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Australia’s world-class resources and energy sectors attract investment from around the globe. In Australia investors will find a stable and efficient regulatory environment, intellectual property protection, a highly skilled and multi-lingual workforce, and a strong culture of innovation.

Investment Opportunities in Australian Resources and Energy

Australia has significant reserves of mineral and primary energy resources including iron ore, coal, gas, uranium, wind and solar. This abundance underpins Australia’s position as a major global exporter of minerals and energy resources and products.

Australia’s resources sector is in a period of significant growth as it moves from the investment phase to the production phase of the mining boom. As major projects are completed, the iron ore, coal and LNG sectors will experience a large-scale ramp-up in production capacity.

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“Australian companies lead the world in mining technology, services and equipment because they spend so much of their time and effort in the area of innovation”
Alan Broome, Chairman Emeritus, Austmine

Case Studies

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Acciona
Acciona energised by investment into ‘strategically important’ Australia
When the Australian Government committed to a Renewable Energy Target (RET) 10 years ago, Spanish-based global company, Acciona, saw the potential for a whole range of ex ...
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Success Story: Bhushan Steel
Why one of India’s largest steel producers has found a ‘second home’ in Australia
With big plans and even bigger ambitions, Bhushan Steel says Australia will play a major role in its future.
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Success Story: SGS Group
SGS is invested in Australia’s success
For Swiss-based organisation, SGS, Australia’s diverse and thriving economy means decades of opportunity and unlimited space to grow.
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China’s Juye Solar invests a further A$6 million in RayGen
Chinese solar energy company Juye Solar has made a new investment of A$6 million in Australian technology leader RayGen Resources, which has developed the world’s first concentrated solar photovoltaic ...
Canada's strong and growing investment ties with Australia
Canada continues to be an important investor in Australia, especially in the financing and construction of infrastructure, resources and energy, and agribusiness, according to Australia’s Trade and In ...
Asia’s growth key to Australia remaining a mining power
Longer-term demand for Australian resources and energy will remain strong because of the rising middle class in the Asia Pacific, according to Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb.
UK’s Tracerco opens new reservoir analysis lab in Western Australia
British industrial technology specialist Tracerco (part of FTSE 100 Johnson Matthey Group) has opened new laboratory facilities in Perth, Western Australia, to provide reservoir tracing services to cu ...

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Why Australia - Benchmark Report

Benchmark Report 2015

The Benchmark Report considers the key investor Indicators of Growth, Innovation, Talent, Location, and Business and compares Australia's position with other countries
Benchmark Report

Data Alerts

Data Alerts provide the latest statistics and figures on Australia's performance across key economic and financial related indicators
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