Welcome to The American Chamber of Commerce

April Palmerlee CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce Australia

AmCham’s aim is to be a critical hub offering connections and access to opportunity. AmCham gives members exclusive access to thought leadership, communities of interest, policy advice, business advocacy, information, and relationships with business and government. We are the hub providing members with a competitive advantage to grow their businesses efficiently and intelligently.

Our roots are in America, but today we serve the business community across Australia and the entire Asia-Pacific region. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Perth, AmCham is Australia’s largest and most prestigious international business organisation. We provide assistance to U.S. and Australian companies and we promote trade, commerce and investment to and from Australia.

Get to know AmCham and see how we can help you grow your business!

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May 2, SydneyBusiness Briefing with Michael Cameron, CEO of SuncorpMichael Cameron was appointed CEO & Managing Director of Suncorp in October 2015. He was a non-executive director from April 2012 to September 2015. He was previously CEO & Managing Director of The GPT Group (2009 – 2015), Chief Financial Officer at St George Bank from mid-2007 until the sale to Westpac Banking Corporation in 2008, Group Chief Financial Officer of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, then Group Executive of their Retail Bank Division.More Information020130
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May 15, MELBOURNEPanel Briefing - Managing Reputation in 2019Is your organisation proactive when it comes to managing its reputation?  Join panellists Anna Whitlam, Managing Director, Anna Whitlam People; John Sartori , Partner, Ashurst and Shelly Lowe , Vice President, Global Markets, IBM Australia & New Zealand as they discuss new threats, new thinking and new opportunities.More Information030097
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April 30, PerthWhy the new Modern Slavery laws will impact your BusinessAustralia's new Modern Slavery legislation will leave few businesses and organisations untouched, and the time to start preparations is now. Join AmCham to hear from Jenn Morris, CEO, Walk Free Foundation; Mark Andrich, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Platform ; and Fiona Lawrie, Sustainability and Indigenous Affairs Manager, Wesfarmers. Together they will explore how the new Modern Slavery Act will affect your business.More Information060063
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April 30, Brisbane CityRevealing Queensland's Economic Drivers of GrowthThe strength of Queensland's economy now rivals some of the world’s biggest nations, but there are big challenges now and on the horizon that threaten the progress that has been made and the great state Queensland has become. How can we lift productivity in a way that sustains economic growth, improves living standards and balances the natural environment? How can business, government and communities come together to shape a future that will further unlock prosperity for all Queenslanders? What can we do individually, as communities and as a state to put Queensland out in front?More Information040045
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May 24, AdelaideInfrastructure: Driving Business and Accelerating GrowthDoes SA have the infrastructure – ports, roads, broadband access, and more….. to help business thrive? Our leaders are promising new growth and jobs through industries such as space and defence, and skilled migration to deliver on projects. Are the supports in place to deliver long-term economic goals - without compromising quality of life?More Information050024

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Posted on 29/03/2019

View Speech by Robyn Denholm, Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy of Telstra, Chairman of T

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Notes for an address by Robyn Denholm to American Chamber of Commerce in Australia 27th March 2019

 

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Posted on 19/03/2019

The Role of Leadership in A Digital and Post-Royal Commission World.

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Marnie Baker, CEO of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, spoke to AmCham in Sydney in March 2019 about her perspective on the role of leadership in a digital and post-Royal Commission world. The Bank’s shared value strategy has seen it remain one of Australia

 

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Posted on 11/03/2019

Your Money: Ticky Fullerton speaks with AmCham CEO April Palmerlee

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How will the trade war affect our economy? Will President Trump’s actions negatively impact Australia? Ticky Fullerton speaks with AmCham CEO April Palmerlee on Your Money.

 

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