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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
10 Mar 2017
This week’s readings provide views and analysis on Australia and the global economy.
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Economic analysis
Core Arguments and Facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Innovation
10 Mar 2017
Innovation is one of the six major reasons for investing in Australia underlined in Austrade’s 2017 Benchmark Report (BMR). The BMR also highlights our world-class scientific and academic institutions ...
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Economic analysis
Updating the Australian economic story
9 Mar 2017
The past month has seen several substantial data releases, including details on the Q4:2016 national accounts and balance of payments. This set of numbers provides a nice opportunity to assess the sta ...
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Investor Update
Huawei partners with James Cook University
9 Mar 2017
China’s leading ICT solutions provider, Huawei, is partnering with James Cook University (JCU) to develop the latest connectivity innovation through Australia’s first Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) lab in C ...
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Latest from Austrade
Australian tech ingenuity heads to SXSW Interactive
9 Mar 2017
The promotion of Australian innovation and ingenuity across the United States continues with Austrade leading a delegation to South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2017 in Austin, Texas from 10-15 Mar ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Australia leading the global quantum race
8 Mar 2017
Physicist Michelle Simmons has turned Australia into a global powerhouse in the international race to develop a viable quantum computer.
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Australia Unlimited feature
The revolutionary blood test to detect breast cancer
8 Mar 2017
Scientist Dharmica Mistry has developed a new blood test for breast cancer that could see the end of intrusive mammograms for women.
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Investor Update
US DevOps consultancy opens Melbourne office to tap into Australia’s digital transformation
8 Mar 2017
Contino, a US-based enterprise DevOps and cloud transformation consultancy, has opened an office in Melbourne to take advantage of investment opportunities in digital transformation.
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Latest from Austrade
Developing pathways to maintain tourism growth
8 Mar 2017
Leading tourism policymakers and industry stakeholders held their first Tourism Access Working Group meeting for 2017, to ensure Australia’s tourism sector continues to grow and the government and ind ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Social media: the new frontier in mental health
8 Mar 2017
Leading mental health researcher Helen Christensen is developing world-first digital programs designed to help reduce rates of mental illness and suicide.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Bringing creative ideas to market
7 Mar 2017
Envato co-founder Cyan Ta’eed explains how the bootstrapped startup has become one of the world’s leading online marketplaces for digital media.
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Media releases
Indonesia Australia Business Week (Ministerial)
6 Mar 2017
This week I will lead a major trade mission to Indonesia for Indonesia-Australia Business Week (IABW).
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Australia Unlimited feature
Empowering women by vaccinating chickens
6 Mar 2017
Veterinarian Robyn Alders is making a big difference in the lives of women in Asia and Africa by developing a sustainable vaccination program for chickens against the highly contagious and deadly Newc ...
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Education news
Edutech US Market Snapshot
6 Mar 2017
This report is a snapshot of the US education technology (edutech) sector; its size, the drivers of growth and demand, trends in product development, major players and influential organisations, incub ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
A winning way with Australian merino wool
5 Mar 2017
The Sydney sisters behind fashion label macgraw have created an innovative new lace from wool that is winning them attention on the global stage.
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Australia Unlimited feature
The Australian scientist fighting malaria and tuberculosis
4 Mar 2017
Dr Clare Smith’s pioneering research investigates the role of the human genome in the spread of disease. The Australian scientist is focusing her efforts on the global fight against malaria and tuberc ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Australian women making their mark in music
4 Mar 2017
Celebrating the Australian women who have made their mark in the music industry.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
3 Mar 2017
This week’s readings provide views and analysis on the global economy.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Designer of Dreams
2 Mar 2017
Paul Vasileff is a favourite on the red carpet and in the couture realm. At just 26, this down-to-earth designer operates a growing business in Adelaide and made his Paris debut with a haute couture c ...
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Media releases
FTAs bed down benefits for Australian manufacturers (Ministerial)
28 Feb 2017
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar in Sydney on Friday 3 March to help local businesses make the most of Australia's free trade agreements (FTAs) with ...
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