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Growing the Japan-Australia business community since 1963

The Australia Japan Business Council of Victoria champions the interests of corporates, government, universities and individuals through regular business events and programs.

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The Golden Era

We believe Victoria and Japan are entering an unprecedented age of interdependence and mutually beneficial outcomes.

Australian and Japanese government, academia and captains of industry agree with us on the enormity of the business opportunities ahead.

Melbourne is Australia’s largest city by population. It has one of the highest GDP per capita in Australia and Asia Pacific. State developments in investment and trade show the economic complementarity between Australia and Japan has never been stronger.

Victoria has world-class expertise in research and development, design, engineering, supply chain management and logistics. It is home to more than 20 cutting-edge advanced manufacturing research centres, many in partnership with our world-class universities.

“The Australia-Japan relationship is built on shared values such as democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. Our special strategic partnership has risen to a new, higher level.”

Hon. Anthony albanese mp, PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA


Membership benefits

Get insights into anticipated business trends, market seminars and specialist briefings on Australia Japan business ecosystem. Gain access to our business referrals, businesswomen’s network, mentoring programs and more.

Business referrals

Receive structured business matching consultations and complimentary introductions to our corporate members

Victorian Commissioner’s Japan Market Update

Attend our annual Japan Market Update by the Victorian Trade and Investment Commissioner

Business briefings

Stay informed with topical seminars and panel discussions by industry experts in the Australia-Japan business community

Partner with us

We work closely with other Japan-focused organisations in Victoria and Australia. This includes the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Australia-Japan Business Co-operation Committee and the Japanese Society of Melbourne, in addition to trusted government, university and corporate bodies.