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Media Releases

Shaping the future of international education 17 Apr 2015
Austrade, the Australian Government’s international education promotion agency, is holding a series of open workshops across Australia seeking input on future directions for Australia’s international education and training sector.
Baby boomer women trading with China 19 Mar 2015
Australia’s female international entrepreneurs are predominantly baby boomers with a thirst for international growth, according to the second report from a five-year joint study by Women in Global Business (WIGB) and the University of Melbourne.
Business Dialogue strengthens commercial ties with Vietnam 17 Mar 2015
The Prime Minister of Vietnam, His Excellency Nguyen Tan Dung, and 12 senior ministers from his Government today attended a major summit with Australian business leaders in Sydney.
Robb welcomes JBS-Primo deal approval (Ministerial) 5 Mar 2015
Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb has welcomed the conditional approval by Treasurer Joe Hockey of JBS Australia’s $A1.45 billion acquisition of Australian Consolidated Food Holdings (Primo).



City of Sydney Luncheon – Future Asia Business 24 Feb 2015
Austrade CEO Bruce Gosper Speech - City of Sydney Luncheon – Future Asia Business on Tuesday 24 February 2015
EU Economic & Commercial Counsellors and Chambers of Commerce 4 Dec 2014
Austrade CEO Bruce Gosper Speech - EU Economic & Commercial Counsellors and Chambers of Commerce on Thursday 4 December 2014
International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) (Ministerial) 25 Sep 2014
It’s great to be here tonight talking about mining and resources, something that has been so important in the development of both Victoria and Australia.
Ministerial Statement on Investment (Ministerial) 23 Sep 2014
I’m pleased to present and table the inaugural annual Investment Statement to the Parliament. This delivers on a commitment the Coalition made at the 2013 Federal Election.


Latest from Austrade

Report highlights the business opportunities in India’s automotive sector 13 Apr 2015
India’s growing automotive sector offers exciting opportunities for Australian technologies, research and componentry, according to a new report.
Strong prospects for Australian companies in Latin American oil and gas sector 10 Apr 2015
Latin America’s oil and gas sector holds a wealth of opportunities for Australian companies, with the region set to be one of the fastest-growing areas for oil and gas production over the next decade following widespread reform in multiple markets.
Deadline approaching for EMDG Review survey responses 7 Apr 2015
Australian businesses that received a survey on the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme have until 20 April to respond. Your feedback is vital to ensuring a comprehensive review of the scheme and identifying areas for improvement.
Second round of tariff cuts delivers dividends for Australian exports to Japan 2 Apr 2015
The second round of tariff cuts under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) came into force on 1 April 2015, strengthening Australia’s competitive advantage in a wide range of sectors.


Success Stories

Australian science shines for Pfizer 13 Mar 2015
A new collaboration with Australia's Monash University is the latest of many partnerships between global biopharmaceutical company Pfizer and Australian research institutes.
Exporting best practice road solutions to India 13 Mar 2015
VicRoads is exporting its best practice road strategies globally, helping countries like India improve their road safety.
AUSTREX helps to build Pakistan’s dairy industry 6 Mar 2015
A partnership between Australian Rural Exports (AUSTREX) and DairyCare Pakistan is providing high quality livestock and genetics to Pakistani dairy farmers, bolstering food security and helping with building an industry.


Stories of Australian achievement

  1. Luke Mangan, Man of the Land
    On the eve of a high-profile dinner highlighting Australian produce at his Tokyo restaurant, chef Luke Mangan reflects on his international career, the changing face of Australian dining, and the evolving attitudes international customers have to Australian food and beverages.
  2. Artisan flavours from Australia’s Sunshine Coast
    The natural beauty and laid back lifestyle of the Sunshine Coast has made the region attractive not only to local and international visitors but to cutting edge businesses keen to export their clean green produce around the globe.
  3. Technology the canvas, story the art
    The Spinifex Group are exemplars of an Australian company with a ‘born global’ philosophy. Niche, scalable, and with a highly specialised service offering, they have positioned themselves to capture international opportunities from day one — winning central roles on the world’s greatest creative stages along the way.
  4. Eyenaemia: the selfie that could save lives
    Australian medical students Jennifer Tang and Jarrel Seah’s innovative app for detecting anaemia beat entries from 33,000 students across the globe to take out Microsoft’s 2014 Imagine Cup. Their visionary solution is building a stronger bridge between medicine and technology which could change the lives of millions across the globe.


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