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Welcome to issue three of the Friends of the Foundation newsletter.
The Wang Gungwu Lecture celebrates the substantial and longstanding contributions of Australia’s diverse Chinese communities to Australian life.
Foreign Minister Penny Wong delivered remarks for the Wang Gungwu Lecture 2023
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese delivered a Lunar New Year message, wishing everyone a happy, safe and prosperous year ahead.
Welcome to issue two of the Friends of the Foundation newsletter.
Australia China Stories presents 50 vignettes from individuals who form part of the rich fabric of the Australia-China relationship since the establishment of official ties between Australia and the People’s Republic of China.
Dr John Yu was the inaugural keynote speaker at the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations' flagship event, the Wang Gungwu Lecture 2022.
Born in China, Dr John Yu was smuggled out of Nanking as a two-year-old, shortly before the city fell to Japanese forces. With his mother and sister, he immigrated to Australia as a refugee, joining relatives that had lived in Australia since the Victorian Gold Rush.
Fabrics of Multicultural Australia (FOMA) is an initiative of Gandhi Creations and showcases Australia’s diverse creative sectors.
Zhou Xiaoping is a Melbourne-based artist and curator, born and educated in China. Since 1988 he has been actively engaged with Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land and the Kimberley.
The Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA) is a community of young Australians and Chinese interested in promoting cross-cultural understanding and developing lasting friendships. The National Foundation for Australia-China Relations supported ACYA's flagship event, the Australia-China Emerging Leaders Summit (ACELS) as part of the 2021-22 grant round.
Cathy Chong AM is an advocate for the Chinese community in South Australia. She is President of the Chinese Welfare Services of SA and had a long career as a nurse working in emergency medicine. In 2022, Cathy was honoured for her significant service to multiculturalism in South Australia and to the community.