Special note re Legal structure:

  • AVBC was incorporated in NSW as New South Wales Vietnam Chamber of Commerce on 21 May 1996 Incorporation Y240 2401.
  • On January 2008 name changed to Australia Vietnam Business Council abbreviated AVBC (www.avbc.org.au). The Not for profit Association model rules have been adopted.
  • Now QAVBC (ie. Queensland Australia Vietnam Business Council) with approval and support of Australia Vietnam Business Council seeks to incorporate under the Queensland Associations Incorporation Act 1981. The Not for profit Association model rules have been adopted by QAVBC as a separate incorporation but leveraging and promoting the AVBC brand.


Committee structure:

1. President:

Laurence Strano

Phone: +61 405 098 857

Email: lgstrano@gmail.com


2. Deputy President:

Kiem Dinh

Vice President of Vietnam Affairs and Delegations

Vice President of Energy, Renewable Energy, Coal & Fly Ash Development

Phone: 0414 566 026

Email: kiem.dinh@gmail.com


3. Vice President:

Azalia Canuto-Ah Mat


Vice President of Real Estate & Commercial Property Development

Vice President of Sports Development, Marketing & Media Communications

Phone: 0450 401560

Email: koedalnation@gmail.com


4. Vice President:

Thomas Vo

Treasurer and Public Officer

Treasurer and Public Officer Vice President of Digital Innovation, Marketing & Communications Vice President of Education – University, Secondary, Primary & International Study

Phone: 0405 710 027

Email: thomas.pt.vo@gmail.com


5. Vice President

Graham Kinder

Vice President of Economic Development, Community Relations & Sister City Relations Vice President of Public Relations, AVBC Conference Coordination & Speakers Bureau

Phone: 0429 892 154

Email: mailto:kingslance@bigpond.com


6. Vice President:

James Phans

Vice President of Large, Medium, Small Enterprises & Business Development in Australia & Vietnam

Phone: 0402 947 779

Email: mailto:jamesphans69@gmail.com


7. Vice President in Vietnam:

Do Thanh Son

Chairman of Rich Group in Vietnam

Phone: +84 9666 48383

Email: doson.it@gmail.com



This following document sets forth the Privacy Policy for the AVBC website, www.avbc.org.au

AVBC is committed to providing you with the best possible customer service experience. AVBC is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), which sets out a number of principles concerning the privacy of individuals.

Collection of your personal information

There are many aspects of the site which can be viewed without providing personal information, however, for access to future AVBC customer support features you are required to submit personally identifiable information. This may include but not limited to a unique username and password, or provide sensitive information in the recovery of your lost password.

Sharing of your personal information

We may occasionally hire other companies to provide services on our behalf, including but not limited to handling customer support enquiries, processing transactions or customer freight shipping. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. AVBC takes reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.

Use of your personal information

For each visitor to reach the site, we expressively collect the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the Site, page access times and referring website address. This collected information is used solely internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalized content to you while you are at this Site.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will use for these new purposes only, data collected from the time of the policy change forward will adhere to our updated practices.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

AVBC reserves the right to make amendments to this Privacy Policy at any time. If you have objections to the Privacy Policy, you should not access or use the Site.

Accessing Your Personal Information

You have a right to access your personal information, subject to exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons. AVBC reserves the right to charge a fee for searching for, and providing access to, your information on a per request basis.

Contacting us

AVBC welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and would like further information, please contact us by any of the following means during business hours Monday to Friday.

Call: Laurence Strano President tel 0405 098 857


Post: Attn: Privacy Policy,
P.o. Box 537 Northbridge 1560