The number of large storage facilities currently in planning is soaring. The market for home battery storage is also expected to grow in 2020. By…
The hospitality and tourism sector have undoubtedly been among the hardest hit during the pandemic. In September, during the second lockdown and Stage 4 restrictions that we are still experiencing in Melbourne, we spoke with one of the German-Australian Chamber’s new members, The Hof Group. Philipp Hockenberger is the brand manager at the Hof Group, which includes Hofbrauhaus in Melbourne’s CBD.
Global trade and investment rely on cross-border movement of goods and people for work purposes. Especially the cross-border exchanges of people for trade and investment is currently heavily restricted in Australia. In turn, the restrictions hurt the German-Australian business community.
This week, we spoke with Simone Whetton from Colin Biggers & Paisley. Simone has been a member of the board since 2015, and chairs our Policy Advisory Committee.
Join us as we talk about the value of the office, mental health, civic duty, and German dialects!
In the latest episode of our ‘Meet the Board’ series, we spoke with Rebecca Lee, Managing Director at Merck Life Science. Rebecca has worked for German companies and subsidiaries for many years and knows a thing or two about differences in work culture. If you want to know more about Rebecca’s leadership philosophy, the triple bottom line, networking with peers and Rebecca’s taste for an infamous tropical fruit, have a listen!
Last week, we spoke with our vice-chairman of the board, Rolf Drohn. Rolf has been part of the German business community for over two decades and is a long-time supporter of the German-Australian Chamber. In this podcast episode, we covered quite a bit, from the value of collaboration and contribution to gender equality, ghost choirs and more.
Demand for electricity is remaining constant in the long term. However, solar energy is becoming more competitive and is likely to significantly increase its share in the electricity grid.
In this new podcast series, we are introducing the board members of the German-Australian Chamber, who not only help us realise our vision and mission but pack a punch as far as their knowledge and experience are concerned.
Be part of the change with our Innovation and Start-Up Committee. The German-Australian Chamber deepens its commitment to driving innovation and change within the German-Australian business community. We, therefore, invite our members to take part in this exciting initiative. Participation is exclusive for members of the German-Australian Chamber.
On 16 July, the Australian Government has announced a major new program to improve skills by retraining and upskilling workers. The value of the program is up to $2.5 billion if the States and Territories match the Commonwealth government funding.