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Australia’s FDI doubles over five years to 2012
26 Jul 2013
Inward foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into Australia more than doubled over the five years to 2012 to US$231 billion, according to the latest annual data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Online payment firm Braintree opens in Australia
25 Jul 2013
Online payments firm Braintree has expanded to Australia, increasing payment options in an active e-commerce market.
Australia opens second phase of carbon-fibre research centre
24 Jul 2013
Australia has opened the second stage of a $103 million research facility devoted to developing cutting-edge carbon-fibre materials for aerospace, automotive and other industries in a move that strengthens the nation’s position as a global centre for ...
Data Alert: Australia’s business efficiency a global stand-out
24 Jul 2013
Australia’s efficient regulatory environment and business-friendly economy have scored high marks on two key global competitiveness reports.
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.

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