The Foundation’s programs and grants are supporting practical cooperation in a wide range of fields across greater China and Australia.  

The grants support a range of activities including: 

  • cooperation on emissions technologies,  
  • strengthening engagement in the health and ageing sectors,  
  • cultural and scientific exchange
  • building business capability and resilience, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) 
  • activities which celebrate Australia’s diverse communities 
  • People-to-people links
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Grant highlights 

  • An interactive online program for paediatric health professionals in rural China presented by Sydney Children’s Hospitals’ specialists in newborn care, behaviour and development, medical   systems and adolescent medicine 

  • Establishment of a platform for collaboration between Australian and Chinese experts and businesses on emerging low emissions technologies - Australian National University 

  • A bi-lingual mental well-being app developed to support Chinese international students’ mental health and study experience - University of Sydney 

  • Support for the establishment of the Chinese Museum of Australia in Haymarket Sydney in the development of its inaugural exhibition celebrating the contributions of Chinese Australians to Australia 

  • A program for 400 Chinese international and Australian students working together in teams to deliver real-world business consulting projects under the guidance of private sector mentors (Intersective Pty. Ltd)

  • A China Digital Economy Academy to build capability of SMEs to understand and engage with China’s digital economy – AsiaLink 

  • Youth dialogue on Australia-China engagement through the Australia-China Youth Dialogue and Australia-China Youth Association 

  • A collaboration between the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Hong Kong’s Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts and large-scale light project company Electric Canvas to present Australian Visions 

  • Under the Sky, a two-year program of new theatrical works, performed in Australia and China through collaboration with Chinese and Australian performers - Finucane & Smith 

News about grant recipient projects will be featured here as they take place.