ANZAC Day 2021 New York

Join us for our ANZAC Day 2021 Livestream from New York!

Sunday, April 25th, 2021 from Noon, Eastern U.S.

On Sunday, April 25th, 2021 The Australian Community will be hosting a MultiStream of our ANZAC Commemoration. Live on Zoom and Livestreamed to our Facebook Page.

We are fortunate to have a talented line-up of performers who will be singing the National Anthems, reading poetry, letters, and performing songs that reflect the spirit of the occasion.

Scroll down to learn more and RSVP. 

Nick Greiner

ANZAC Day 2021 from New York

We wish to sincerely thank the Australian Consul-General to New York, the Hon. Nick Greiner AC for introducing our ANZAC Day 2021 Commemoration.

Performers

We wish to thank the multi-talented stars of stage and screen who are lending their talents to our ANZAC Day 2021 Commemoration.

mandy

Amanda Bishop

anna lisa

Anna Lisa Bell

georgia

Georgia Kate Haege

ben

Ben McHugh

ro

Ro Dempsey

sarah

Sarah Wadsley

kaye

Kaye Tuckerman

joey

Joey Gutos

nick

Nick Hardcastle

matt

Matt Hetherington

amelia

Amelia Cormack

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Participate in our Trivia Competition

Immediately following the formalities, we will be hosting our world-renowned Trivia Competition.

This year to celebrate the 40th-anniversary of its original release, we will be featuring questions from Peter Weir’s landmark 1981 film, Gallipoli.

We have some great prizes to give away, donated by Australian Businesses.

The Australian International Screen Forum recently screened the digitally restored movie to coincide with the 40th-anniversary. If it has been a while since you last saw the movie, we will be allowing Search to find the answers - but they must be in the form of a question!

Example:

Name the director of the movie Gallipoli?

Who is Peter Weir - Correct answer

Peter Weir - Incorrect answer

Space is limited so RSVP Early

Please RSVP using the form below to participate in our Zoom event.

The Trivia Competition will not be broadcast on Facebook.

Special Thanks to the following companies for their support of our Charitable Mission

Repatriating to Australia: The Survey

Many are wondering “Who, and How Many” Australians in New York are repatriating to Australia due to COVID-19.

So are we, which is why we have conducted the largest survey of Global Australians who are repatriating to Australia from New York. All surveys are completely private, and none of the data reveals the personal information of any individual member.

This is a follow up to a smaller survey we completed in 2018, and part of a larger survey we completed over August and September 2020 to understand the needs of our members, peri and post COVID-19.

In total, 392 Australians were surveyed, and the data is below.

Aussie Businesses in NYC – and where to find them: Sweat Yoga

After a very positive response following a series of articles featuring Aussie Cafés in NYC, we will be posting a series featuring Australian small businesses operating in New York.

We want our readers to learn about these businesses, where they are located, as well as share the personal stories of their owners.

We spoke with Wade Helliwell, the 6’11’ Australian professional Basketball player at his studio Sweat Yoga in New York City.

Australians in Startups: Cara Zelas

When educator Cara Zelas and her husband got a dog for the first time, they expected companionship and love. What they couldn’t have predicted was that Little Dude would put Cara on the path to entrepreneurship.

Based on Little Dude’s work as a therapy dog in New York City, Cara has developed a six-book series and literacy based curriculum that teaches children 3 to 7 years of age about kindness, manners, feelings, empathy, respect, and courage.

What would happen if The Australian Community appeared on Shark Tank?

If you are not familiar with Shark Tank, the TV show features Entrepreneurs pitching highly successful business owners on why they should invest in their company.

Theoretically speaking, if you could successfully pitch the Sharks on the value proposition of our organization to Australian Ex-pats, then attracting new members to join The Australian Community should be a no-brainer.

Our first networking event of 2017 included a private shopping experience on Fifth Avenue, NYC!

It was a packed house with members attending an exclusive networking event and private shopping experience at Microsoft’s Flagship Store on Fifth Avenue.

In January 2016, The Australian Community officially launched its Private Enterprise Social Network powered by Yammer at the Microsoft Store.  Since then, our Yammer Network has grown to the largest Australian private network in North America and contains a searchable knowledgebase built on the experiences of over 5,000 members who have connected with our organization since 2011.