Articles

Fri
28
Apr 2017
Fri, 28 Apr 2017
During US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Australia last weekend, he met with chief executives of Westfield, Macquarie Group, Lendlease and Austal. After the meeting Pence said, “Rest assured, our tax reform will make the strongest economy in the world stronger still, and it will benefit the American people, American workers, and it will benefit the economy of Australia.”
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Fri
28
Apr 2017
Fri, 28 Apr 2017
From 1 July 2017, screening requirements for air cargo to the United States (US) will change. These requirements have been imposed on airlines by the US Government. The Australian Government is working with businesses to help them comply with the US requirements, ensure readiness and reduce red tape while enabling a smooth transition. Please click here to read the full announcement from the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.
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Thu
27
Apr 2017
Thu, 27 Apr 2017

Creating Diversity

Article by Robbert Rietbroek
AmCham Premium member PepsiCo is putting in the effort to empower and inspire its employees. This effort is displayed in flexible working arrangements and company partnerships with extra initiatives such as Taste of Harmony and International Women’s day. The CEO of PepsiCo ANZ and an AmCham Director, Robbert Rietbroek, said the company is encouraging people “to build their work life around their personal needs.”
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Mon
24
Apr 2017
Mon, 24 Apr 2017
On this episode of AmCham's 'How Business Really Works' podcast we discuss the high cost of low performance with our guest Mark Langley, President and CEO, Project Management Institute (PMI).
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Video & Audio

Tue
18
Apr 2017
Tue, 18 Apr 2017

CEO Message April 2017

Article by Niels Marquardt
The April 2017 message from AmCham CEO Niels Marquardt. This month Niels talks about: US Embassy Trade Missions to Adelaide and Perth AmCham-USSC FDI Study Canberra and Washington Doorknocks Trade Missions
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Thu
30
Mar 2017
Thu, 30 Mar 2017
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says tourism operators in Queensland's north do not want any more flights into Cairns. "Our state is booming in the area of tourism," Ms Palaszczuk said. "It's quite ironic that when I travel up to Cairns I have people saying to me, through our aviation attraction fund, 'don't send us any more flights at the moment, we actually need more product, we need more hotels built'." Ms Palaszczuk made the comments while addressing an American Chamber of Commerce in Australia breakfast on Friday.
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Mon
20
Mar 2017
Mon, 20 Mar 2017

CEO Message March 2017

Article by Niels Marquardt
The March 2017 message from AmCham CEO Niels Marquardt. This month Niels talks about: Investment climate in Australia and AmCham-USSC FDI Study Canberra and Washington Doorknocks Trade Missions
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