1
Mar
2018

Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting was held on 1 March 2018 at the Coburg Civic Centre. The board wishes to thank Melbourne Consul General Mr. Mehmet Kucuksakalli, the Commercial Attache Mr. Tayfun Kilic and all our members who came along to the meeting. Their presence was greatly appreciated.

Our valued board member Mr. Marcus Burhan Falay has not re-nominated. Our beloved mentor and board member Mr. Mehmet Madakbas also passed away few months ago.

The good news is that we have 2 new people who have nominated and been elected to board position. We also hired and appointed new secretary. They are:

Meryem Apak
Mehmet Altuntas
Burak Akinci (Secretary General)

New Board:
Muradiye Selvi
Osman Kuyruk
Alan Yildiz
Attila Mete
Albert Aykut Ornek
Ozlem Susler
Meryem Apak
Mehmet Altuntas

7
Sep
2016

Turkish Cypriot Businesswomen Association

Whilst holidaying in Cyprus, ATBC President Huseyin Mustafa was invited to address the Turkish Cypriot Businesswomen Association. Huseyin was delighted and honoured to receive this invitation.

The seminar was attended by around 40 women members as well as members of the media and other associations. Huseyin spoke about the Australian economy, success of the Australian Turkish Cypriots and the economic potential of Cyprus.

The Event was very well received and Huseyin was pleased to meet and converse with some very successful and passionate Women business owners.

27
Jun
2016

ATBC Iftar – 2016

We had the great pleasure in hosting Australian Turkish Business Council’s 14th Iftar dinner at Seven Hills Restaurant.

Joining us for our Iftar Dinner were: Maria Vamvakinou MP; Former member for Wills, Kelvin Thomson and Liberal Candidate for Wills, Kevin Hong. Our special guest for the evening was Mary Elizabeth Calwell, daughter of Arthur Calwell who was Leader of the Australian Labor Party from 1960 to 1967.

Thank you to all our parliamentarians, Community Leaders, ATBC members and friends of ATBC that attended.

Thank you also to our Valued member Osman Ozcakmak for providing a gift to all our guests containing tulip bulbs.

10
Apr
2016

ATBC Picnic – 2016

What a brilliant day, we could not have anticipated a better turnout. The 2016 ATBC picnic was held at Jack Roper Reserve and it was favourably embraced by all those that attended.

There was plenty delicious barbecued meat, salads, dips, bread and cold drinks. There was a great atmosphere and it was wonderful to see our community enjoying themselves.

The children received Commonwealth Bank showbags and many gifts were presented with out Annual Raffle.

The ATBC would like to thank our sponsors: Commonwealth Bank, Bross Panels, Grand Foods, Ardent Concepts, Tek Foods, East Street Upholstery, Selvi Psychological Services, Australasian Corporate Services and the Turkish Bread Factory.

21
Mar
2016

Huss creates Harmony

Huss Mustafa is passionate about cultural diversity and he has been an active member of the Victorian Multicultural Commission for a number of years now.

Huss is involved in many key cultural events throughout the year, and speaks regularly on the positive impact of cultural diversity.

Huss loves sharing his story and connecting with people – this helps him and his employees in the workplace, and also creates a warm connection with his customers.

A taste of harmony is so exciting.

25
Feb
2016

Annual General Meeting

The Australian Turkish Business Council Held their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 25th February at the Hume Global Learning Centre.

Many Guests and Members attended the AGM. Attendees dined on a large array of Turkish food and socialized prior to the meeting. Read more

23
Sep
2015

Promoting ATBC on overseas visits

When travelling overseas on holiday, ATBC President Huseyin Mustafa, always finds time to include work.

Whilst in Cyprus, Huseyin Mustafa met with the President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Mr Mustafa Akıncı. Huseyin Mustafa invited Mustafa Akıncı to visit Australia as his guest. We hope he takes up the invitation. Read more

31
Jul
2015

Craig James Economic Seminar

The ATBC hosted a very informative Economic Seminar at the Sofitel Hotel. Many of our members attended to hear CBA Chief Economist Craig James deliver an insightful, financial lecture.

Our members enjoyed a three course dinner and drinks whilst being enlightened with up-to-date economic knowledge and trends.

This year our members were given a great pleasant surprise. At the end of the Seminar, the attendees were entertained with vibrant song and music performed by Turkish band ‘DeJaVu’.

After the music was over, our members were happily socialized before heading home.

2
Jun
2015

Turkish Airlines welcome support from ATBC

This week our President Huss Mustafa was in Sydney. Representing the ATBC, Huss held meetings with Turkish Airlines, AATA and the Sydney Turkish Consul Commercial Attache.

Huss met with the new Regional Manager for Turkish Airlines, Mr Bilal Tezcan.

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23
Feb
2015

Annual General Meeting

The ATBC Annual General Meeting was held at Hume Global Centre on the 23rd February, 2015.

As with previous years, many of our members attended the meeting. A superb array of boreks and edibles were enjoyed by all those who attended.

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