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China’s Wanda Group to develop first five-star beachfront hotel in Surfers Paradise
3 Sep 2014
Dalian Wanda Group, China’s largest five-star hotel owner, is investing US$900 million in a three-tower, five-star hotel and serviced apartment complex in Surfers Paradise on Australia’s popular Gold Coast.
UK-based data operator Global Switch opens second centre in Australia
2 Sep 2014
Data centre owner and operator Global Switch has launched the first stage of a new data centre in Australia, part of the UK-based company’s £1 billion (A$1.8 billion) global expansion plan. The new data centre, Sydney East, is Global Switch’s second ...
University of Melbourne advances to top 50 spot in ARWU global ranking
1 Sep 2014
For the first time an Australian university has appeared in the world’s top 50 in the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The University of Melbourne, Australia’s top ranked university in the ARWU, is placed 44th – up 10 from last y ...
How UK digital agency Precedent grew in the Australian market
27 Aug 2014
UK digital agency Precedent has found success in the Australian market and is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region. Since establishing an Australian presence in 2009, Precedent has set up offices in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney which between them e ...
US company Unitrends buys Australian cloud disaster-recovery software
21 Aug 2014
Data protection company Unitrends has purchased cloud disaster-recovery technology developed by National ICT Australia (NICTA) start-up Yuruware.
Advanced Manufacturing, Services and Technologies specialist to join Austrade
18 Aug 2014
Paul Field is set to join the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) as a Senior Investment Specialist, in line with the Australian Government’s increased focus on attracting foreign direct investment.
UK’s Cussons buys organic Australian yoghurt brand, builds Asia-Pacific premium food portfolio
11 Aug 2014
Global consumer group PZ Cussons has acquired Australian organic yoghurt company five:am, expanding its Asia-Pacific presence by adding a second premium Australian food brand to its portfolio.
S&P affirms Australia’s AAA rating and stable outlook
11 Aug 2014
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has affirmed Australia’s AAA rating and stable outlook, the second major agency to do so recently.
Australia’s credentials as a tourism investment destination draw international hoteliers
5 Aug 2014
Australia’s stable, low-risk profile and strong economic fundamentals provide a solid foundation for tourism investors looking to benefit from the growth in Chinese international travel, according to the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade).
Economy-wide smart sensor network project connects farms
5 Aug 2014
Tasmania’s Sense-T project has moved a step further towards creating the world’s first economy-wide intelligent sensor network with the rollout of large-scale farm trials of new sensing technology and smart phone apps.

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