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UK provider to oil and gas industry expands Australian operations
8 Apr 2010
The United-Kingdom-based oil services group, OEG Offshore, has expanded its Australian operations. OEG Offshore is a specialist provider of A60 pressurised engineering cabins, containers and baskets for the offshore oil and gas industry.
Australia and Italy discuss investment opportunities
4 Mar 2010
Australian and Italian businesses have discussed investment opportunities during a recent high-level Italian business delegation to Australia.
Floating LNG technology for Australia's northwest coast
22 Oct 2009
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), the global energy and petrochemical group, is to use new Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) technology to process gas discoveries in the Browse Basin, off the northwest coast of Australia.
Australia ranked second in world for quality of life
14 Oct 2009
The United Nations Development Program’s just published Human Development -Report 2009 has ranked Australia second among 182 countries for quality of life.
IMF cites Australia as only advanced country to record positive growth in 2009
13 Oct 2009
In its just released World Economic Outlook (WEO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cited Australia as being the only advanced economy on track to record positive growth in 2009.
Australia increases global competitiveness ranking
9 Sep 2009
Australia’s ranking in global competitiveness has improved over the last year. Australia’s new ranking – at 15th – puts it ahead of European countries such as France and Italy.
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.
German heavy shipping agent expands operations in Australia
12 Aug 2009
The German heavy lift shipping agent Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land (SAL) has expanded operations in Australia with a new office in Fremantle.
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.
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.

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