Briefing

Anglo-Australian relations in a post-Brexit world

As a new wave of protectionism sweeps the globe, can Britain and Australia lead a free trade fightback? What will Brexit mean for Anglo-Australian relations? And what can Britain learn from Australia about life and trade outside the EU? How should businesses respond to changes in society, here and around the world?

Agenda:
08.00 – 09.00 Registration with refreshments
9.00 – 9.10 Conference opened by Andrew Neil
9.10 – 10.30 Keynote speeches

George Brandis, Australian High Commissioner to the UK

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.15 Panel discussion Britain and Australia: the free trade fightback

Elizabeth Ames, Executive director, Australia United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce
Sir Lynton Crosby, political strategist
Dan Hannan, writer, journalist and politician
J-S Jacques
, chief executive, Rio Tinto

12:15 End

More speakers to be announced

 

Speakers

Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil

Chairman of The Spectator Magazine Group

George Brandis

George Brandis

Australian High Commissioner

Sir Lynton Crosby

Sir Lynton Crosby

Political Strategist

Daniel Hannan MEP

Daniel Hannan MEP

British politician, author and leading Brexit campaigner

J-S Jacques

J-S Jacques

Chief executive, Rio Tinto

Elizabeth Ames

Elizabeth Ames

Executive Director, Australia United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce

Venue

High Commission of Australia, Strand, London, WC2B 4LA