Victorian Branch

"Connecting Maltese Australians through business and cultural experiences"

Victorian Chapter now inviting new members!

Talk to us about:
• Business networking opportunities with AMCC members locally and nationally
• Our cultural experiences and events organised through the AMCC
• Our connections with Maltese businesses and influencers in Malta
• Becoming a member of the AMCC Victorian chapter

The AMCC VIC Chapter meets on the last Wednesday of every 2nd month at:
International Chamber House, Level 5, 151 Exhibition Street, Melbourne. 6:30pm start.
New members and guests are always welcome!

Our Mission

“Enabling Victorian based businesses professionals, organisations, entrepreneurs and individuals with Maltese heritage a supportive environment to effectively network business ideas and opportunities for mutual benefit."

Our Objectives

• To organise and facilitate regular meetings and events in the State of Victoria.
• Develop a framework/model for Victorian and Maltese based businesses professionals, organisations, entrepreneurs and individuals to facilitate trade and promote their Products & Services.
• Encourage the participation of Victorian/Maltese in the community to explore and learn about their Maltese Heritage.
• Develop and promote opportunities for Victorian/Maltese to work, study and perform (e.g. The Arts) in Malta (EU) and vice versa.
• Identify and engage corporate/government sponsorship to assist in the funding of “The Victorian - Maltese Network’s objectives.”

Our Latest News

First Official Visit to Perth, Western Australia of High Commissioner Charles Muscat, 8-13 September 2017

MHC Press Release 06/2017 First Official Visit to Perth, Western Australia of High Commissioner Charles Muscat, 8-13 September 2017 High Commissioner H.E. Mr. Charles Muscat, accompanied by Mrs. Victoria Muscat, paid a first official visit to Perth, Western Australia, on 8-13 September 2017. The High Commissioner and Mrs. Muscat arrived in Perth on Friday, 8th…

Malta High Commission in Canberra hosts reception to mark completion of Malta’s EU Presidency

MHC Press Release 05/2017 Malta High Commission in Canberra hosts reception to mark completion of Malta’s EU Presidency On 29 June 2017, Ms Denise Demicoli, Charge D’Affaires a.i., hosted Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Deputy Heads of Mission representing the EU Delegation and EU Member States in Canberra at a reception marking the conclusion of the…

New Malta Based Officer at the High Commission in Canberra

The High Commission in Canberra would like to announce the arrival of the new Malta Based Officer (MBO), Ms. Denise Demicoli, Second Secretary, succeeding former Deputy High Commissioner, Dr. Joseph Pirotta. Ms. Demicoli, who assumed office on 20 March 2017, shall oversee the Consular section at the High Commission in Canberra whilst performing the duties…

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Executive

Martin peregin

Martin Peregin

President

Martin Perigin has over 30 years in various IT management positions.  

"My key strengths are building strong relationships with key stake holders and managing focused a team resulting in achieving project objectives."

Martin has project managed the implementation of various businesses and infrastructure systems for numerous businesses primarily in technology, logistics, government and financial services.

KEY STRENGTHS

(Self-employed)

Project Management (Certified in Prince 2  and  PMP methodologies)

Software Product Development (Marketing & Implementation

E: martin.peregin@bigpond.com

M: 0423 286 946

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Stephen Grech

Vice President

Stephen Grech is the Director of Doing Business Better which is a Lean and Six Sigma process and productivity improvement specialist consulting and training company.

Stephen works with businesses to make processes easier and faster to use. He engages and trains staff to learn how to remove the frustration in daily work activities by eliminating steps that simply do not add value. Together, we eliminate defects, we stop wasting time fixing things or searching for things.

Doing Business Better using Lean Thinking principle and techniques to assist the business deliver in full and on time. Stephen works with staff to design better processes. Together, we increase profits, improve quality and assist the business to become more productive and competitive.

Implementing Leaner processes enables operational costs to be reduced, it eliminates wasted time and effort, and it enables released capacity to be reinvested to grow the business.

Stephen provides consulting and training services to the manufacturing, service and agribusiness sectors. Government funding is available to eligible businesses to become more productive.

Email: sgrech@doingbusinessbetter.com.au

 Mobile: 0448 40 30 94

John Ferrito

John Ferrito

Secretary

John Ferrito is a fulltime lecturer at Box Hill Institute. He is one of the founding Degree Committee Members which started in 2004/5. He has developed a variety of advanced subjects, assignments, assessments and examinations in the Degree programs. He also supervises research projects that are undertaken in industry by final year students. John sits on a variety of Academic Committee Boards within the Institute.

John has extensive experience in the hospitality and tourism industry in both operational and managerial positions (back-of-house and front-of-house) in five star hotels, exclusive high end restaurants and private luxury houses in Australia and overseas. Responsibilities included the management and training of personnel, quality systems and procedures, customer care and brand building, organisational development and change management, business strategy, menu planning and engineering, costing and pricing, revenue management, operational and capital budgeting. John has also done extensive high end consulting, advice and supporting industry businesses and start-ups.

John holds a Master of Management from the Australian Catholic University, a Master of Education from Monash University, a Bachelor of Education from the University of Melbourne and a Diploma in Teaching from Hawthorn Institue of Education. He is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Management.

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Sergio Bonnici

Treasurer

Sergio Bonnici  has been a Certified Financial Planner for over 10 years out of the 16 years in Financial Planning and is an associate member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).   Sergio has worked in the finance industry throughout his professional career with experience in government and corporate as a Corporate  Relationship  Manager for six years.

Sergio continuously develops his Financial Planning/Superannuation skills and with meticulous  attention to detail, Sergio keeps his clients "in the loop" and is always available to answer his clients' questions.

Sergio has scripted and broadcast financial planning advice reaching Maltese listeners on SBS radio for several years.

E: bonnici@sgi.net.au 

M: 0448 708 715

Upcoming Events

  1. National Annual General Meeting

    February 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. NSW AMCC Meeting

    May 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. NSW AMCC Meeting

    June 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Australian Maltese Chamber of Commerce is a proud member of the European Australian Business Council. (EABC)