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Infrastructure and APEC focus of Robb's Philippines visit (Ministerial) 21 May 2015
Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb has returned to the Philippines this week with a business delegation focussed on infrastructure before joining counterparts in Boracay for APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) talks.
Robb to promote trade and investment in PNG (Ministerial) 17 May 2015
Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will visit Papua New Guinea between 17-20 May to promote further commercial engagement and two-way investment in areas such as resources and energy, infrastructure and services.
Final complying investment design for the Significant and Premium Investor Visas: Measures will promote investment and innovation (Ministerial) 15 May 2015
New investment in innovative Australian ideas and emerging companies will be encouraged as part of enhanced Significant Investment Visa (SIV) and new Premium Investor Visa (PIV) complying investment framework arrangements announced today.
2015 Budget continues Government’s support for tourism (Ministerial) 12 May 2015
The 2015 Budget is part of the Commonwealth Government’s plan to build a strong, safe and prosperous future for all Australians.



Latin America Down Under Dinner 22 May 2015
Austrade CEO Bruce Gosper Speech - Latin America Down Under Dinner on Wednesday 20 May, 2015
City of Sydney Luncheon – Future Asia Business 24 Feb 2015
Austrade CEO Bruce Gosper Speech - City of Sydney Luncheon – Future Asia Business on Tuesday 24 February 2015
EU Economic & Commercial Counsellors and Chambers of Commerce 4 Dec 2014
Austrade CEO Bruce Gosper Speech - EU Economic & Commercial Counsellors and Chambers of Commerce on Thursday 4 December 2014
International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) (Ministerial) 25 Sep 2014
It’s great to be here tonight talking about mining and resources, something that has been so important in the development of both Victoria and Australia.


Latest from Austrade

Brazil’s Exposibram mining show appeals to the heavy haul rail sector 28 May 2015
Significant opportunities exist for Australian companies with expertise in heavy haul rail networks, as Brazil seeks to improve its transport options which service the mining sector.
Korea signs Mutual Recognition Agreement with Engineers Australia 6 May 2015
Australian engineers will be better placed to take advantage of guaranteed market access in Korea following the signing of a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) between the Korean Government and Engineers Australia.
Minister Andrew Robb launches AU-MENA 2015 5 May 2015
Australia’s Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, launched the third annual Australia Unlimited-Middle East North Africa promotion, AU-MENA 2015, on 12 April in Dubai.
New videos provide insider’s view on FTA opportunities 30 Apr 2015
Austrade’s Senior Trade Commissioners in North Asia have provided an overview of the opportunities in their respective markets under the free trade agreements (FTAs) with China, Japan and Korea.


Success Stories

Australian technology and expertise helps provide water solutions in Mexico 30 Apr 2015
Innovative technology and expertise provided by Australia’s Rubicon Water is ensuring communities and businesses have reliable access to water in many international markets, including Mexico.
Australian science shines for Pfizer 13 Mar 2015
A new collaboration with Australia's Monash University is the latest of many partnerships between global biopharmaceutical company Pfizer and Australian research institutes.
Exporting best practice road solutions to India 13 Mar 2015
VicRoads is exporting its best practice road strategies globally, helping countries like India improve their road safety.


Stories of Australian achievement

  1. Luke Mangan, Man of the Land
    On the eve of a high-profile dinner highlighting Australian produce at his Tokyo restaurant, chef Luke Mangan reflects on his international career, the changing face of Australian dining, and the evolving attitudes international customers have to Australian food and beverages.
  2. Artisan flavours from Australia’s Sunshine Coast
    The natural beauty and laid back lifestyle of the Sunshine Coast has made the region attractive not only to local and international visitors but to cutting edge businesses keen to export their clean green produce around the globe.
  3. Technology the canvas, story the art
    The Spinifex Group are exemplars of an Australian company with a ‘born global’ philosophy. Niche, scalable, and with a highly specialised service offering, they have positioned themselves to capture international opportunities from day one — winning central roles on the world’s greatest creative stages along the way.
  4. Eyenaemia: the selfie that could save lives
    Australian medical students Jennifer Tang and Jarrel Seah’s innovative app for detecting anaemia beat entries from 33,000 students across the globe to take out Microsoft’s 2014 Imagine Cup. Their visionary solution is building a stronger bridge between medicine and technology which could change the lives of millions across the globe.


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