API Fellows Business Club Luncheon (V171124)
The API Fellows Business Club is an initiative by the Victorian API Executive where the key focus is to hold a luncheon and feature an inspiring guest speaker.
All members and guests are encouraged to attend the November luncheon as it provides valuable networking time in a relaxed and social atmosphere.
Table bookings of 10 receive a 10% discount.
Table bookings of 5 receive a 5% discount.
Michael Sukkar MP
Federal Member for Deakin
Assistant Minister to the Treasurer
Michael Sukkar is the Federal Member for Deakin and the Assistant Minister to the Treasurer. He was elected to the Australian House of Representatives at the 2013 federal election and is the ninth person to hold the seat of Deakin since its creation in 1937.
Michael has lived, worked and been a part of the Deakin electorate all of his life.
Michael grew up in Ringwood and attended primary school at Sacred Heart in Croydon and then secondary school at Aquinas College in Ringwood. After secondary school, he went on to complete a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University in Burwood. He later furthered his studies by completing a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne.
During university Michael was involved in a number of local community activities, including coaching junior teams at St. John’s Basketball Club in Mitcham.
Prior to entering the Parliament, Michael Sukkar spent seven years working as a lawyer with the firm, Ashurst Australia (then known as Blake Dawson Waldron) where he was a Senior Associate. In this role, he advised many of Australia’s most successful individuals and largest corporate groups. Before this role, he worked as a Senior Consultant with accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers where he specialised in taxation.
On January 24th 2017 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appointed Michael to the Ministry as Assistant Minister to the Treasurer. Michael has previously served on a number of parliamentary committees, including being the Chairman of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence & Security.
Away from politics, Michael remains an avid basketball player and enjoys gardening.
Michael is honoured to represent the electorate of Deakin. He understands the issues that concern residents and is working hard to be a strong voice on key local, national and international issues in the Federal Parliament.
MC Ian Cover
Ian Cover is a founding member of ABC Radio's Coodabeen Champions, now in their 30th season of broadcasting.
As MC and/or speaker for corporate events, Ian's anecdotes and observations on sport, media and life are delivered with his trademark relaxed and humorous style.
Ian's work with the 'Coodabeen Champions' has been a major part of a varied career in the media, sport, political and entertainment industries.
Ian was a cadet journalist with the Geelong Advertiser and has written for all Melbourne's daily and weekend papers as well as writing columns for sports magazines. He has written two books with the Coodabeens and a best seller about the 1993 Ashes series with former Australian Test cricket star Merv Hughes.
Ian is a former member of the Victorian Liberal Party and was Shadow Minister for Sport, Recreation and Youth Affairs and Shadow Minister for Racing.
|11:30am||Registration and pre-lunch drinks|
Early Bird registrations close 15th November 2017
|API Member (Early Bird)||$142.40|
|API Member Standard||$158.40|
|Non Member (Early Bird)||$160|
|Non Member Standard||$176|
|To book a table of 5 please click here||Receive a 5% Discount|
|To book a table of 10 please click here||Receive a 10% Discount|
Full attendance at this event accrues 1 CPD point.
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