The Britain-Australia Society

The Britain-Australia Society

Bringing together British and Australian individuals, advancing the relationship between both countries through mutual interests in commerce, public service, education, entertainment, culture and sport.

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The Society Update

On August 28th the Society is again visiting the hallowed halls of the Reform Club for a dinner with a South Australian theme, to celebrate the surprising hidden connection between the Club and the State. Guests of Honour on the night will be the High Commissioner for Australia, The Hon Alexander Downer AC and Professor Jeff Nicholas, the expert who revealed the story.

The celebrations of Arthur Phillip in Westminster and Bath were a triumph! Many thanks to all who participated. Watch this space for details of photos and media from the 17 events that were held in July.

On 12th of May, 75 members and guests had the honour of attending a formal dinner in honour of our President, Lord Carrington, in the wonderful surroundings of the Charterhouse.
A host of dignitaries attended, including of course Lord Carrington himself, who gave a moving and eloquent talk about the modern relationship between Australia and Britain and the important role our Society plays in caretaking those links. Photos can be seen on our Flickr pages:

We have added notable events from our ever-increasing ranks of partner organisations to the calendar .

What a great year to be a member of The Britain-Australia Society!

The Britain-Australia Society Sponsors

The organisations shown have all committed to supporting this year’s events. Many thanks to them.

Commonwealth Bank Australia, Treasury Wine EstatesCPA AustraliaEtihadGodiva Chocolatier, ICAA, and Vestey Foods Group.

Strategic Partners

The Britain Australia Society also administers seven other organisations, charities and trusts with bilateral interests:

  • The Britain Australia Society Bicentennial Trust
  • The Britain Australia Society Education Trust
  • The Cook Society
  • The Northcote Trust
  • The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Trust
  • The Friends of University of Melbourne Charitable Trust
  • The Friends of University of Sydney Trust
Discover more about our strategic partners