Welcome to the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The Ipswich Chamber of Commerce & Industry is an independent, apolitical organisation, committed to working with all levels of government to support and strengthen the Ipswich business community.
Strong partnerships underpin the success we are enjoying as a city. The Ipswich Chamber of Commerce & Industry is your partner in business, focusing on economic, social and environmental issues that affect Ipswich business.
This site is updated regularly and includes information of all upcoming Chamber events, a members listing by industry type, as well as a section of relevant local and national media items so please visit often to stay up-to-date on what is happening with your Chamber.
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Phillip Bell, President
Promotion - The Inspiring Leaders Breakfast Series presented by Ipswich Girls’ and Junior Grammar School - Professor Ian Frazer June 7, 2016
Professor Ian Frazer AC
Dr Ian Frazer is a clinician scientist, trained as a clinical immunologist in Scotland. As a professor at the University of Queensland, he leads a research group working at the Translational Research Institute in Brisbane, on the immunobiology of epithelial cancers.
He is recognised as co-inventor of the technology enabling the HPV vaccines, currently used worldwide to help prevent cervical cancer. He heads a biotechnology company, Admedus Vaccines, working on new vaccine technologies, and is a board member of several companies and not-for-profit organisations. He is current president of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, and a member of the Commonwealth Science Council.
Most recently appointed chair of the federal government’s Medical Research Future Fund. He was recognised as Australian of the Year in 2006. He was recipient of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, and of the Balzan Prize, in 2008, and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 2012. He was appointed Companion of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2013.
Date: Tuesday 9th August, 2016
Time: 6.45am for a 7.00am start; 8.30am finish
Location: Phoenix Room, Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School
Cnr Queen Victoria Pde & Chermside Rd, East Ipswich
Cost: $49pp or $450 corporate table of 10, including hot breakfast