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Talented workforce

The Australian labour force is one of the most educated, multicultural and multilingual in the world.

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  • has the world’s highest secondary education enrolment rate 
  • has almost 40 per cent of the workforce holding  a tertiary qualification or advanced diploma
  • is expected to outperform many other developed countries for labour productivity growth in terms of GDP per person employed.
  • More than a quarter of Australia’s labour force of 12.3 million people was born overseas. 

Australia is the fourth most popular study destination for international students and a ‘first choice’ education destination within the Asian region.

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Australian Foreign Investment Guide

The Australian Foreign Investment Guide provides useful information on investing and operating a business in Australia and the range of assistance available to investors.

Australian Foreign Investment Guide

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Investor Map: Australia at a glance

Australia at a glance

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