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Austrade media releases are displayed below.

Other trade-related media releases and speeches are available from the Minister for Trade, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), and the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC).

2011 Media Releases

Victorian Companies Honoured for Export Success 9 Dec 2011
Two Victorian firms won awards at last night's 49th Australian Export Awards, hosted by Trade Minister, Craig Emerson, in Brisbane.
South Australian Companies Honoured for Export Success 9 Dec 2011
Three South Australian firms won awards at last night's 49th Australian Export Awards, hosted by Trade Minister, Craig Emerson in Brisbane.
Queensland Companies Take Top Export Honours 9 Dec 2011
Three Queensland firms have won awards, including the Prime Minister’s Australian Exporter of the Year, at the 49th Australian Export Awards ceremony, hosted by Trade Minister, Craig Emerson, in Brisb ...
NSW Companies Honoured for Export Success 9 Dec 2011
Three NSW firms won awards at last night’s 49th Australian Export Awards, hosted by Trade Minister, Craig Emerson in Brisbane.
ACT Company Honoured for Export Success 9 Dec 2011
ACT company, Aspen Medical, has been recognised with the Large Services Award at last night’s 49th Australian Export Awards, hosted by Trade Minister Craig Emerson in Brisbane.
2011 Prime Minister's Australian Exporter of the Year Announced (Ministerial) 8 Dec 2011
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has named engineering firm Sedgman Limited as the 2011 Australian Exporter of the Year, praising its commitment to innovation and sustainability.
Awards honour Australian exporters (Ministerial) 8 Dec 2011
Some of Australia's most innovative and successful exporters were honoured for their achievements tonight at the 49th Australian Export Awards.
Hong Kong
Australia’s natural health and beauty industry shines in Hong Kong 10 Nov 2011
Some of Australia’s most sought-after cosmetic and natural health products are on show at Cosmoprof Asia 2011, the region’s premier industry event.
Using tablet technology to share stories of Australian creativity and talent 7 Nov 2011
Austrade has launched its first iPad app, the Australia Unlimited magazine, which promotes the nation’s achievements in science, culture and commerce.
Australia Unlimited ipad App 4 Nov 2011
A new, monthly iPad app, the Australia Unlimited magazine, is now available, leading the way for the Government’s adoption of digital technology.
Australian Export Awards Finalists 3 Nov 2011
In announcing the 75 finalists for the 49th Australian Export Awards, Trade Minister Craig Emerson congratulated them for their innovative use of new technology and energy efficient production methods ...
Report highlights Australia's dynamic financial services industry 5 Oct 2011
Trade Minister Craig Emerson today welcomed the release of a report by Austrade, the Australian Trade Commission, explaining Australia's economic strength and its attraction as a regional financial se ...
New Appointments to the Austrade Executive 2 Sep 2011
The Chief Executive of Austrade, Peter Grey, today announced Austrade’s new Senior Executive Group which will lead and shape Austrade’s trade, investment and international education efforts.
Colombia
Austrade Office and Australian Consulate-General for Colombia (Ministerial) 30 Aug 2011
Trade Minister and Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs Craig Emerson announced today the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) would open a new office and manage an Australian Consulate-General in Bo ...
China
Minister leads Australia-China 2.0 Trade Mission (Ministerial) 2 Aug 2011
Trade and Acting Foreign Minister Craig Emerson will lead one of the largest ever trade delegations to leave Australia for Asia when he departs this week for the Australia-China 2.0 Trade Mission to C ...
New Financial Services Gateway Website (Ministerial) 1 Jul 2011
Austrade, the Australian Trade Commission, today launched an online portal which will help international investors navigate Australia’s financial sector while enhancing the country’s appeal as a regio ...
Ceiling raised on initial payment of Export Market Development Grants (Ministerial) 1 Jul 2011
Exporters will receive a higher initial reimbursement for their promotional expenses under the latest round of Export Market Development Grants.
China
Australia-China 2.0 Trade Mission (Ministerial) 24 Jun 2011
The Foreign Affairs Minister Kevin Rudd has officially launched the Australia-China 2.0 trade mission in Brisbane today.
A fresh brand for Australian education (Parliamentary Secretary for Trade) 7 Jun 2011Education and Training
Parliamentary Secretary for Trade Justine Elliot has announced a new brand for Australia’s international education sector, Future Unlimited.
New direction for Austrade (Ministerial) 17 May 2011
Trade Minister Craig Emerson today announced a comprehensive reform of the Australian Trade Commission, Austrade, aimed at better meeting the needs of Australian businesses.

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