The Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee (AJBCC) was established in Australia on 28th August 1962 and its counterpart, the Japan Australia Business Co-operation Committee (JABCC) was inaugurated on 6th February 1963.
Since their establishment, the two committees have met annually, alternatively in Australia and Japan. It is one of the longest established joint bilateral business committees, a fact owed to its leadership both in Australia and Japan. It underscores the importance of the business relationship between Australia and Japan.
The Australia-Japan relationship over the last 60 years has built upon strong relations, strategic alliances and partnerships. During the AJBCC 50 Anniversary, held in Sydney and addressed by the Australian Prime Minister the Hon. Julia Gillard, to a packed crowd. Paul Gallagher, the former Executive Director of the AJBCC was responsible for compiling a history of the organisation on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. Monica worked closely with the former executive director Paul Gallagher, including the design and publication of the 50th Commemorative book. lMonica was running the AJBCC events and promotions where there was a series of networking briefings on topics related to Australia-Japan business.
A touch of the outback theme welcomed delegates to the 52 Joint Business Conference, Darwin NT, Australia with Paul Gallahher CEO of the Australia- Japan Business Cooperation Committee giving an address at the event. Monica designer MDIA, deigned the menus, signage, power point presentations, banners and all the collateral for the event. Including the running of social media and video production.
Welcome Launch Shinzu Abe – Japan Prime Minister
On a beautiful Canberra afternoon, with a packed house at the NGA in Canberra there were guests and members of the AJBCC and Japan secretaries, including Sir Rod Eddington and Kerry Packer. Monica designer MDIA, deigned the menus, signage, power point presentations and ran the event management.
“ With a Japanese – Australia EPA put in place, the two countries economic relationship will be enhanced to a new dimension. It also will lead to ensuring competitiveness and facilitating activities for companies and investors. And a stable supply of energy and resources will be strengthened.”
- Shinzu Abe (Japan Prime Minister)
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During the development of the nation’s capital in the early 1970-1980’s, Vlad Mosmondor was involved with the NCDC, National Capital Development Commission. Vlad also won the designers competition of the winning logo.
A few other projects and jobs came his way after that, such as the ‘Very Fast Train Joint Venture’ and logo design and branding for Bruce College, Hawker College, and the iconic Canberra Theatre.
Then came the design of Canberra’s home away from home for journalists, decision makers and influencers alike the logo design for the ‘National Press Club’ Canberra. Here you see Vlad’s logo during a press club event with the then Hon. Bob Hawk, Prime Minister of Australia.
The NPC is still an iconic Canberra venue providing a premium social setting for professionals, the National Press Club hosts public debates and private discussions that shape Australia today and into the future.