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Australian carbon fibre research centre a world-first
21 May 2014
Australia’s Deakin University has opened a world leading carbon fibre research facility in the state of Victoria. Carbon fibre composites are exceptionally strong and light, and increasingly being used across a wide range of industries, such as aero ...
Holcim Australia invests A$80 million to retain market leadership
19 May 2014
Holcim Australia, a subsidiary of the Swiss cement and aggregate supplier, has opened a new A$80 million concrete manufacturing facility in the state of Queensland. The 14-hectare plant, located in Ipswich, includes state-of-the-art facilities for m ...
Multi-billion dollar funding announced for national investment priorities
14 May 2014
Australia’s 2014-2015 Budget has brought some welcome announcements for potential investors, with significant funding announced across priority sectors.
New Government initiative to unlock funding for public infrastructure projects
14 May 2014
In its 2014-15 Budget announcement this week, the Australian Government has committed to a new A$5 billion initiative to unlock additional funding for new public infrastructure projects through sales of existing government-owned assets.
Australia invests A$42 million in tropical health and medicine research
11 May 2014
The Australian Government will invest A$42 million in tropical health and medicine research at James Cook University (JCU) in the state of Queensland. Australia is one of the few developed economies in the tropics and has extensive research expertis ...
New report highlights strengths of Australia’s IP system
3 May 2014
Australia has a well-functioning, highly regarded intellectual property (IP) system and all the right ingredients for strong innovation output, according to a new report by IP Australia.
Creative Virtual to open office in Australia
1 May 2014
UK-based self-service interaction specialist, Creative Virtual has opened an office in Australia to cater to growing demand for its customer experience technologies in the region.
UK and Australia – important investment partners
25 Apr 2014
Australia's investment relationship with the UK is continuing to grow. Today, the UK is the second biggest investor in Australia, with its share of foreign direct investment (FDI) stock accounting for 13.8 per cent of Australia’s total value.
Zerto targets opportunities in the Asia Pacific with Australian expansion
23 Apr 2014
Israeli software firm, Zerto, has opened an office in Australia to meet growing demand in the Asia Pacific region for effective business continuity and disaster recovery for virtualised data centres and cloud environments.
US firm establishes Melbourne HQ to support Asia Pacific business
22 Apr 2014
Australia’s highly-advanced digital economy, skilled ICT workforce and world-class infrastructure, along with its proximity and familiarity with the dynamic Asia Pacific region, are making it an attractive destination for international firms wanting ...

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