April 23, 2020

 The Australia Korea Business Council of Western Australia provides necessary home essential aid to Korean international students in Perth 

There are hundreds of international students from South Korea calling Perth their home. Most students rely on financial assistance from their families but also make up a significant labour force in the hospitality...

April 7, 2020

Following a strategic planning meetings from the last year and several internal and external conversations, we are proud to launch our new Strategic Plan 2020-2030.

Special thanks to Government of Western Australia, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation for generous support to make this happened.

The Plan includes our vision, purpose and...

March 6, 2020

COVID-19: Travel Restrictions Update

In response to evidence of a heightened risk of sustained local transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Republic of Korea (ROK), the Australian Government has placed an entry ban on foreign nationals travelling from the ROK from 9pm tonight Australian Eastern Time (5 March). This decision will be reviewed in seven...

December 6, 2019

Dear Members,

Christmas is a time to appreciate all of the wonderful people and places around us. It is a time to reflect on the year that has gone by. I would like to thank all of our members, sponsors and board members for their valuable support, as well as, everyone who volunteered to make 2019 another year to remember.  Our council’s major focus is to...

November 9, 2019

The Australia Korea Business Council of Western Australia and Australian Chamber of Commerce in Korea sign MoU

The Australian Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AustCham Korea) and AKBCWA has formalized a reciprocal corporate partnership agreement to forge strong ties between the two respective organisations and their corporate membership base.

The agreement wil...

October 31, 2019

Australia’s International Business Survey (AIBS) 2019 captures the responses of 593 Australian companies drawn from 75 industry subsectors, operating across more than 90 international markets.

Produced by the Export Council of Australia, with the support of Austrade and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the survey is now in its sixth year.

This year’s sur...

February 27, 2019

Following the first meeting in January 2019, AKBCWA working group board members and Mr Walter Gomes from JTSI had a construction meeting for the preparation of Korea Business Roundtable, which will be held on Friday 5 April 2019 at the city of Perth Council House.

During the previous two meetings, the working group had an in-depth discussion for the theme,...

February 26, 2019

Australia-Korea Foundation 2019 Grant - Applications now open!

Grants and funding


The objectives of the Australian-Korea Foundation (AKF) are to:

  • increase public awareness of Australia in Korea, and of Korea in Australia, and the importance of the bilateral relationship

  • develop partnerships in areas of shared interest in the bilateral, reg...

December 24, 2018

Dear AKBCWA Members & Friends,

As we bid farewell to 2018, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support throughout the year.

I am particularly aware that the success of the AKBCWA rest upon the valuable support of our members, sponsors and the hard work of the board members who so generously volunteer and give their time. Let me tak...

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