• Britain-Australia Society Education Trust

    Britain-Australia Society Education Trust

    Charitable Objects:

    To advance public education in the United Kingdom about Australia in general and in particular in Australian history, geography, arts and cultural affairs and in furtherance of this object to promote public lectures, concerts, recitals and discussion groups and annual scholarships and fellowships to nationals of both countries.

     

    The Admiral Arthur Phillip Scholarships

    In a wide-ranging series of events attended by many supporters from both Britain and Australia, memorials were installed in Westminster Abbey and Bath to the memory of the first Governor in Australia.

     

    Wreaths placed on a memorial stone during a Service of Dedication to Admiral Arthur Philip, at Westminster Abbey. Bath-armillary-unveiling-600x450

     

    The current project of the Trust is to secure a bursary for continuing scholarships and grants to help British and Australian students further the ideals that Phillip and other pioneers of Australia held, and strengthen the values that are shared by the two nations.

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    President

    SIR CHRISTOPHER BENSON DL (Chairman)

    Vice-Presidents

    THE RT HON THE LORD HAGUE OF RICHMOND PC
    THE RT HON THE BARONESS LIDDELL OF COATDYKE PC

    Trustees

    MR JOHN MAY (Chair)
    MS PAULINE LYLE-SMITH (Deputy Chair)
    MR CHRIS BANNISTER
    MR PETER BENSON OAM
    PROF CARL BRIDGE
    MR CAMPBELL FLEMING
    MS SALLY MARTIN
    MR GREG MULLEY
    MR KEITH NEWTON
    MR KEN SMITH
    MR GEORGE VESTEY

     

     

     

    Membership Application form

    Click here to download and fill out one of our membership forms. This can be returned to us by post or email at office@britain-australia.org.uk

    • Britain-Australia Society Sponsors
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    The Britain-Australia Society Sponsors

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

    Commonwealth Bank Australia, CPA AustraliaEtihadCA ANZ,
    Godiva ChocolatierTait Memorial Trust and Vestey Foods Group.