 2017 (Wednesday) 7:00pm
Venue: HKU SPACE Room 315, 3/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, HK
Language: Cantonese
Admission: FREE (First-come-first-served) Seats are strictly limited. Light refreshment will be provided.
Please reserve on/before Wednesday, the 20th of June 2017.
For reservation or enquiry, please contact:
Ms Shirley Mak +852 6082 1997 or [email protected]

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/skilled-migration-to-australia-strategies-in-the-aftermath-of-18-april-2017/

Anzac Day Hong Kong Commemoration 25 April 2017

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/anzac-day-hong-kong-commemoration-25-april-2017/

Australian Alumni Speaker Series: Building lifelong partnerships with Australian alumni in Asia

Speaker: Mukund Narayanamurti – Chief Executive Officer, Asialink Business
Date: 20 April 2017
Time: 6:30pm Registration and cocktails
Venue: Australian Consulate-General Hong Kong
Address: 24/F Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wanchai
Price: Free for Australian Alumni (Limited places available)
RSVP: [email protected]

Mukund is leading Asialink Business’ mandate from the Australian Government (Department of Industry, Innovation and Science), the Myer Foundation and the University of Melbourne, to create an Asia capable workforce in Australia through the delivery of best in class capability development programs, research and information, and forums and events focused on Australia’s engagement with Asia.
He built his experience at KPMG facilitating investments between Australia and Asia in industries including energy and resources, banking, agribusiness and information technology. His countries of focus have included India, China, Singapore and South Korea. He also has a deep knowledge of working with government and has helped facilitate a range of engagement strategies and interactions with Asia for state and federal government departments in Australia.
Mukund received his MBA from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has also completed a Masters of International Tax from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Deakin University.
He was awarded Deakin University’s “Alumni of the Year” award in 2011 and an Australian Leadership Award from the Australian Davos Connection in 2012. He was also named a New Colombo Plan (NCP) Business Champion in 2016 by the Minister for Foreign Affairs the Hon. Julie Bishop MP.


Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/australian-alumni-speaker-series-building-lifelong-partnerships-with-australian-alumni-in-asia/

Consul-General Appointed


Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, has announced the appointment of Ms Michaela Browning as Australia’s next Consul-General in Hong Kong.

Australia and Hong Kong enjoy a warm bilateral relationship built on strong people-to-people connections and deep economic ties. Around 100,000 Australians live in Hong Kong, and approximately 96,000 people from Hong Kong live in Australia. Over 400 Australian undergraduate students have been funded to study and undertake internships in Hong Kong under the New Colombo Plan.

Hong Kong is a valued partner in APEC, the World Trade Organization and other multilateral organisations. Hong Kong is also Australia’s leading business base in East Asia, and more than 600 Australian businesses have offices in the city. In 2015, total two-way trade was HK$91.3 billion.

Ms Browning is a senior career public servant and was most recently Head of Investment, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade). She has held a range of senior positions including Head of Established Markets and Special Adviser to the CEO on Strategy and China (Austrade) and Senior Adviser to the then Defence and Foreign Ministers. Ms Browning was also a Trade Negotiator at the Doha Development Round and for the free trade agreements Australia negotiated with the USA and Singapore. She has previously served overseas in Thailand and Singapore.

Ms Browning holds a Masters in Foreign Affairs & Trade and a Bachelor of Economics with Honours, both from Monash University.





澳洲外交部部長畢曉普女士任命彭朗寧女士(Michaela Browning)為新任駐香港總領事。

澳洲與香港有緊密的雙邊關係,以深厚的經濟貿易聯繫和兩地人民之間的廣泛交流為基礎。約有10萬名澳洲人在香港居住,而香港人在澳洲居住的人數約有96,000。另外, 有超過四百名澳洲大學生透過「新科倫坡計劃」來港進修或實習。


彭朗寧女士是一位資深的高級公務員。來港之前, 她出任澳洲商務及投資署的投資部總監。過往她曾擔任一系列高級職位,包括: 澳洲商務署完善市場部的總監、及該署首席執行官就策略和中國方面的特别顧問,以及國防及外交部長的高級顧問。彭女士也曾經出任多哈回合和多個自由貿易協議的談判代表,代表澳洲與美國和新加坡達成的自由貿易協定。她曾派駐泰國和新加坡工作。




The Australian Consulate-General Hong Kong:
Mr Gavin McDougall Tel: (852) 2585 4418 or 6473 8885
Ms Simmy Lam Tel: (852) 2585 4482 or 9211 8937
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.hongkong.china.embassy.gov.au

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/consul-general-appointed/

FAAA Singing Contest 2017

Date: 29th April, 2017
Time: 2pm – 6pm
Venue: SPARK Bar & Restaurant
Address: 4/F, LKF 29, 29 Wyndham Street, Central, HK, 000 Central District,

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/faaa-singing-contest-2017/

UON Hong Kong Alumni Chapter celebratory publication and invitation to AGM

The Office of Alumni and Philanthropy and the UON Hong Kong Alumni Chapter are delighted to share with you a pictorial publication celebrating the University’s 50th anniversary and the continuing wonderful activities of the vibrant Hong Kong Chapter, UON Hong Kong Alumni Chapter celebrates 50 years.

We invite all alumni based in Hong Kong to join us for our upcoming of AGM of the Hong Kong Alumni Chapter where we will also share more about the Chapter and our plans and activities in the year ahead.

Date:          24 February 2017
Venue:       The PolyU Staff Club, 5/F., Communal Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Cost:          HKD300, for Spring Dinner (Western Cuisine)
RSVP:        Email [email protected] to register for this event

We hope you enjoy this publication and can join us for the AGM.
Kind Regards,
UON Alumni Team
[email protected]

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/uon-hong-kong-alumni-chapter-celebratory-publication-and-invitation-to-agm/

UNSW HK Alumni Xmas Drinks

Dear UNSW Alumnus,

Following our successful alumni drinks held in October, we are holding another event in the spirit of Christmas. It is with great delight that we announce the 2016 HK UNSW Alumni Chapter Christmas Drinks.

With over 6000+ UNSW alumni in this dynamic metropolis from a myriad of industries, what better way than to spend the evening mingling and networking with this diverse group of people? Catch up with old friends or meet new ones, you never know what the evening will bring.

So spread the word and invite your UNSW alumnus peers and enjoy a relaxed evening over a few drinks. Partners are also welcome, more the merrier!

<<<<<<<<<< EVENT DETAILS >>>>>>>>>>

Date: Wednesday 14th December 2016
Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Location: Armani/Aqua Restaurant (2/F, Landmark Chater (Chater House), 8 Connaught Road, Central)
Drinks deal: $75 (+10% service) for all standard drinks
Prizes: Special Christmas raffle + lucky door prize!

<<<<<<<<<<<<<< RSVP >>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Email the following details to [email protected]

* Your Full Name
* Contact Number
* Company
* Job Title
* UNSW Student ID
* UNSW School of Study

* Partner’s Full Name
* Contact Number
* Company
* Job Title
* UNSW Student ID (if applicable)
* UNSW School of Study (if applicable)

Hope to see you there!

Permanent link to this article: https://www.faaa.org.hk/unsw-hk-alumni-xmas-drinks/

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