Presentation of Advisory Group Progress ReportEnlarge image (© Brad Cummings)
Ambassador Anna Prinz had the honour to welcome Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to the German Residence on 8 February 2017. The Prime Minister officially received the Progress Report of the high-ranking Australia-Germany Advisory Group. The group, which was headed by German Minister of State, Maria Böhmer, and Australian Finance Minister, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann, made 59 recommendations to further deepen and strengthen the bilateral relations between Germany and Australia.
Various members of the high-ranking Advisory Group were also present at the event, among them former Australian Ambassador to Germany, David Ritchie and Jeff Connolly (Siemens Australia Chairman and CEO), who heads the Prime Minister's Industry 4.0 Taskforce.