AJS-NSW (The Australia-Japan Society of NSW Incorporated) aims to bring together Australian and Japanese people living in NSW to explore mutual interests.

AJS-NSW holds regular business, social and cultural functions, and publishes a quarterly newsletter, Tomodachi.

Our business events have guest speakers who are leaders in commerce, industry, politics and government, and focus on issues relevant to the Australia-Japan business relationship. 

Our cultural events aim to explore aspects of Japanese culture and history, often within the perspective of Australia's vibrant and diverse cultural scene. 

Popular social functions include 'Shaberanaito' language nights in Japanese and English, and our annual Sumo party. 

AJS-NSW also supports the study of Japanese language and culture in NSW through awards and other activities.


Shaberanaito is always popular. Great Japanese food and conversation.

Upcoming events

13 Aug 2015 6:00 PM • TressCox, 16F MLC Centre, Martin Place, Sydney
18 Sep 2015 6:00 PM • Sydney University
15 Nov 2015 6:00 PM • Sapporo Restaurant, 94 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest

What's On in Sydney

Voice and Shakuhachi Concert

Bronwyn Kirkpatrick, shakuhachi master, in two concerts, Sunday one with voice performer.

  • July 25th, 3.30pm, Venue - Flute Tree, Leichhardt

  • July 26th 3pm, Venue - Chime, Haymarket

    History Talk - The Meiji and Henry George

    Association for Good Government is holding a seminar.

    SBS Radio in Japanese

    SBS Radio offers a number of ways to listen to Australian and international news in Japanese, including AM band (1107 Tues, Thursday and Saturday at 10pm), SBS Your Language mobile app, online and digital TV and radio.

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