Can Brand Australia help you go Global?

Celebrated Australians discussed their journey to international success and whether their ‘Australianess’ helped them to gain recognition in their field. Does success in Australia translate to international success? What are the Australian attributes to be cherished and what should we downplay? This panel featured professional golfer and Chairman and CEO, Great White Shark Enterprises Greg Norman AO, Head of Agriculture, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Elizabeth O'Leary and David Mackay, Chairman Mcgrath Real Estate, Board Director Fortune Brands Home, Security Board and Keurig Green Mountain. The session was facilitated by Gold Walkley Award winning journalist and host of SBS Insight Jenny Brockie.

Held at the iconic Sydney Opera House on 14 September, The Advance Global Australian Summit and Awards celebrated international Australians who exhibit remarkable talent, exceptional vision and ambition. The Awards are the only of its kind to recognise the contributions of the one million Australians living abroad, and those who have returned home. More information at

For the 2015 Advance Global Australian Awards and Summit we were delighted to partner with Australia Channel, the international service of Sky News Australia designed to meet the needs of expats wanting the freshest news from home, and to highlight the benefits of Australia as a business, tourism and investment destination. More information at