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Advanced Manufacturing, Services and Technologies specialist to join Austrade
18 Aug 2014
Paul Field is set to join the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) as a Senior Investment Specialist, in line with the Australian Government’s increased focus on attracting foreign direct investment.
UK’s Cussons buys organic Australian yoghurt brand, builds Asia-Pacific premium food portfolio
11 Aug 2014
Global consumer group PZ Cussons has acquired Australian organic yoghurt company five:am, expanding its Asia-Pacific presence by adding a second premium Australian food brand to its portfolio.
S&P affirms Australia’s AAA rating and stable outlook
11 Aug 2014
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has affirmed Australia’s AAA rating and stable outlook, the second major agency to do so recently.
Australia’s credentials as a tourism investment destination draw international hoteliers
5 Aug 2014
Australia’s stable, low-risk profile and strong economic fundamentals provide a solid foundation for tourism investors looking to benefit from the growth in Chinese international travel, according to the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade).
Economy-wide smart sensor network project connects farms
5 Aug 2014
Tasmania’s Sense-T project has moved a step further towards creating the world’s first economy-wide intelligent sensor network with the rollout of large-scale farm trials of new sensing technology and smart phone apps.
Food Futures Conference to focus on agricultural development policy in Northern Australia
1 Aug 2014
The upcoming Food Futures Conference in Darwin will focus on agricultural development policy in Northern Australia, an area the Federal Government sees as key to the expansion of Australia’s agribusiness sector.
Data Alert: Australia’s quality of life is among the highest in OECD
29 Jul 2014
Australia’s quality of life is one of the best in the world, according to the Organization for Cooperation and Development’s Better Life Index 2014. In the annual report, the OECD gauges its 34 economies on a range of factors.
Italy’s Ermenegildo Zegna in joint venture with Australian wool property Achill
25 Jul 2014
Italian luxury fashion label Ermenegildo Zegna has taken a majority stake in Australian superfine wool producer Achill. The joint venture is a first for the iconic men’s fashion brand, a move that vertically integrates its production and highlights A ...
Australia a top 20 global innovator
23 Jul 2014
Australia has achieved its highest ever ranking in The 2014 Global Innovation Index (GII), rising among the world’s top 20 innovators in a measure published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization.
Data Alert: Australia’s expatriate cost of living falls sharply – Mercer Cost of Living Survey
22 Jul 2014
The cost of living in Australia’s major cities has fallen sharply for expatriates, Mercer’s 2014 Cost of Living Survey showed.

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