Let’s have some fun – Test your trivia knowledge at CPBA Virtual Trivia Night! Tue, October 13, 2020 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM AEDT Register to join our CPBA Trivia Night – https://cpba-trivia.eventbrite.com

It’s been a while since I have updated you with the what’s happening at CPBA. We are still alive and kicking! With more members and projects under our hat .. here’s a rundown. I know some of you have read all this on the CPBA LinkedIn and FB pages but this is for the benefit of those who are not on and do not follow social media. Health and Charity-wise, CPBA have Mental Health Foundation Australia, MHFA, as a charity partner. CPBA is also involved in the Chinese Health Promotion Coalition, CHPC. Both deal with bringing awareness to multi-cultural communities, supporting

Another year is rapidly drawing to an end, Christmas is just around the corner and summer has finally arrived! The AGM has come and gone and since it is not an election year this year, the CPBA committee is as was – yes, afraid so, I am still the President ? Together with Winnie Chung and Philip Tan (VPs), Louie Yuan (Secretary), Billy Bong (Treasurer) and general committee – Eric Kog, Alan Kong, Kevin Tan, Richard Wong and Janice Choo. Welcome to the new members, Sarah Jin, Jennifer He, Peter Zhong, Neil Migliorisi, Chong Ming Gohand Anthony Linand our returning

Dear CPBA members and friends, Happy Chinese New Year to you all … As we celebrate the Year of the Pig, Please welcome our new members – Santi Whiteside Daniel Yang Our forthcoming event is on 21stMarch 2019 – Grand Prix Networking. https://cpba-grand-prix.eventbrite.com Mary Tan President,Chinese Professional and Business Association, CPBA GPO Box 1811, Melbourne. VIC 3001. marytan@cpba.com.au

Hope you are all keeping well. Time is flying by .. Autumn is officially here Welcome to New Members Firstly, let’s welcome our new members, Santi Whiteside and Daniel Yang. Events for 2019 My vision for CPBA is that the association will be run by the young community leaders with the older leaders lending a guiding hand when and as required. Times are rapidly changing with social media, mobile apps, chat groups such as WhatsApp, WeChat etc. The association needs to embrace change in order to survive and continue. Hence, the formation of the Young Professionals group within CPBA. It

We all know finding your perfect home can be a very daunting task with many new professions to meet and rules and regulations to understand. Once you’ve finally secured your first home, how do you get started in property investment? Don’t you wish you had a magical compass that could guide you and hold your hand at every step? At CPBA, we understand this difficult maze that you need to navigate through and we have all the professionals at one place, OUR LOVELY MEMBERS. At this event you will get a chance to network with industry specialist in a friendly

JOIN US AT FOUR LARKS CAFE, ABBOTSFORD Time to say hello and network, connect, engage with like minded people. Canapes (on platters) and drinks are served Members $30; Non Members $40 Private car park at the venue with plenty of car park spaces Tram 109 is at the front door or Tram 12 to Victoria Gardens and walk a short distance Would appreciate it if you could spread the word about this event by saying hello to other people and telling them about this! Thanks for doing that! Book your ticket here or pay via bank transfer (email me for bank details)

CHINESE HERITAGE – GOLDEN DRAGON MUSEUM, BENDIGO On a hot Sunday in January, I embarked on a road trip to Bendigo to visit the Golden Dragon Museum in Bendigo. My mission was to seek the plaque that denoted CPBA’s contribution to the museum’s funds. I was met by the museum’s curator, Russell Jack, who showed us around – we felt honoured having our very own private tour of the museum. Russell told me some fascinating stories of how some of the relics and antiques found a home in the museum. This cart was found in an old barn – when