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Anglo-Australian Relations in a post-Brexit world

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Details:

June 28, 2018

8:00 am

Australia House, Australian High Commission, Strand, London WC2B 4LA

speakers:

Andrew Neil, chairman, The Spectator Magazine Group

John Howard, former Prime Minister of Australia

George Brandis, Australian High Commissioner

Sir Lynton Crosby, political strategist

Daniel Hannan MEP British politician, author and leading Brexit campaigner

J-S Jacques Chief executive, Rio Tinto

Elizabeth Ames Executive Director, Australia United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce

Description:

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?

Guests must bring photo ID to gain entry to the event.

Agenda:

08.00 – 09.00.        Registration with refreshments

9.00 – 9.10.            Conference opened by Andrew Neil

9.10 – 10.30.          Keynote speeches

  • John Howard, former Prime Minister of Australia
  • 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
  • Daniel Hannan, writer, journalist and politician
  • J-S Jacques, chief executive, Rio Tinto

12:15 End

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