Australia offers a wealth
of opportunities

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

Investor Update: BiotechnologyClick to subscribe to this Investor Updates RSS feed

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.
Australian cities in Top Ten for business travel
8 Jul 2009
Australian cities, Adelaide and Perth, have been rated in the Top Ten in the world for business travel, the Economist Intelligence Unit has reported.
Australia signs tax treaty with New Zealand
2 Jul 2009
The Australian Government has signed a new tax treaty with New Zealand. The Australian Minister for Trade, Simon Crean, said that Australia and New Zealand continue to strengthen their economic links and move towards an integrated trans-Tasman econom ...
Australian researchers make cancer breakthrough
30 Jun 2009
Researchers in Sydney have developed a way to overcome drug resistance in tumors, the prestigious medical journal Nature Bioechnology has reported.
Australian scientists make malaria breakthrough
29 Jun 2009
Australian scientists from Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, the Burnet Institute and Deakin University, have made a breakthrough in new treatment options for malaria, one of the world’s most devastating diseases.
Australian scientists find further genetic link between MS and vitamin D
26 Jun 2009
Australian scientists, along with colleagues from New Zealand, have discovered another genetic link between Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and vitamin D metabolism.
Australian Government’s Major Project Facilitation program
15 Jun 2009
The Australian Government encourages private sector investment in productive and sustainable enterprise in order to foster long-term productivity growth in the Australian economy.
Five Australian cities on world's most liveable list
12 Jun 2009
Five Australian cities have ranked in the Top 20 of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2009 Liveability Survey.
Australia to fund bionic eye research after bionic ear success
5 Jun 2009
The Australian Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr, has opened a $50 million competitive grants initiative for research into the bionic eye.

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.