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Tobruk due to arrive at the Port of Bundaberg (Ministerial)
13 Dec 2016
The Royal Australian Navy's ex-HMAS Tobruk is expected to arrive at the Port of Bundaberg between 2pm and 3pm on Wednesday 14 December 2016, subject to weather.
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Supporting growth and sustainable tourism is second nature (Ministerial)
13 Dec 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will visit the Belair National Park near Adelaide today as the Government examines new ways to promote Australia's natural beauty.
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Education news
Deeper market insight through enhanced MIP Orbis dashboards
12 Dec 2016
Better use of data to improve marketing strategies and learning outcomes is part of the game-changing themes of AIE2025. Based on feedback from users, Austrade has developed new interactive MIP Orbis ...
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KAFTA continues to deliver at the two year mark (Ministerial)
12 Dec 2016
Today marks the second anniversary of the entry into force of Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA). KAFTA is delivering strong trade results across a broad range of sectors in Australia, and ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
9 Dec 2016
This week’s readings focus on the adoption of internet finance by Asian consumers, and insights from travelling economists.
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Media releases
G'Day USA 2017 (Ministerial)
9 Dec 2016
Today we are pleased to launch the 2017 G'Day USA program, the premiere public, cultural and economic diplomacy initiative promoting Australia in the United States.
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Australia Unlimited feature
The Australian roboticist helping blind people see with the click of a button
8 Dec 2016
Marita Cheng has co-created a smartphone app that uses artificial intelligence to help vision-impaired people identify objects by verbalising descriptions in seven languages.
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Latest from Austrade
Mauritius: A strategically positioned nation with emerging opportunities
7 Dec 2016
Most people associate Mauritius with sun and sandy beaches. For global businesses, Mauritius is a critical access point to markets in Africa and the Indian Ocean region.
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Media releases
Boeing lands award-winning benefits for Australia (Ministerial)
7 Dec 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt visited Boeing's advanced manufacturing facility at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne yesterday to congratulate the company for their success ...
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Media releases
North Asian tourists driving economic growth (Ministerial)
7 Dec 2016
Today I release the latest International Visitor Survey which shows growth across key Asian markets has resulted in a $12.3 billion contribution to the Australian economy in the last year.
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Media releases
Indonesia Trade Negotiations (Ministerial)
6 Dec 2016
This week I am visiting Indonesia to advance negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA).
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Benefits of North Asia FTAs to be explained in Shepparton (Ministerial)
5 Dec 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Keith Pitt, will host a seminar in Shepparton on Wednesday to help local businesses make the most of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with ...
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Investor Update
Innovative businesses more likely to achieve higher income, profitability and productivity
5 Dec 2016
Australian businesses that are active innovators outperform non-innovators on a range of measures, including sales, value added, employment and profit growth.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
2 Dec 2016
This week’s readings include new research on the link between human freedoms and income, business opportunities in ‘frontier’ economies and the role of international education in influencing elites ve ...
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Media releases
Ex-HMAS Tobruk (II) to become Queensland dive wreck (Ministerial)
2 Dec 2016
Ex-HMAS Tobruk will continue to serve Australia — now as a tourist destination — when it is scuttled off the coast between Bundaberg and Hervey Bay as a dive wreck.
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Economic analysis
Income levels are important in determining education export opportunities
2 Dec 2016
In 2015-16 the value of exports of education travel-related services grew 9.4 per cent in 2015-16 to A$19.9 billion.
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Investor Update
Softbank Robotics to establish its first presence in Australia
2 Dec 2016
Japanese company, SoftBank Robotics, has announced it will be establishing its first presence in Australia with an outpost in one of Queensland’s Fortitude Valley startup and innovation precincts. The ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Celebrating Australian Music
1 Dec 2016
Australia produces some of the best contemporary music in the world. Our musicians, composers and songwriters have had a huge impact globally, with Australia’s unique sound continuing to be critically ...
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Latest from Austrade
Australia’s largest mining delegation visits India to explore evolving opportunities
30 Nov 2016
With India increasingly focused on growing its mining sector by modernising operations and standards, many more opportunities are being identified for Australia’s highly regarded mining sector.
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Investor Update
Global accelerator gives Australian startups a business boost
30 Nov 2016
One of the world’s leading startup support organisations, MassChallenge, has selected ten Australian startup teams as the winners of a national competition to participate in a workshop to be held in t ...
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