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Thailand’s EGCO buys first Australian wind farm
23 Jul 2013
Thailand’s Electricity Generating Public Company Ltd (EGCO) has acquired its first wind farm in Australia, where foreign investment in the nation’s sustainable energy market is gathering pace.
Australia opens $25m tropical sciences institute
22 Jul 2013
The Australian Government has opened the $25 million Cairns Institute of marine and science studies at James Cook University (JCU), underscoring the nation’s commitment to world-class research.
Australia lays foundation for ICT workforce growth
17 Jul 2013
Australia’s ICT workforce is expected to grow seven per cent by 2017 and the nation is laying the groundwork now to keep pace with the digital economy.
Australia’s new CEFC finances two wind farms
16 Jul 2013
The Australian Government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) started operations on 1 July and has announced financing for two major wind farms.
A$10 million for Australian bionic eye research
11 Jul 2013
The Australian government is providing an extra $A10 million to fund Australian researchers working to develop a bionic eye.
Australia sets up $36m centre to support business in the Asian Century
10 Jul 2013
Australia’s unique position as a platform to access the dynamic high-growth Asian region has been strengthened with the establishment of a new $36 million centre to support business in the Asian Century.
German and Australian companies cooperate on advanced carbon fibre research
9 Jul 2013
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between leading business and research organisations in Germany and Australia aimed at developing the global market for carbon fibre composites.
Australia ranks sixth in world FDI confidence index
4 Jul 2013
Australia ranked sixth in AT Kearney’s 2013 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index for a second straight year as the nation’s natural resources attracted the attention of hundreds of executives in companies with combined annual revenue of m ...
Precinct Chair shares vision for the future of Australian manufacturing
1 Jul 2013
The Chairman of Australia’s new Manufacturing Industry Innovation Precinct, Albert Goller, says the future of Australian manufacturing lies in innovating and challenging the status quo.
Australian innovation turns Jacob’s Creek into global success
27 Jun 2013
Australia’s commitment to innovation has helped turn Australia’s Jacob’s Creek into a global investment success story for the premium wine brand’s French owner, according to an executive from global wine and spirits group Pernod Ricard.

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