DANKESCHOEN!” – THANK YOU to each individual, institution and business that partnered with us in this unusual year of 2020. Thanks to your generous support we were able to continue in some form or another  to bring mini Germany to the community!

We thank all our partners and volunteers from the bottom of our heart. Without your support this week of events would simply not be possible.

If you like to find out how to get involved, share new ideas or volunteer at one or some of our events get in touch via brisbane@germanweek.com.au 


Government Partners:

The Federal Foreign Office represents Germany’s interests to the world. It promotes international exchange and offers protection and assistance to Germans abroad.



The Head of Mission in Australia, with the office located in Canberra, is also the accredited German Ambassador to Nauru, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.



The Consulate is in charge of legal and consular affairs for all Australian states and territories (except for ACT) and the Islands of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Nauru. Jurisdiction: New South Wales and Queensland.



The department works to make Australia stronger, safer and more prosperous, to provide timely and responsive consular and passport services, and to ensure a secure Australian Government presence overseas.



Brisbane City Council is the largest local government in Australia and is dedicated to a better Brisbane sharing its long-term vision for the future and is supporting local events that share this vision. Around 5000 Germans live in the inner district of Brisbane City Council.








Premium Gold Partners:



Brokat Studio is a creative agency owned by a German. Brokat is offering end-to-end marketing and hand-crafted collateral guided by your vision.





Miele is a German manufacturer of high-end domestic appliances and commercial equipment. Miele offers products that set the standards for durability, performance, ease of use, energy efficiency, design and service.





SAP is a German multinational software corporation that develops enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. SAP is at the centre of today’s technology revolution.





Celebrating 95 years of Stiebel Eltron and 25 years in Australia. German engineered innovative solutions in water heatingwater filtersheat pumps and room heating. Quality doesn’t happen by chance, it is a matter of design.





Philips Dictation and Speech Processing Solutions are developed to turn speech to text as easy and reliable as possible to improve day-to-day work of busy professionals.





Siemens AG is a German born global technology powerhouse that brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society, and to pioneer a sustainable future across the globe.





Premium Red Partners:



Mountcastle is an importer, exporter, and manufacturer of hats ranges including seasonal, uniform, military, western, bowls, fashion, amongst others. Est 1835 – it is Australia’s oldest hat manufacturer, run by a 2nd generation German.





Trutex supplies quality garments for over 150 years providing the highest standards of schoolwear and sportswear for school children, managed by a 2nd generation German.


Heart to Heart Studios is a boutique global image company who do things differently. Heart 2 Heart Studios are focused on creating the best visual experience you ever had. Helping businesses to showcase their best image and truly connect with their clients.



“Pop Up Girl” – anything but basic is an online magazine where you find themes related to cooking, cuisine, travel and more. This German girl lives in Brisbane with her Australian husband, as a food and lifestyle blogger, food stylist, recipe developer, food photographer and a few more things. popup-girl.com



Education Partners:


The DAAD has a long tradition of uniting people and academia with their scholarships. The DAAD is one of the most important funding organisations in the world for the international exchange of students and researchers.



The Australia-Germany Research Network strengthens existing research connections and provides a platform for developing new relationships. It is managed by the German Embassy in Australia and Australian Embassy in Berlin.




The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide with their Australian headquarters in Sydney. It promotes the study of German abroad with and encourages international cultural exchange.





Partner Organisations:

Schools: partner of the future – this initiative connects more than 2000 schools worldwide to support the development of German classes for all students involved.




The AIIA is an independent, non-profit organisation promoting interest in and understanding of international affairs in Australia. It provides a forum for discussion and debate.



The German Chamber is a membership organisation which offers an extensive business networking platform combining know-how and expertise of its members, performing as a strong and competent partner.


GABA promotes links between Australian and German businesses in Brisbane and fosters links between the Queensland government and the Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany.





GABWA provides a network for German or German- speaking Business Women in Australia. This platform is to exchange experiences for ‘Women in the Australian Business and Industry’.




The GABC Inc. is a business network created to foster long-term relationships between Germany and Australia.


QYO is a world class youth orchestra organisation based in Brisbane, Australia. 7 orchestras and ensembles with 500 musicians aged from 8 to 24 perform over 50 concerts each year. The QYO Conductor has spent a long time of his life in Hamburg.



The German Language Roundtable (or RTdS) brings together key people and organisations who are passionate about maintaining and promoting German language at schools and within the wider Brisbane community.





The Brisbane German Kino Club celebrates Germany’s culture, history and society through the art of cinema and offers film screenings and community events for all ages in Brisbane.






The MLTAQ German Branch consists of members who teach German at schools around Queensland across primary, secondary & tertiary levels in both state and private educational institutions.




The new home of Brisbane’s flagship film festival showcasing more than 100 feature, documentary and short films, including new releases from around the world. German screenings are also on the agenda.