Australia Japan Society - Qld Inc

Enewsletter- November 2022

Australia Japan Society Bounenkai (End of year dinner)

Australia Japan Society Bounenkai (End of year dinner)
10th December 2022

The AJSQ's 50th anniversary has been marked with a number of show-stopper events and we want to give everyone a chance to sit down, take a break and chat with all the wonderful committee members who made it all possible. Whether you want to remember all of the great events or just have a good evening out come along for an evening of relaxed conversation and great food at one of the best Japanese restaurants in Brisbane.
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm | Tenya - Japanese Restaurant & Bar | 300 George Street, CBD

Prices are for the bento of your choice, please pay for your own drinks at the bar.

2022 Australia Japan Society of Queensland Careers Evening

2022 Australia Japan Society of Queensland Careers Evening
On 6 October 2022, the Australia Japan Society of Queensland (AJSQ) held its annual Japan Careers Evening.

The Careers Evening has been delivered by the AJSQ for over two decades with the goal of providing guidance to students of the Japanese language on career pathways.

The event has successfully transitioned to an online event enabling attendance from students across Australia …

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Yukata-kai - Qld Koto Association

Yukata-kai - Qld Koto Association
20th Nov 2022

Join members of the Qld Koto Association for their annual Yukata-kai - a Japanese music community gathering.

Graceville Presbyterian Church | from 4:00PM

Free entry | gold coin donation

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Applications for the 2023 JET Programme closing soon

Applications for the 2023 JET Programme closing soon
Application Deadline: Friday 11 November 2022 (AEDT)

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is administered through the collaboration of Japan’s local government authorities, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Aiming primarily …

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Japanese Film Festival - Brisbane

Japanese Film Festival - Brisbane
11-27 Nov 2022

The Japanese Film Festival Australia (JFF) is presented by The Japan Foundation, Sydney.

The JFF started in 1997 with three free film screenings and is now one of the largest celebrations of Japanese films in the world.

The Brisbane showing will feature 14 films, with all tickets available for purchase online. In 2021, the Festival celebrated its …

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The Brisbane JSL Study Group 

The Brisbane JSL Study Group 
The Brisbane Japanese Sign Language Study group was founded in November 2020.

The purpose of the group is to facilitate sign language learning, promote deaf culture and act as a bridge for the deaf and disabled communities in the Australia-Japan partnership.

Its current activities include: Online JSL lessons twice a week in a 4-term study framework. All lessons are conducted …

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The AJS e-newsletter is sent to members at the end of the first week in every month.

GPO Box 2036 | Brisbane | Qld | 4001
Chancellor: Her Excellency, The Governor of Queensland
Co-Patrons :
The Hon. The Premier of Queensland,
The Consul-General of Japan, Queensland


President - David Shield
Immediate Past-President - Margaret Rackemann
Vice-President - Julie Yamamoto
Honorary Secretary - Taeko Matsunaga
Treasurer - Stephen Abbott
Andrew Hay (Past President)
Ross Humphreys (Past President)
Ross McConachie (Past President)
Mark Bulley - Webmaster
Tomomi Iwasaki
Yuki Nishiyama
Kohei Tamura
Taeko Imura
Julie Yamamoto
Nicole Patterson
Leonie Kawamoto
Sara-Jane Seery
Caitlin Schuster
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