Australian Consulate-General
New York CG, United States of America
Consulate-General address: 150 East 42nd Street, 34th Floor, New York - Telephone: 212 351 6500 - Fax: 212 351 6501


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Australian powerhouse vocalist ALFIO in concert at The Cutting Room in New York City

When: Thursday, 18 September, 7:30 pm
Where: The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, New York, NY
Tickets: (866) 468-7619

ALFIO has one of the great voices in contemporary music today. An Australian native of Italian descent, ALFIO is tenor-trained though he maintains his smooth and powerful popular vocal style, while effortlessly delivering the perfect blend of Pop and Opera music. ALFIO brings passion to his performances and draws constant comparisons to superstars Andrea Bocelli and Michael Bublé. Known as “The Voice From Oz,” this charismatic singer/songwriter and musician takes you on a sentimental journey performing much-loved classics, pop standards and his acclaimed originals. (more)

Australia’s Leading Photography Festival & Portrait Prize, Head On, is now heading to New York

When: 18 - 28 September
Times: 18, 19, 25, 26 September from 4:00pm – 10:00pm
            20, 27 September from 12:00pm – 10:00pm
            21, 28 September from 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Photoville, Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York

Head On will head to New York, where forty 2014 finalists will be shown at the annual Photoville Festival in Brooklyn. Photoville is produced by United Photo Industries and is a pop-up photo festival made up of 50 shipping containers and displayed along the banks of Brooklyn Bridge Park. It partners with Dumbo Arts festival and only in its 3rd year, Photoville is already among the most attended photographic events in the USA. (more)

AFL Grand Final with the New York Magpies

When: Friday, 26 September, 10:00pm
Where: The Galway Pub, 7E 36th Street between 5th and Madison Avenues
Tickets: $20 each or 6 for $100.

If you’d like to reserve a table (parties of 8+), please contact Jacque at (212) 725-2353.

Join the New York Magpies for the AFL Grand Final. Doors to the event open at 10pm just as the live telecast of pre-game entertainment begins. Tickets are limited, so be sure to pre-purchase your ticket online before the event.

Ticket price includes:
Live game with sound on all TV’s in the venue
Drink specials (including Aussie wine and beer)
NY Magpies Stubby Holder (Beer Koozie)

American Australian Association October Reception + Arts Showcase

When: Thursday, 2 October, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Where: Adelante Studios, 25 West 31st Street, Floor 2, New York
Registration: Members $25, Non-members $35, Dame Joan Sutherland Fund recipients $15
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October Reception and enjoy an arts showcase by past and present recipients of the Association's Dame Joan Sutherland Fund. Enjoy Australian beer, wine and refreshments with pies and sausage rolls provided by The Australian Bar & Restaurant, finger food and caramel slice provided by The Thirsty Koala, vegetarian options available. (more)

Lennon: Through a Glass Onion

When: Preview 3 October - Opening 15 October
Where: Union Square Theatre 100 E 17th Street, New York, NY

Award-winning actor and singer, John R. Waters, takes the stage with accompanist Stewart D'Arrietta and begins to perform—part spoken word, part concert, and all heart, a celebration of one of the most distinct voices of his generation: John Lennon. Featuring a catalogue of Lennon's greatest songs including Woman, Jealous Guy, and Imagine, as well as his collaborations with Paul McCartney including, A Day in the Life, Strawberry Fields Forever, Revolution, and Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, this intimate production reveals the essence of the life and times of one of the most admired icons of all time. (more)

The Australian Ballet world premiere of "Ostinato" at the New York City Center

When: 16 – 17 October, 8:00pm
Where: New York City Center, 131 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th) New York, NY 

The Australian Ballet dancers Daniel Gaudiello, Ty King-Wall and Robyn Hendricks will feature in Tim Harbour’s new work, Ostinato, at the New York City Center as part of the Fall for Dance Festival.

The two-week Festival at City Center will consist of five unique programs (each program is repeated twice). The Australian Ballet are on the festival's "Program 4" which features:

Brian Brooks Moving Company with Juilliard Dance: Torrent by Brian Brooks
THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET: Ostinato, (World Premiere) by Tim Harbour
BJM – Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal: Closer by Benjamin Millepied
Rennie Harris Puremovement: Students of the Asphalt Jungle by Dr. Rennie Harris

Annual Lecture Lunch with Hon. Nick Minchin

When: Thursday, 23 October, 12:00pm - 14:00pm
Where: JPMorgan Chase & Co., 270 Park Avenue, New York
Tickets: AAA Members $50, Non-Members $65
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The American Australian Association invites you to attend their Annual Lecture Lunch featuring the Hon. Nick Minchin, Australian Consul-General in New York, as special guest speaker. The lunch will be hosted by JPMorgan Chase and Co. (more)

Six Australian films screening at the Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York

When: 23-26 October
Where: The American Museum of Natural History

The theme for the 2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival is “Past Forward,” and features a broad spectrum of creative storytelling, including interactive documentaries, performances, and a multi-media installation. This year, the festival’s selections, more than 40 films from 30 countries, will focus on the tension between tradition and its relevance in a contemporary context. (more)

Melbourne Cup Party in NYC

When: Monday, 3 November, 20:00pm
Where: The Liberty NYC, 29 West 35th Street, New York
Tickets: AAA Members $50, Non-Members $65
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Register by October 30 for your chance to WIN a $50 voucher to spend at The Liberty NYC.

Celebrate Australian's premier horse race at New York's ultimate Melbourne Cup Party! All major races streamed live, happy hour and food specials all night, sweeps, raffle and prizes for best racewear, DJ and special race day cocktails. (more)