Australia offers a wealth
of opportunities

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

Investor Update: News and CommentaryClick to subscribe to this Investor Updates RSS feed

Australia’s investment priorities announced
14 Feb 2014
Trade and Investment Minister, Mr Andrew Robb announced Australia’s priority areas of foreign direct investment today.
IBM collaborates with Australia’s Department of Defence on cyber security research
13 Feb 2014
IBM Australia and the Australian Government’s Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) have entered into a new alliance to carry out research on a range of high-end defence technologies.
Discovery by Australian scientists to advance sustainable sugarcane farming
11 Feb 2014
Australian scientists have discovered a new species of bacterium that could replace nitrogen as a fertiliser in sugar cane farming while helping to improve crop yield. The discovery could make environmentally friendly farming practices more cost-effe ...
Australia open for business
10 Feb 2014
The Australian Government would kick start private sector growth through greater foreign investment and less red tape, Trade and Investment Minister, Mr Andrew Robb said in a recent speech to a group of US investors and policy makers.
Strong SME business confidence signals favourable investment environment
7 Feb 2014
Business confidence among small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in Australia rose significantly in the last quarter of 2013 and is at its highest level in almost three years, according to the December quarter SensisĀ® Business Index.
China’s Greenland Group plans billion dollar investment in Australia
5 Feb 2014
Shanghai-based Greenland Holdings Group recently launched a property project worth over $600 million in Sydney, its first in Australia. This is part of a $1 billion expansion into the country, and includes a development near the Flemington Race Cours ...
$21 million investment to boost Kagome Australia’s global market share
31 Jan 2014
Kagome Australia, a subsidiary of Japan’s Kagome Group, will invest $21 million to expand its tomato processing plant in the state of Victoria. The investment will help the company increase its supply capability and target export markets in Asia.
Australia’s wireless broadband subscriptions ranked first among 34 OECD countries
30 Jan 2014
Australian consumers outranked their global counterparts as early adopters of technology, making the country an ideal test market for new products and services, a recent OECD study shows.
Asia-Pacific access the goal for CodaOctopus’ new Australian office
24 Jan 2014
UK-based underwater technology specialist, CodaOctopus Products Ltd, has established an office in Western Australia to grow its business in the Asia Pacific.
Australian Government injects $25 million into nano-material research
23 Jan 2014
New advances in research on the use of smart nano-materials in biotech and clean energy will be made possible by a $25 million funding boost from the Australian Government.

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.