Australia-Japan Society of NSW

AJS-NSW Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022

  • 30 Nov 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • The Japan Foundation, Level 4, Central Park, Broadway, Sydney


  • For catering purposes please register if you plan to attend in person. There is no charge.

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Annual General Meeting 2022


The Annual General Meeting of Members of the Australia Japan Society of NSW Incorporated will be held in-person on Wednesday 30 November 2022 at 6.00pm at the offices of The Japan Foundation, Level 4, Central Park, Broadway, Chippendale, Sydney.

The meeting will be followed by a short talk by member Hiroki Iijima, on his new book about what Japan can learn from Australia (details below) and networking over drinks. To assist with catering, please register your attendance.

Members should click here for the Agenda, Proxy Notification and the Office Bearer/Board Member Nomination Form. Also click here for the 2021 AGM Minutes and the Annual Financial Statement for 2021-22.

At the meeting members will be asked to approve a Special Resolution to update the Rules of the Society. Please click here for the proposed amendments.

At the AGM, the President’s Report for the year ended 30 June 2022 will be distributed.

Please note that to attend the AGM or to stand for a board position you must be a current financial member of the Society.

Speaker information

We are pleased to welcome member Hiroki Iijima to make some remarks based on his latest book, published in Japanese, entitled What Japan can Learn from Australia - Australia, a Nation on the Rise vs a Declining Tired Japan (躍進する未来国家豪州 停滞する勤勉国家日本 -2032年の世界の中心 オーストラリアに学べ)

In advance of the official Australian launch of the book, Iijima-san will talk (in English) about what Japan can learn from an Australia advancing towards the 2032 Olympics. The book has already reached no. 9 on the journalism best seller list on Amazon Japan.

Iijima-san wears multiple hats including Sydney Correspondent for Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS), Promotion Ambassador for both Yamanashi and Okinawa Prefectures, Board member of the  Foreign Correspondents’ Association - Australia & South Pacific, and singer-songwriter with Goshu Kariyushi Kai, an Okinawan band.

About the Society

The Australia-Japan Society of NSW Incorporated (AJS-NSW) aims to bring together Australian and Japanese people living in NSW to explore mutual interests.

AJS-NSW holds regular business, social and cultural functions, at various locations around Sydney.

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