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About Us

Welcome to the innovative German–Australian Business Alliance!

As the official Queensland State Partner of the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, iGABA promotes, influences, facilitates, and supports business, trade and investment within and between Australia and Germany. In particular, iGABA inspires and guides innovation and business aspirations in selective domains by facilitating German-Australian commerce, collaboration and communities.

Commerce | Collaboration | Communities

With a regional (Brisbane, Queensland) focus, but national and international in its outreach and impact, iGABA amplifies conversations and opportunities by bringing relevant stakeholders together, being a source of credible information and leveraging strategic partnerships. iGABA is an agile organisation recognising the changing nature of priorities and requirements, contemporary with its portfolio of activities and dedicated to creating relevant and sustainable impact with a strong commitment to nurture and grow a strongly connected network of members.

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Get to Know Us

Initially established in 1983 as the German Australian Business Association (GABA), iGABA changed its name in 2021 to Innovative German Australian Business Alliance when association members approved a new constitution reflecting the creation of a strategic partnership with the German Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK).

​Benefits of this partnership for all iGABA members include the provision of AHK membership updates, member rates for AHK events in Queensland, and AHK webinars.

​The Memorandum of Understanding between iGABA and the AHK was signed on 21 October 2021 by Christoph von Spesshardt (AHK) and Leon Stephan (GABA). The signed copy can be requested by iGABA members from the secretary at any time.

"GABA" - Our History

GABA stands for German Australian Business Association, founded in 1983. Read below milestones along the way to the creation of iGABA in 2021.

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