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9. Member Benefit
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ADVANCE TURNS 10
 
Advance has been working at the intersection of ideas and people for a number of years, and 2012 marks out 10th anniversary. We started over a dinner table conversation and have become a global force of connections, energy and opportunities for the one million strong Australian expatriate community. [More...]



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ADVANCE TV IS LIVE!

SamandLou.jpgAdvance TV is our new interactive media channel. Advance TV offers regular global video conferences, webinars and real-time web-based interviews. Get inspired by the rock stars of Australian innovation and receive valuable advice from the quiet achievers who are defining the world we live in tomorrow.

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ADVANCE INNOVATION IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Following its successful launch in Sydney and Melbourne last year, the Advance Innovation program moves up a gear! Interested startups are invited to attend Advance Pitch Workshops in Sydney and Melbourne in late February. Chosen companies will then have a chance to be mentored by some of Australia’s most successful overseas-based entrepreneurs ahead of the Advance Innovation Summit in May. Follow us on Twitter/Facebook to keep up to date with all of the latest information.


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ADVANCE FRANCE GETS SOCIAL
  
Is social media a fad, to be feared or the future? Seven experts working with social media across different domains addressed the theme at Advance’s annual speaker event in Paris, in the presence of outgoing Australian Ambassador to France, David Ritchie. [More...]
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AUSTRALIA IN THE ASIAN CENTURY WHITE PAPER - ADVANCE MEMBER CONSULTATION

Public submissions to the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper are now open! As part of the announcement, the White Paper Advisory Panel last month released an issues paper identifying broad issues and questions to encourage debate about how Asia’s rise is changing the world in which we live.
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WHAT'S HOT - KARMAWELL

karmawell.jpgKarmaWell turns daily shopping into cash for nonprofits, and we are excited to share their innovative fundraising program. You already shop online, now make it count for something! Click on the link below and then just shop over 700 awesome retailers and automatically earn cash supporting your favorite cause, including Advance! It’s safe, it’s easy and it’s free!

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WASHINGTON DC ART EXHIBITION - ARE WE THERE YET?
 
AreWeThereYet.jpg Salty snacks and space travel...with some biting wit is  what artistic duo Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro will  serve up to US audiences this winter. From December 3,  2011 to March 11, 2012, the Corcoran Gallery of Art,  Washington DC will present
Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro:  Are We There Yet? [More...] 

Meet this month's Roaming Writer - Justine Topfer

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 JOBS BOARD
 
Have you had a chance to view this month’s postings? There are opportunities listed in London, NSW and Melbourne:
 
 
 
 
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MEMBER BENEFIT


kellslogo.jpgWith over 20 years experience as an Organisational Effectiveness Consultant, Charlotte Kells, from Kells Associates, has helped clients improve business results through organisational development, leadership coaching, strategic planning, team facilitation / problem solving, and custom training. She and her seasoned colleagues can help you with the challenges you are facing now! [More...] 
 
Advance members will receive a one hour free consultation and a 15% discount on your first consulting engagement. To take advantage of this offer email ckells@kellsassociates.com
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THE BUZZ
 
Our snapshot of Australian stories around the globe.
 
www.ipitch.com.au - Innovative Australian entrepreneurs have a new opportunity to showcase their startups in the international arena, thanks to 50 for the Future.
 
www.economist.com - Immigrant networks are a rare bright spark in the world economy. Rich countrues should welcome them. 

Drug Test
www.newyorker.com - Can one self-made woman reform health care for India, and the world?

UPCOMING
EVENTS
 
Chennai

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Hong Kong
Thu 19 January
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Paris
Thu 26 January
Australia Day Event

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San Francisco
Thu 12 January
Wed 18 January
 
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