Founded in Victoria in 1973, the Australia China Business Council (ACBC) is a membership-based, non-profit, non-government organisation comprised of a National Office, eight state branches, and more than 1500 representatives from over 1200 Australian and Chinese companies. ACBC actively promotes two-way trade and investment, economic cooperation and understanding between the business communities of Australia and China. ACBC also plays an influential role as an advisor to the Australian Government on commercial relations with China. ACBC Victoria is one of the largest, most vibrant and diverse business councils in Australia. With over 300 company members and more than 3500 friends and associates. ACBC has close links with Chinese officials and expatriate groups, and provides regular business-focussed activities and events for our members across the country. In 2015, ACBC hosted 65 events for our members, attracting over 3600 participants.