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Data Alert: Australian pension funds growth the world’s highest
24 Feb 2014
Australia has experienced the highest growth rate in pension (superannuation) assets and remains the world’s fourth largest pension market, valued at US$1.6 trillion, according to the Towers Watson Global Pensions Asset Study – 2014. The figure repre ...
Australian 4G networks now the fastest in the world
23 Feb 2014
Australia's 4G networks deliver the fastest download speeds in the world, according to a new report by British wireless coverage mapping company, OpenSignal.
Australian Government commits A$186 million to support international collaboration in research
22 Feb 2014
The Australian Government last month announced A$186 million in funding for Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) to drive research that will deliver practical benefits to industry and the community.
BASF launches new €2.5 million training centre in Australia
19 Feb 2014
German chemical company, BASF has expanded its Australian operations with a €2.5 million automotive refinish training centre in the state of New South Wales.
GrainCorp invests A$125 million to strengthen manufacturing operations in Australia
17 Feb 2014
Australia’s GrainCorp Oils has announced a $125 million investment to expand and consolidate its edible oils and spreads manufacturing operations in the country.
Hewlett-Packard teams up with University of South Australia to incubate new technology
17 Feb 2014
US computer and business services giant, Hewlett-Packard (HP) has partnered with the University of South Australia (UniSA) to establish a research centre in Adelaide to develop and incubate new business ideas and technologies for commercialisation.
Australia’s investment priorities announced
14 Feb 2014
Trade and Investment Minister, Mr Andrew Robb announced Australia’s priority areas of foreign direct investment today.
IBM collaborates with Australia’s Department of Defence on cyber security research
13 Feb 2014
IBM Australia and the Australian Government’s Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) have entered into a new alliance to carry out research on a range of high-end defence technologies.
Discovery by Australian scientists to advance sustainable sugarcane farming
11 Feb 2014
Australian scientists have discovered a new species of bacterium that could replace nitrogen as a fertiliser in sugar cane farming while helping to improve crop yield. The discovery could make environmentally friendly farming practices more cost-effe ...
Australia open for business
10 Feb 2014
The Australian Government would kick start private sector growth through greater foreign investment and less red tape, Trade and Investment Minister, Mr Andrew Robb said in a recent speech to a group of US investors and policy makers.

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