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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.
Reach for the stars in the southern sky
30 Jul 2009
The entire southern night sky has become more accessible with the launch of the $13 million state-of-the-art, fully-automated Australian National University (ANU) SkyMapper Telescope at the Siding Spring Observatory near Coonabarabran, New South Wale ...
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 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 voted first for business confidence
4 Jun 2009
Australia has been voted as the best place to be in world during the current downturn.

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