Australia China Stories
13 Nov 2022
Australia China Stories 澳中故事

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.

Spotlight Series: Dr John Yu AC
3 Nov 2022
Spotlight Series: Dr John Yu AC

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.

Spotlight Series: Fabrics of Multicultural Australia
3 Nov 2022
Spotlight Series: Fabrics of Multicultural Australia

Fabrics of Multicultural Australia (FOMA) is an initiative of Gandhi Creations and showcases Australia’s diverse creative sectors.

Spotlight Series: Zhou Xiaoping
3 Nov 2022
Spotlight Series: Zhou Xiaoping

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.

Spotlight Series: ACYA Australia-China Emerging Leaders Summit
3 Nov 2022
Spotlight Series: ACYA Australia-China Emerging Leaders Summit

The Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA) is a community of young Australians and Chinese interested in promoting cross-cultural understanding and developing lasting friendships.

Spotlight Series: Auntie Cathy
2 Nov 2022
Spotlight Series: Auntie Cathy

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.

Sydney Children's Health Program
1 Nov 2022
Australian ‘life-changing’ program on kids health reaches regional China

Dermatologist Dr Li-Chuen Wong has treated countless skin conditions in kids.

By her own account, there’s not much she hasn’t seen. “You don’t get those insights unless you’ve actually treated hundreds and hundreds of patients,” says Dr Wong.

But the young patients at her Sydney clinic aren’t the only ones benefiting from her experience.

Friends of the Foundation newsletter
1 Nov 2022
Friends of the Foundation Newsletter: Issue 1

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

Spotlight Series: OzAsia Festival 2021
27 Oct 2022
Spotlight Series: OzAsia Festival 2021

The OzAsia Festival is an Asia-focused arts festival in Adelaide, SA, that runs for two weeks in October - November. In 2021 the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations supported the presentation of three new artistic commissions featuring Chinese Australian artists and stories, together with Australia-China creative collaboration and exchange.

Spotlight Series: Australian International Sports Organisation
27 Oct 2022
Spotlight Series: Australian International Sports Organisation

The Australian International Sports Organisation (AISO) ran a series of four sports programs to promote engagement between Chinese-speaking international students and Australia's diverse communities. Participants learned basic skills in hockey, soccer, netball, AFL and rugby to name a few. This initiative was supported by the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations as part of the 2021-22 grants round.

Spotlight Seres: Hurstville Museum & Gallery
27 Oct 2022
Spotlight Series: Hurstville Museum and Gallery’s ‘Our Journeys | Our Stories’ exhibition

The Hurstville Museum and Gallery's exhibition 'Our Journeys | Our Stories' was on display from April - July 2022. The exhibition documented the migration and historic contribution of Chinese Australians to the Georges River area in Sydney and displayed artworks by leading Chinese Australian artists. This exhibition was supported by the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations as part of the 2021-22 grants round.

Seaweed in tubes
26 Oct 2022
Australian and Chinese researchers team up to fight plastic pollution with seaweed

Dr Jianhua Zhang loves seaweed, and not just as something to eat.

The researcher from Melbourne’s Victoria University believes it could be harnessed to replace one of the biggest contributors to waste in our oceans: plastic packaging.