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Visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories (Ministerial)
16 Dec 2016
I will lead the Australian delegation to the Australia Israel UK Leadership Dialogue this weekend.
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Australia's screen production expertise highlighted in new report (Ministerial)
15 Dec 2016
Today I launch the Australian Screen Production Industry Capability Report, which demonstrates the talent and expertise of the Australian screen industry to potential international partners and invest ...
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Australia hosts trade facilitation dialogue (Ministerial)
14 Dec 2016
The WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement has the potential to reduce the costs of trading goods by 10 per cent for OECD countries, and up to 14 per cent for low-income countries, the Assistant Minister ...
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US cyber security mission to showcase Australian credentials
13 Dec 2016
Australia’s world-class cyber security capabilities and researchers will be showcased to global players attending the RSA Conference in San Francisco from 13–17 February 2017.
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New tourism investment takes South Australia through the roof (Ministerial)
13 Dec 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt today visited Adelaide Oval RoofClimb, one of the city’s newest and most spectacular tourist attractions.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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