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Australia invests in the future
14 Dec 2015
Australia is investing in the future with a far-reaching A$1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda announced by the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on 7 December 2015.
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Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine launched
7 Dec 2015
The Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) was officially launched on November 30 by the Simon Birmingham, the Minister for Education and Training.
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Rio Tinto investing $1.9 billion to develop bauxite project in Northern Australia
4 Dec 2015
The UK-based global mining group, Rio Tinto, is investing US$1.9 billion to develop the Amrun bauxite project in Northern Australia.
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Funding grant for tourism infrastructure in the Northern Territory
23 Nov 2015
A funding grant of A$775,000 for tourism infrastructure in the Northern Territory has been announced by the Minister for Tourism and International Education, Senator Richard Colbeck, and the Northern ...
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Major global investors at Northern Australia Investment Forum
13 Nov 2015
Some of the world’s biggest investors visited Darwin for the Northern Australia Investment Forum in early November.
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Singapore group to develop heritage Sydney buildings into luxury hotel
1 Oct 2015
Singapore’s Pontiac Land Group will develop the heritage Lands and Education Department buildings in Sydney into a 240-room luxury hotel.
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Thai hotel group invests in Australia’s north
14 Aug 2015
Thailand’s Minor Hotel Group has announced its first deal in Australia’s Northern Territory with the A$57.1 million acquisition of Elan Soho Suites in Darwin.
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Thai hotel group expands presence in Australia
23 Jun 2015
The Minor Hotel Group, part of Minor International PLC, one of the largest hospitality and leisure companies in the Asia Pacific region, has announced plans to expand its presence in Australia with tw ...
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Strong investor interest in prestigious Sydney hotels
3 Jun 2015
Sydney’s prestigious hotel market development continues to be of strong interest to international investors.
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Hong Kong investor signs Melbourne luxury hotel development
21 May 2015
The listed Hong Kong investment group, Far East Consortium, has recently signed an agreement with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Group for the development of a luxury brand hotel in Melbourne.
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Australia’s sound fundamentals attracting global tourism investors
15 Apr 2015
Offshore investors have dominated capital flows into Australian hotels over the past six years, accounting for two thirds of the total transaction volume with inflows totalling in excess of A$6 billio ...
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Chinese insurer makes second Australian tourism purchase
27 Feb 2015
China’s Sunshine Insurance Group has purchased a second Australian tourism property, in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, following its acquisition of Sydney’s Sheraton on the Park hotel last Nove ...
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Updated Australian tourism investment iPad app
23 Feb 2015
Companies considering investing in Australian tourism infrastructure will find up-to-date information in the Australian Tourism: Open for Investment app.
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Wanda to invest A$1.2b in prime Sydney tourism precinct
4 Feb 2015
Chinese property group Wanda has announced plans to invest almost A$1.2 billion dollars in a major mixed-used development at Circular Quay in Sydney.
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China’s top entrepreneur group visits Australia to talk business
8 Dec 2014
Eighteen members of the China Entrepreneur Club (CEC) visited Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne in early December to discuss business opportunities with Australian industry and government representatives ...
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Tourism infrastructure investment specialist joins Austrade
6 Nov 2014
Karen Wales will join the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) as a Senior Investment Specialist focused on attracting investment in tourism infrastructure in Australia.
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China’s Wanda Group to develop first five-star beachfront hotel in Surfers Paradise
3 Sep 2014
Dalian Wanda Group, China’s largest five-star hotel owner, is investing US$900 million in a three-tower, five-star hotel and serviced apartment complex in Surfers Paradise on Australia’s popular Gold ...
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Data Alert: Strong inbound tourist arrivals signal rising investment opportunities in Australia
12 Mar 2014
A record growth in tourist arrivals from the Asia Pacific has increased the demand for investment into Australia’s tourism industry to nearly A$45 billion.
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China’s Greenland Group plans billion dollar investment in Australia
5 Feb 2014
Shanghai-based Greenland Holdings Group recently launched a property project worth over $600 million in Sydney, its first in Australia. This is part of a $1 billion expansion into the country, and inc ...
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Thailand flexes investment muscle in Australia
22 Jan 2014
Thailand’s foreign direct investment has grown faster than any of Australia’s other 20 largest investors, according to the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade).
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