Australia Day Lunch - SOLD OUT

Announcing keynote speaker Kerry O'Brien

Australia Day Lunch - SOLD OUT

Announcing keynote speaker Kerry O'Brien

Update - Friday, 24 January at 11:15am: Australia Day Lunch has now sold out. Please email bookings@austcham.com.hk to be added to the waitlist. 

He’s interviewed everyone from Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to President Nelson Mandela – and every Australian Prime Minister in recent memory.  We are delighted to welcome award-winning Australian journalist and author, Kerry O'Brien to share his reflections on an extraordinary career.

Kerry O’Brien is one of Australia’s most distinguished and respected journalists with six Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism including the Gold Walkley, and the Walkley for Outstanding Leadership. Other industry awards include a Logie for public affairs coverage. He has interviewed many world leaders including Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair, as well as many influential figures in the arts, science and business. For 20 years he was also the face of the ABC’s election night coverage.

We are pleased to welcome Kerry as keynote speaker at our very special 2020 Australia Day Luncheon. This is a terrific opportunity for Australia’s largest international business chamber to hear directly from Kerry who has played a key role in covering key Australian events over the decades.

Get your tickets now - this event is sure to sell out. 

Date: Friday, 7 February 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 2:30pm followed by cocktails at the Lobster Bar at the Island Shangri-la Hotel - clear your diaries for a long lunch!
Venue: Island Shangri-La Hotel, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central, Hong Kong SAR

Cost:
Individual tickets: Member $990 | Non-Member $1,525
Member table of ten: HK$9,900
Corporate tables of ten including:
- Your logo on the table
- Your logo included on a special banner at the event
- Logo presence on screen during the event
- Group photograph of your guests on the day
- You may place marketing material or gifts on seats at your table only
Corporate table of ten: Member HK$11,400 | Non-Member HK$17,500
AustChamYoung Executives (membership category): HK$890 per ticket 

Sponsors

Co-sponsor
ANZ
ANZ
CK Infrastructure
CK Infrastructure

Supporting
The HUB Hong Kong
The HUB Hong Kong

Date:

Fri, February 07, 2020


Time:

12:00 PM - 02:30 PM

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Location:

Island Shangri-la Hotel, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central Hong Kong SAR




Fees:

Member: $990.00

Non-Member: $1,525.00

Member table of ten: $9,900.00

Corporate table of ten (Members): $11,400.00

Corporate table of ten (Non-member): $17,500.00


SPEAKER(S)

Kerry O'Brien
Award-winning Australian journalist & author

Kerry O’Brien is one of Australia’s most distinguished and respected journalists with six Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism including the Gold Walkley, and the Walkley for Outstanding Leadership. Other industry awards include a Logie for public affairs coverage.

He has been a journalist for 49 years covering print, television and wire service, as a reporter, feature writer, columnist and foreign correspondent. He has specialised in national politics for the ABC, as well as the Ten and Seven networks, and was press secretary to Labor leader Gough Whitlam.

For ABC-TV he was the editor, presenter and interviewer for the 7.30 Report over 15 years, the presenter and interviewer at Four Corners for five years and at Lateline for six years. He has interviewed many world leaders including Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair, as well as many influential figures in the arts, science and business. For 20 years he was also the face of the ABC’s election night coverage.

Kerry’s acclaimed four-part interview series with former Prime Minister Paul Keating was broadcast on the ABC in 2013, and his book expanding on those conversations was published in 2015.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be sent in writing to bookings@austcham.com.hk on or before 24 January 2020 in order to receive a partial refund (minus the bank/credit card fee). Cancellations received after this date are non-refundable. Please contact cancellation@austcham.com.hk for more details. No shows will be charged.

For any further assistance please contact bookings@austcham.com.hk