Search

Investors
Australia offers a wealth
of opportunities

utility-emailutility-printutility-pdfContact usChange to standard fontChange to large font

Investor Update: Advanced ManufacturingClick to subscribe to this Investor Updates RSS feed

Australia ranked second in world for quality of life
14 Oct 2009
The United Nations Development Program’s just published Human Development -Report 2009 has ranked Australia second among 182 countries for quality of life.
IMF cites Australia as only advanced country to record positive growth in 2009
13 Oct 2009
In its just released World Economic Outlook (WEO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cited Australia as being the only advanced economy on track to record positive growth in 2009.
Japanese manufacturer opens Townsville office
9 Oct 2009
Yokogawa Electric Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of instrumentation and process control, has opened an office in Townsville, Queensland.
Canadian filtration manufacturer opens in Australia
24 Sep 2009
One Eye Industries, the Calgary Alberta-based designer and manufacturer of industrial magnetic and filtration technology, has announced expansion plans with the opening of an Australian office in Brisbane.
Australia increases global competitiveness ranking
9 Sep 2009
Australia’s ranking in global competitiveness has improved over the last year. Australia’s new ranking – at 15th – puts it ahead of European countries such as France and Italy.
US manufacturer opens new facility in Australia
31 Aug 2009
Massachusetts-based W R Grace, a supplier of catalysts, silica products and speciality construction materials and systems, has announced the opening of a new facility in Australia.
Australia boosts innovation funding
14 Aug 2009
The Australian Government has boosted funding for collaborative research and innovation with a $243 million grant. The funding is part of the government’s Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) program.
Less red tape and compliance costs for Investors
5 Aug 2009
The Australian Government has announced measures to streamline Australia’s foreign investment regime which will cut red tape and compliance costs and improve Australia’s competitiveness as a place to invest.
Major Australian Government funding for research and innovation
21 Jul 2009
The Australian Government has announced a funding allocation of $8.6 billion during 2009-10 for research and innovation – up 25 per cent on the previous year.
Australia to stage Trade 2020 forums
16 Jul 2009
The Australian Minister for Trade, Simon Crean, has announced Trade 2020, a series of high-level forums to generate ideas and vision for Australia’s ongoing commercial engagement with the world.

Site Information

Austrade makes no warranty, express or implied as to the fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy or usefulness of any information contained in this document. Any consequential loss or damage suffered as a result of reliance on this information is the sole responsibility of the user.