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Australia continues to be an attractive destination for FDI
6 May 2011
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Australia continues to grow, demonstrating investor confidence in the strong Australian economy. Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics* shows that, year on year, FDI into Australia grew by 7.5 per c ...
Australia chosen for first helicopter testing centre in southern hemisphere
1 Apr 2011
Global helicopter company, AgustaWestland and the Australian arm of UK-based BAE Systems will jointly establish a state-of-the art helicopter transmission testing facility in Australia, to take advantage of opportunities in the defence industry.
UK engineering firm chooses Australia for first overseas office
9 Feb 2011
United Kingdom high-end engineering consultancy Frazer-Nash will open its first overseas office in Adelaide, South Australia, to take advantage of commercial opportunities in the defence industry.
Australia opens aerospace automation centre
1 Nov 2010
The Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA) has been opened in Brisbane, near the international airport.
Toyota invests in Australian low emissions engine plant
20 Sep 2010
The Japanese car maker, Toyota, has announced that it will build a US$300 million plant in Australia to produce engines which will deliver reduced carbon emissions and improved fuel consumption.
Australia to review Collective Investment Vehicles tax
16 Jul 2010
The Australian government has announced the Terms of Reference for a review by the Board of Taxation into the taxation arrangements that apply to Collective Investment Vehicles (CIVs).
US automotive giant Ford invests in Australia
27 Apr 2010
The US automotive company, Ford, one of the largest car and truck manufacturers in the world, has announced that it will invest an additional $20 million to expand its Geelong Casting Plant in Victoria.
US global conglomerate opens office in Australia
21 Apr 2010
The US global conglomerate, ITT Corporation, has expanded its operations to open an office, ITT Defence Australia Pty Ltd, in Canberra.
Australian green engine technology for Chinese automaker
7 Apr 2010
Australian green engine technology will be developed for one of China’s largest automotive companies under an Australian Government Green Car Innovation Fund grant.
Advanced manufacturing centre launched in Australia
17 Nov 2009
The Australian Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AusAMRC) – a partnership between the US aerospace industry leader Boeing and Swinburne University of Technology – has just been launched by the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Rese ...

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