A Night of Business Inspiration: APBC Networking in Brisbane

Left-to-right: APBC Vice President Dennis Grundel, Luisa Rust Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner – Designate – Austrade (Manila), Honorary Consul Sheryll Gabutero from the Philippine Consulate General Brisbane and APBC President Rafael Toda.   After much anticipation, the APBC held the first Networking Night in Brisbane for 2024. A fantastic night igniting collaboration, discussion and […]

Philippine Business Forum in Melbourne: Strengthening Economic Ties with Australia

The Philippine Business Forum was held on 4 March 2024 alongside the ASEAN Australia Summit in Melbourne, Australia was a momentous occasion that brought together esteemed business leaders from both the Philippines and Australia. President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. delivered a keynote speech extending a warm invitation to Australian business leaders to explore investment opportunities in the Philippines. He […]

Australia-Philippines National Development Partnerships Briefing with the National Development Company

Photo Credits: SBS Filipino The Australia Philippines Business Council hosted the Australia-Philippines National Development Partnerships Briefing and Networking Mixer with The National Development Company, represented by NDC General Manager Anton Mauricio on 4 March 2024 against the backdrop of the Philippine Business Forum organized by Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Speeches and presentations from […]

APBC Official Engagements 2023

This has been a remarkable year filled with partnerships, impactful initiatives, and the collective effort of our dedicated Directors, Members and Partners. As we reflect on the achievements of the past year, let us also look forward to new opportunities and challenges that the coming year may bring. Thank you for being an integral part […]

PAMM Dialogue with Minister for Trade and Tourism Senator the Hon Don Farrell |10 October 2023

On the 10th of September 2023, a dialogue was held with Trade and Tourism Minister Senator the Hon Don Farrell, chaired by Ambassador to the Philippines. H.E Ms HK Yu PSM with participating private sector representatives from Australia and the Philippines for the sixth Philippines–Australia Ministerial Meeting (PAMM) in Adelaide. The dialogue generated the opportunity […]

The Sixth Philippines–Australia Ministerial Meeting (PAMM) Adelaide | 9-10 October 2023

Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Trade and Tourism Minister Don Farrell welcomed Philippine Secretary for Foreign Affairs Enrique Manalo and Secretary of Trade Alfredo Pascual to Adelaide for the sixth Philippines–Australia Ministerial Meeting (PAMM). With the recent visit of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to the Philippines including the signing the Australia-Philippines Strategic Partnership, PAMM provided […]

Exciting News for Bilateral Trade Between Australia and the Philippines

Australia Philippines Business Council (APBC) is thrilled to witness the positive impact of Prime Minister Albanese’s visit to Manila during September of 2023. The recent elevation of bilateral relations between Australia and the Philippines to a Strategic Partnership paves the way for stronger economic ties. APBC President, Rafael Toda sat down for an interview with […]

APBC Networking Night in Melbourne – 20 September 2023

APBC held a successful Networking Night hosted at the Philippine Consulate General, Melbourne on 20 September 2023. The night included Insights on the latest trade & investment developments between Australia and the Philippines. Key speakers for the night included Vice President of Victoria Janeca C Gross, President Rafael Toda, Consul General in Melbourne Maria Lourdes […]