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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.
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 ...
German investment in new mine in Queensland
22 Jun 2009
The Dusseldorf-based firm, Direct Invest, is investing in the construction of a new $250 million coal mine in the Surat Basin in Queensland. The construction is linked to a clean coal research project and is due to begin in July.
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.
UK industrial tech invests in Australia
20 May 2009
Leading UK industrial technology company, Tracerco, which provides a range of process diagnostics services and specialist measurement solutions to the world’s process industries, is investing £1 million in regional services centres in Australia and A ...

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