Upcoming Events


Melbourne: Forum - ChAFTA

28 April 2015

Level 5, International Chamber House, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Forum: China-Australia Free Trade Agreement 
Date:    Tuesday 28 April 2015
Time:    3.15pm for 3.30pm - 5.30pm 

Venue:  Theatrette, Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 

Cost:    $95 Members and $145 Non-Members 


Inquiries: Please call (03) 9027 5606 

ACBC Victoria is pleased to invite you to an outstanding forum on the implications and benefits of the recently negotiated China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). 

The keynote speaker for this event is Mr Graham Fletcher, First Assistant Secretary for the Free Trade Agreement Department at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. As one of the principal architects of the ChAFTA, this event will provide unparalleled insight into the scope and span of the agreement and give your organisation invaluable information as to how best to maximise the many opportunities that will present themselves, now and into the future. 

Other expert panelists, who will afford alternative perspectives on the ChAFTA and its implications include:
  • The Hon John Brumby, National President ACBC
  • Mr David Olsson, Lawyer and China Practice Consultant, King & Wood Mallesons
  • Mr Robin Chambers AO, Senior Partner, Chambers & Company International Lawyers
  • Mr Kip Hanna, Head of Super Regional Business Development, Global Commercial Banking ANZ
  • Mr  Michael Clifton, Country Manager for China, Austrade
  • Mr Jason Chang, President ACBC Victoria 
  • MC - The Hon Ken Smith   
Following the keynote address, panel discussion and Q&A, there will be networking opportunities and light refreshments served. 

Places are limited, please book early! Members will receive priority consideration.