VIELEN DANK to each organisation, individual, institution and business for the generous support you provide to enable us to grow Brisbane German Week every year!

We thank all our upcoming sponsors, partners and volunteers – without your support this “week” of events would simply not be possible!

To join our list of partners for 2024, please email brisbane @ germanweek.com.au.



Government Partners:


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-General of Germany 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.



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.



The Department of Education International (DEi) provides education programs, services and experiences for students and teachers in Queensland and overseas. https://eqi.com.au/



Trade and Investment Queensland is the Queensland Government’s dedicated global business agency, helping Queensland exporters take their products to world markets, and promoting Queensland as the perfect place for investment.


Study Queensland is the State Government organisation dedicated to promoting Qld as a premier study destination and a preferred partner for education, training, research and innovation.




Media Partners:


SBS GERMAN | Independent news and stories connecting you to life in Australia and German-speaking Australians. Nachrichten und Geschichten aus unserer deutschsprachigen Community in Australien, in deutscher Sprache. sbs.com.au/language/german/de



Palace Cinemas Comprising of twenty, architecturally significant cinemas nationwide, each with a bespoke bar or café, Palace Cinemas provide an immersive experience into a rich diversity of emotions, cultures, and destinations. A carefully curated program of high-quality new release and independent films sit alongside our trademark collection of international film festivals, bringing local audiences the best of contemporary and classic cinema from Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Britain, Latin America and Scandinavia. www.palacecinemas.com.au




Premium Venue Partners:


We’re building Australia’s Artificial Intelligence AI industry to be innovative, sustainable and globally competitive. The Queensland AI Hub is connecting Queensland’s artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem through strategy, awareness and education. advance.qld.gov.au/ai-hub 


The National Archives of Australia is home to Australia’s most valuable government records. It strives for service excellence as we make the collection available to the public and hold Contemporary conversations and tell intriguing stories. Access records from research centres and digitised services, international movement records or get help on immigration records, defence service records and other seriesin our collection. www.naa.gov.au



The Brisbane German Club has been entertaining the people of Brisbane with the finest traditional German food, beverages and culture since 1883. brisbanegermanclub.com




Premium Fleet Partner:


Europcar Mobility Group operates in over 140 countries, offering mobility solutions for businesses and consumers. Europcar has national footprints in both Australia and New Zealand, covering airports, cities, suburbs and regional areas, with an extensive range of passenger, prestige and commercial vehicles. www.europcar.com.au. Save up to 15% with your next rental! Click here.




Festival Partner Black:


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.





Festival Partner Red


Queensland Magnesia is a leading producer of premium-quality magnesia products with a strong focus on sustainability.




Festival Partners Gold


Here at Famous Entertainment – we know how to party and bring energy and the right vibe to kickstart every event.



Knowledge leadership for a better world. Ranked in the world’s top 50, The University of Queensland is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions.



UniSQ is a recognised leader in online and blended education, we are renowned for our supportive environment and student-focused commitment to learning and teaching. Give your career an edge with the flexibility to study wherever and whenever to suit you. Over 110 degrees. Full-time or part-time. Study online or on-campus.


Founded in 1971, Griffith University was opened in 1975, introducing Australia’s first degrees in environmental science and Asian Studies. Griffith ranks in the top five percent of universities globally with 50000 students spanning six campuses in South East Queensland


The Queensland University of Technology is a public research university located in the urban coastal city of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. QUT is located on two campuses in the Brisbane area viz. Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove.




Premium Product Sponsors


Götzinger Smallgoods is Queensland’s largest Australian owned Smallgoods manufacturer. Since 1908 Götzinger Smallgoods has been crafting premium quality, delicious European sausages, ham, and bacon using traditional methods and recipes in our family-owned, Australian business. https://gotzinger.com



Wild Zebra is Australasia’s largest range of promotional products and corporate gifts. Wild Zebra Marketing can help you to stand out from your competition with offering unique gifts to your clients or prospects. If we don’t stock it, we create it.




It’s a centuries old European dress up thing! Brisbane Karneval is Australia’s biggest German dress up party with special guests, performers, raffle prizes, best dressed awards and Brisbane’s best German cuisine and beers. Think Carnival in Rio with some authentic German Vibes. www.brisbanekarneval.com.au



There is a new mate in town, welcome to the home of Club Mate Australia. Club Mate is a carbonated, yerba mate tea-based soft drink that has become a cult hit across Europe. It is a caffeinated carbonated beverage, low in sugar, low in calories, antioxidant and refreshing, made by the Loscher Brewery from Germany – which originated in 1924. The yerba mate is a South American jungle plant with a naturally occurring unique combination of stimulants, working miracles even in this day and age. https://clubmate-australia.com.au/




Education Partners



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



Kenmore State High School is a highly regarded school in the western suburbs of Brisbane. Founded in 1972, offering the sought after German Immersion program via PASCH Netzwerk.



Ferny Grove State High School is a public secondary school in the suburb of Ferny Grove founded in 1980, offering the sought after German Immersion program via PASCH Netzwerk.




Partner Organisations


QYO is a world class youth orchestra organisation based in Brisbane. 7 orchestras and ensembles with 500 musicians aged from 8 to 24 perform over 50 concerts each year. QYO Director of Music, Simon Hewett, worked for many years in Germany, as Principal Conductor of the Stuttgart Opera, and Principal Conductor of the Hamburg Ballet.


iGABA – the innovative German-Australian Business Alliance creates business links between Australia and Germany. We are Queensland’s largest independent network of German professionals and the official State Partner to the AHK.



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.



The German-Australian Business Women Alliance (GABWA) provides a network for German or German- speaking Professional Women in Australia. This platform is to exchange experiences and provide assistance for ‘Women in Australian Business and Industry’.



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



GACCQ is passionate about promoting German culture, traditions and language in Queensland. We support initiatives and projects of the German Consulate in Brisbane and are dedicated to fostering cross-cultural and multicultural cooperation and relationships. www.gaccq.org.au




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





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 German Youth Choir is a free initiative by the Office of the Honorary Consul of Germany giving High School Students that love singing in German the opportunity to combine their passion for language with everyday life.




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.




VIELEN DANK to each individual, institution and business that partnered with us in 2022. The generous support received so far enabled us to continue with Brisbane German Week and allowed us to ensure we could maintain the momentum and continue to build awareness and networks.

We thank all our sponsors, partners and volunteers from the bottom of our heart. Without your support this “week” of events would simply not have been possible.

To join our list of partners please email brisbane @ germanweek.com.au.