News and Events

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission organises and coordinates cultural and educational programs, and hosts various events throughout the year. We endeavour to engage with each of our many Stakeholders, Sponsors, Scholars and communities both local and global through these activities to build our outreach strategy, and keep the Fulbright community connected.

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Fulbright Stories

400,000 Ways to Reduce CO2

Dr. Christopher Barton, 2021 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Science, Technology and Innovation (Funded by CSIRO) As a Fulbright Scholar, Chris worked with CSIRO, university scientists,…

Fulbright Stories

Into The Deep End

Dr. Lekelia “Kiki” Jenkins PhD , 2023 Fulbright U.S. Scholar (Funded by the Regional Universities Network of Australia), University of the Sunshine Coast When I…

Fulbright Stories

Energy and Empowerment in New York City

Thomas Boak, 2021 Fulbright Future Scholarship (Funded by The Kinghorn Foundation), Columbia University My Fulbright Scholarship has had a profound impact on my personal, professional…

Fulbright Stories

An Out-of-This-World Experience

Francesca Cary, 2020 Fulbright Future Scholar, Funded by the Kinghorn Foundation, University of Hawai’i at Manoa The cultural exchange experience that is integral to having…

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5 Reasons You Should Apply for a Fulbright

Professor Margaret E. Johnson, 2023 Fulbright Scholar Award, Funded by the University of Technology Sydney The benefits of my Fulbright Scholarship are many. First and…


What country, friends, is this?

Professor Gretchen E. Minton, PhD, 2022 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award, James Cook University I have lived abroad before, so I know very well that it…


What Starts Here Changes the World

Ariane Moore, 2022 Fulbright Tasmania Scholar Completing a Fulbright program as a postgraduate Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas at Austin has been a…


Friendships Forged in Fire

Dr Sam Hillman, 2022 Fulbright Future Scholar, Funded by The Kinghorn Foundation As I stood on the forested slopes of in Missoula, Montana discussing the…