May 30 & June 1 Sydney-Guangzhou 30 Years Celebrating Review

Sydney and Guangzhou recently celebrated their 30 year sister-city relationship in Guangzhou from May 30 to June 1. The City of Sydney and the Guangzhou Municipal Government hosted an Opening Cocktail Reception on the night of the 30th with speeches delivered from each respective head of government and Sydney Symphony Orchestra performance which followed afterwards. A business summit on the 1st of June was held with ACBC, CCPIT and AustCham members attending to discuss about key issues surrounding the “Green,  Global and Connected” theme.


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Ms.Clover Moore, Mayor of Sydney and Mr. Chen Jianhua, Former Mayor of Guangzhou, made welcomed all important guests to the opening ceremony of the 30 year sister-city relationship.

悉尼市市长Ms.Clover Moore女士以及广州市前市长陈建华先生向现场嘉宾致以亲切问候,并分别为开幕晚会致辞。

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The audience was dazzled by the combined performance of The Sydney Symphony Orchestra and violinist from Xinghai Conservatory of Music. The musicians were met with standing ovation as the musical performance came to a finale.


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Sydney – Guangzhou Business Summit was successfully held in Guangzhou on June 1 with the themes “Green,  Global and Connected” .

“绿色. 全球. 连通”悉尼 – 广州商务峰会在6月1日于广州成功举办。

Photos of the Business Summit speeches and guests can be found below:


Prof. Natalie Stoianoff – Faculty of Laws University of Technology, Sydney

娜塔莉教授 – 悉尼科技大学法律系教授


Mr. Chen Qiuyan – President CCPIT Guangdong

陈秋彦先生 – 广东省国际贸易促进委员会主席


Dr. Jim Harrowell AM – President Australia China Business Council NSW

贺乐为博士 – 澳大利亚中国工商业委员会新南威尔士州分会主席


Mr. Cai Chaolin – Vice Mayor of Guangzhou City

蔡朝林先生 – 广州市副市长


Ms. Clover Moore – Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney

克洛弗·摩雅女士 – 澳大利亚悉尼市市长


Ms. Cher Jones – Trade and Investment Commissioner – South China and Hong Kong, New South Wales Government

王家娉女士 – 澳大利亚新南威尔士州政府贸易与投资办事处华南,香港及台湾高级代表


Mr. Andrew Whitford – Regional Head of Greater China, Westpac Banking Corporation

魏安德先生 – 澳大利亚西太平洋银行有限公司大中华区总裁


Ms. Anna Lin – Trade Commissoner, Austrade Guangzhou Commercial Consul, Australian Consulate-General Guangzhou

林英华女士 – 澳大利亚驻广州总领事馆商务领事,澳大利亚贸易委员会广州商务专员


Mr. Tim Hogan-Doran – Partner, ShineWing Australia (Second from the left)

何道伦先生 – 信永中和澳大利亚会计师事务所税务合伙人(左二)


Ms. Andrea Myles – China Australia Millennial Project

麦舒兰 – 中澳千禧计划


Mr. Chris Lethbridge – Executive Officer Australia China Business Council

Ms. Kristen Huang, Mr. Chuan Chen, Ms. Grace Wang – China Australia Chamber of Commerce – South China Staff

克里斯·莱斯布里奇先生 – 澳大利亚中国工商业委员会执行官

黄绮庭、陈伟端以及王冠男 – 中国澳洲商会 – 华南员工


A big thank you to Mr. Alvin and Mr. Su for efforts in photographing this key monumental occasion.


AustCham South China would like to express our thanks to the participants for all your support and attendance during these Sydney-Guangzhou 30 year celebratory events.



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