The elegant display suite in Box Hill was the setting for The Asian Business Association of Wyndham Inc celebrating Australia Day 2022 and partnership with the Australia Day Council.

It was a unique concept for the Western and Eastern suburbs of Melbourne’s Asian business communities to join in multicultural community activities, which included the honouring and celebrating of the following local community heroes:

Online video messages from the Hon MP Tim Pallas, State of Victoria Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development and Minister for Industrial Relations – Tina Liu, Mayor City of Whitehorse –  Cr. Sahana Ramesh, City of Wyndham – Bihong Wang, President ABAW Whitehorse acknowledged in their messages the importance and value of our indigenous community and praised the roles our migrant communities have played in building our prosperous Nation.

In their speeches, Bob Fairclough, former Mayor of the City of Wyndham, Prof Charles Qin, Hon President of the Asian Business Association Wyndham praised the Association under the leadership of Larry Zhao for their efforts and activities.


Especially during the past two difficult years, they have successfully served residents and enterprises within the City of Wyndham and beyond and provided the opportunity to network and share resources to build a culturally diverse and cohesive community and a prosperous business environment.

Mark Wang, General Manager with The Chinese Museum of Victoria pointed out in his speech the importance of celebrating one’s heritage and benefiting from each other’s strengths and know how.

Invited guests were assisting with the presentation of the awards.

To present the Australia Day – ABA Wyndham 2022 Sports Award, we were particularly pleased to have joined us the S.E. Melbourne Phoenix, our young professional NBL team, who are on their way to great achievements.