Our Partners

The Australian Fashion Foundation is honored to be supported by its co-title sponsors, the American Australian Association and BIRD IN HAND.

American Australian Association

American Australian Association

Established in 1948, the American Australian Association is the largest privately funded non-profit organization dedicated to broadening, strengthening and developing ties across the Pacific through its business, innovation, education, veterans and arts programs.

Recognizing the energizing effect of new environments, international collaborations and educational opportunities, the American Australian Association (AAA) has to date awarded more than $1 million in grants to emerging or early career Australian and American artists who show promise in the fields of theatre, fashion, dance, film & television, music, literary arts, visual arts, craft and design.

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Bird in Hand is a world-renowned producer of fine wine that celebrates place and passion not only through expert verification but also through food, art, and cultural events.

Founded in 1997 by Andrew Nugent, Bird in Hand was created with the ambitious goal of making world-class cool-climate wine that captures the spirit of South Australia’s Adelaide Hills.