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Australian Government infrastructure asset sales page now live
22 May 2014
The Australian Government, in its 2014-15 Budget last month, committed to an A$5 billion Asset Recycling Initiative to unlock additional funding for new public infrastructure projects through sales of existing government-owned assets.
Australian carbon fibre research centre a world-first
21 May 2014
Australia’s Deakin University has opened a world leading carbon fibre research facility in the state of Victoria. Carbon fibre composites are exceptionally strong and light, and increasingly being used across a wide range of industries, such as aero ...
Holcim Australia invests A$80 million to retain market leadership
19 May 2014
Holcim Australia, a subsidiary of the Swiss cement and aggregate supplier, has opened a new A$80 million concrete manufacturing facility in the state of Queensland. The 14-hectare plant, located in Ipswich, includes state-of-the-art facilities for m ...
Multi-billion dollar funding announced for national investment priorities
14 May 2014
Australia’s 2014-2015 Budget has brought some welcome announcements for potential investors, with significant funding announced across priority sectors.
New Government initiative to unlock funding for public infrastructure projects
14 May 2014
In its 2014-15 Budget announcement this week, the Australian Government has committed to a new A$5 billion initiative to unlock additional funding for new public infrastructure projects through sales of existing government-owned assets.
Australia invests A$42 million in tropical health and medicine research
11 May 2014
The Australian Government will invest A$42 million in tropical health and medicine research at James Cook University (JCU) in the state of Queensland. Australia is one of the few developed economies in the tropics and has extensive research expertis ...
Data Alert: Australia’s inward FDI stock exceeds A$600 billion in 2013
6 May 2014
Australia’s inward foreign direct investment (FDI) stock reached A$630 billion in 2013, increasing over 40 per cent since 2008. This strong growth reflects Australia’s stable economic expansion over the past two decades.
New report highlights strengths of Australia’s IP system
3 May 2014
Australia has a well-functioning, highly regarded intellectual property (IP) system and all the right ingredients for strong innovation output, according to a new report by IP Australia.
Creative Virtual to open office in Australia
1 May 2014
UK-based self-service interaction specialist, Creative Virtual has opened an office in Australia to cater to growing demand for its customer experience technologies in the region.
New report identifies major growth sectors in Australia
29 Apr 2014
Australia’s economic growth will be driven by gas, agribusiness, tourism, international education and wealth management sectors, according to a new report by professional services firm, Deloitte.

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