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    Advance Awards 2020 | A celebration of global Australian leaders

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    Join us to celebrate the Advance Awards 2020

    The Advance Awards 2020, brings global Australians together each year to recognise and celebrate the work of the most remarkable Australians who are making an extraordinary impact on the international stage across industry sectors that are important to Australia. is the trusted platform that connects global Australians with one another and with Australia. We do this to unlock the economic and cultural opportunities through collaboration, investment and innovation. Each year, we recognise and celebrate the achievements of global Australians who are at the forefront of their field to inspire the next generation at the Advance Awards.

    In its 9th year, the Advance Awards 2020 will be streamed online on 15 October 2020 and everyone is  invited to join the celebration from 6:30pm AEDT. You can watch from anywhere in the world at any time, because your registration link remains active for up to 48 hours.

    This is the one opportunity each year for global Australians to connect and celebrate the leading lights across our diaspora. Join the celebration.


    PRICING is a not-for-profit organisation and this year, we want all global Australians and Alumni to join us for the Advance Awards 2020 from everywhere.

    Tickets are AUD50.00 + gst and there are a limited number of Free tickets for students, not-for-profit organisations and leaders in transition.

    We are also offering two packages for organisations who wish to encourage their emerging leaders to attend:

    • Option 1** - AUD5000.00 + gst for 100 tickets
    • Option 2** - AUD2500.00 + gst for 50 tickets

    You can pay for packages via invoice by contacting our Chief Finance Officer, Michelle Gibbs. 



    Congratulations to the 37 finalists for the Advance Awards 2020.

    Winners are selected by our eminent judging panel from a shortlist of  outstanding finalists in the following categories: the ArtsCommercial CreativesEducationFinancial ServicesLife SciencesSocial ImpactSustainabilityScience and Technology

    We will also be celebrating the winners of the:

    • Global Impact Award – recognising the extraordinary work of an Australian making a positive impact on the world > More
    • Advance Alumni Award – recognising the achievements of an international alumnus of an Australian university > More
    • Asia Impact Award – recognising an individual making an outstanding contribution in the region > More
    • Global Icon – recognising outstanding Global Australians with immense talent who represent Australia on the world stage to diverse audiences > More

    A new award to celebrate the work of an Emerging Leader is being introduced this year and to cap off an excellent program we will announce the 2020 Advance Global Australian Award Winner who will join a stellar group of past Global Australian Award Winners.


    Does your organisation want to reach a global audience? Sponsorship packages are available. Please contact our Sponsorship Lead for more information. 




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    The Advance Annual Survey for Global Australians is also now open. You're welcome to complete the survey and share the link to encourage more global Australians to help us understand what's happening in their world. 

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