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Tourism Australia Aquatic and Coastal campaign launches in China (Ministerial)
13 Apr 2016
Tonight I will be launching Tourism Australia’s new Aquatic and Coastal campaign in China which will promote Australia’s iconic, world-class aquatic and coastal attractions to our fastest growing tour ...
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Australia Week in China (Ministerial)
11 Apr 2016
Australia’s largest ever trade mission – Australia Week in China 2016 (AWIC) – will drive export sales and investment into Australia, creating local jobs and driving economic growth.
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Statement regarding the review of taxation arrangements for Working Holiday Makers (Ministerial)
8 Apr 2016
On 16 March 2016 the Government announced that it would conduct a review of the 2015 Budget measure on tax arrangements for visitors on Working Holiday Maker (WHM) visas due to significant industry co ...
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Australia Week in China 2016 explores new frontiers in education and tourism (Ministerial)
8 Apr 2016
China is an extremely important market for Australia – it is our largest source of international students and our highest-spending tourism market with both sectors experiencing strong growth.
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Australia Week - Australia's largest ever trade mission (Ministerial)
4 Apr 2016
I am delighted to announce Australia Week in China will be Australia's largest ever trade mission. More than 1000 Australian business leaders, mostly from small and medium enterprises, will make up th ...
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More tariff cuts under Japan FTA (Ministerial)
1 Apr 2016
Australian businesses are continuing to reap the benefits of the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) with a third round of tariffs cuts occurring today.
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New FTA Portal empowering exporters (Ministerial)
23 Mar 2016
Small and medium enterprises looking to export are the big winners from a new Coalition Government initiative to give them quick and easy access to trade information.
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Record numbers of Aussies holidaying at home will help tourism hit 2020 targets (Ministerial)
17 Mar 2016
The Australian tourism industry’s continuing run of record breaking numbers confirms the industry as one of the five key super-growth sectors for the next decade.
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Ensuring Australia remains a top destination for backpackers (Ministerial)
17 Mar 2016
Working Holiday Makers are vital for two of our key super growth sectors for the next decade – agriculture and tourism.
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Overseas visitors break tourism records (Ministerial)
2 Mar 2016
Australian tourism exports are breaking records as international visitors are spending more and staying longer.
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Realising the potential of tourism in Northern Australia (Ministerial)
29 Feb 2016
Northern Australia has some of our most iconic and spectacular tourist attractions – its remoteness, ruggedness and sheer beauty are unique and places such as Kakadu National Park and Kimberley Gorge ...
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Australian Government looks to Shanghai for next landing pad (Ministerial)
26 Feb 2016
The Australian Government intends to establish a landing pad in Shanghai, China’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, to help our innovators access talent and opportunities globally.
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Robb to lead historic mission to Cuba (Special Envoy for Trade)
23 Feb 2016
In a historic chapter of the Australia-Cuba bilateral relationship, Special Envoy for Trade Andrew Robb will lead Australia’s first ever business mission to Cuba this week.
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VDL sale approval a common sense decision by the Treasurer (Ministerial)
23 Feb 2016
I welcome today’s decision by the Foreign Investment Review Board to approve the sale of the Van Diemen’s Land Company (VDL) to Moon Lake Investments.
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AUSBW will help build future growth in the US market (Ministerial)
21 Feb 2016
Tourism is a major contributor to the Australian economy – it’s one of five key “super-growth” sectors for the next decade and is currently supporting around a million jobs, or one in 12 workers in Au ...
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Aussie start-ups touch down in San Francisco (Ministerial)
19 Feb 2016
Minister for Trade and Investment, Steven Ciobo, Assistant Minister for Innovation, Wyatt Roy, and Special Envoy for Trade, Andrew Robb, today officially launched the Australian Government’s first Lan ...
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Growth strategies on the agenda as Tourism Ministers meet in Perth (Ministerial)
19 Feb 2016
Today in Perth I will be chairing the 68th Tourism Ministers’ Meeting, bringing together Tourism Ministers from state and territory governments, and representatives from New Zealand, to discuss ways i ...
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Improving tourism infrastructure in Victoria (Ministerial)
18 Feb 2016
The Melbourne Cricket Ground will receive an infrastructure upgrade as part of the latest round of the Federal Government’s Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure programme (TDDI).
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$1 million funding boost for SA tourism infrastructure (Ministerial)
17 Feb 2016
South Australian tourism projects will receive a $1 million funding boost in the latest round of the Australian Government’s Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure programme (TDDI).
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Taking the lead for Australia United States Business Week (AUSBW) (Ministerial)
15 Feb 2016
Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will lead a business delegation to the United States today to launch the inaugural Australia United States Business Week (AUSBW), a program that will visit si ...
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