Category: News

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Round One Hamer Scholarships announced

The Victorian government has announced the 11 winners of its inaugural Hamer Scholarships – allowing up to 50 Victorians a year to study Chinese language in Jiangsu province, Victoria’s sister state. The scholarships are valued at up to $10,000 and are targeted at people working or studying in industries/fields relevant to China. Applications for round two scholarships, close on August 26.

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Aussie Ball 2012: Child’s Play

AustCham Shanghai has announced the theme for its 2012 Great Australian Ball XVII: ‘Once Upon a Time….Memories of Childhood’ in which revellers will be invited to dress up in all things relating to child’s play.

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Victoria and China: An enduring and growing relationship

Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu has launched Australia China Business Week in Melbourne with a speech outlining the state’s plans to enhance trade opportunities with China and suggesting that in years to come, China will be as much a part of the lives of Victorians, as football.

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Victoria to invest $8M in tourism marketing in China

The Victorian government will invest A$8 million towards a tourism marketing campaign in China as part of a strategy to increase Chinese overnight visitor expenditure to A$18.2 billion in Gross State Product over the next 10 years, the state’s premier has told a business delegation in Melbourne.

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AustCham Shanghai’s Kate Pollitt heads to Allied Pickfords

After five years as the Executive Director for AustCham Shanghai, and steering the Chamber to  double its membership base in that time to 435 members, Kate Pollitt is moving into the new role of Marketing and Business Manager, China with Allied Pickfords.