Forthcoming Events

AJBC will hold an event early in the New Year 2023 at the residence of the Japanese Consul-General in Perth featuring senior diplomats, politicians and business people presenting on emerging trends in the Australia-Japan trading alliance and cultural relationship between the countries. More information will be provided in due course.

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AJBC Executive Committee members were privileged and honoured to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on his recent Perth visit.

When Prime Minister Kishida visited Perth in late October, the Australia Japan Business Council of WA (AJBC) was delighted that two of its executives were invited to privately meet with him.   Ms Mayumi Laughton-Smith, AJBC Deputy Chair, was one of only 13 guests to meet with the Prime Minister at a dinner function hosted […]

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A full house for the AJBC-WA ’s networking event “Broome’s Pearling Past and Future” hosted by Linneys Pearls.

The Australia Japan Business Council (WA) Inc. teamed up with Linneys’ Pearls to acknowledge the longstanding beneficial relationship that the Japanese community has forged with Broome and the broader Kimberley region.   In the delightful New York style loft showroom that is Linneys’ King Street premises, AJBC Chair Richard Sandover presented guest speaker the Hon. […]

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AJBCWA October Networking Event: Broome’s Pearling Past and Future

Join the Australia Japan Business Council (WA) at our October Networking Event ‘Broome’s Pearling Past and Future’, proudly supported by Linneys. Featuring special guests Hon. Alannah MacTiernan MLC, Minister for Regional Development, Justin Linney, Creative Director of Linneys and the Japanese Consulate General of Japan in Perth and showcasing abalone from Rare Foods Australia and […]

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Vale ABE SHINZO san

Australia Japan Business Council, our members and greater community are appalled and deeply saddened by the brutal killing today of former Prime Minister of Japan and global world leader, Abe Shinzo. Abe san was a great friend of Australia.   We, in Western Australia, well remember his visit as Prime Minister of Japan in 2014 to […]

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Western Australia welcomes the Australia-Japan Business Council State Chapter

Western Australia welcomes the Australia-Japan Business Council (WA) Inc. AJBC-WA supports Western Australian enterprises build stronger bilateral ties with Japanese businesses by supporting trade, investment and cultural opportunities. The launch of the Australia Japan Business Council (AJBC-WA) was warmly hosted by His Excellency Governor Beazley at Government House on the evening of Wednesday 23 March. […]

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Australian Japan Business Council Launch – Speech

Good evening. My name is Richard Sandover.  I am current chair of Australia Japan Business Council. Governor Beazley, Ambassador Yamagami, Consul-General Suzuki, Deputy Premier Roger Cook, other distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for attending the launch of the Australia Japan Business Council. Governor Beazley, thank you for your generous words.  AJBC acknowledges your […]

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