Barry Marshall
Gut Instinct: How an Australian Nobel Laureate is Helping Combat Stomach Cancer in China

Australian Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall famously ingested a concoction of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) to prove his hypothesis that the bacteria were a leading cause of gastric ulcers and cancer.

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Wang Gungwu Lecture

The Wang Gungwu lecture celebrates the substantial and longstanding contributions of Australia's diverse Chinese communities to Australian life. This year's speaker was Ming Long AM, the first woman of Chinese heritage to lead an ASX200 company and Chair of the Diversity Council of Australia.

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Friends of the Foundation Newsletter: January 2024

Welcome to the January 2024 issue of the Foundation's newsletter, where you can read more about the Foundation's grants, activities and events.

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Australian surf life savers head to Haikou, China

Australian surf lifesavers are world leaders in aquatic rescue. In 2023 a team travelled to Hainan to teach their skills to lifesavers from across China.

City of Darwin
What is it about Darwin?

The City of Darwin hosted the inaugural Darwin International Dragon Boat Festival in June 2023.

Friends of the Foundation Newsletter: October 2023
Friends of the Foundation Newsletter: October 2023

Welcome to the October 2023 issue of the Foundation's newsletter, where you can read more about the Foundation's grants, activities and events.

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2023-24 Grants Round

The National Foundation for Australia-China Relations is pleased to announce that the 2023-24 grants round is now open for applications. 

Public information sessions will be held online on 29 August (English) and 31 August (Mandarin).

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Opportunity: Join the Foundation's Student Ambassador Program

Are you a Chinese international student or a domestic university student with an interest in Australia-China relations? Are you passionate about engaging with the community, developing your leadership skills and growing your professional connections? Find out more about the Foundation’s first Student Ambassador Program, applications close Sunday 27 August.

Friends of the Foundation: Issue 4
Friends of the Foundation Newsletter: Issue 4

Welcome to issue four of our newsletter, where you can read more about the Foundation's grants, activities and events.

NAIDOC Week 'For Our Elders'
Celebrating NAIDOC Week in the Top End

This year’s NAIDOC week theme ‘For Our Elders’ recognises the important role Elders have played, and continue to play, in First Nations communities and families.

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Internship opportunity for Indigenous Australian University students

Are you interested in gaining experience in foreign policy and government related work. Are you excited by the prospect of working overseas during your career? Do you want to obtain practical skills to help your future career path?

Friends of the Foundation Newsletter: Issue 3
Friends of the Foundation Newsletter: Issue 3

Welcome to issue three of the Friends of the Foundation newsletter.