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Australia’s new Adelaide-based space agency welcomes investment

14 Dec 2018

The Australian Space Agency will be located in Adelaide by mid-2019 and is set to employ 20 full-time equivalent staff members.

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Australia holds world record for longest period of growth among developed economies

28 Nov 2018

Australia's economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 0.9% in seasonally adjusted terms over the June quarter 2018, according to the latest National Accounts figures recently released by the Australian ...

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Machine learning links Adelaide University with Lockheed Martin

19 Oct 2018

US defence contractor Lockheed Martin Australia has become the first foundation partner for the University of Adelaide’s new Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML).

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Lockheed Martin and Deakin University join forces to boost capacity of robotic exoskeleton

9 Oct 2018

US-based Lockheed Martin has partnered with Deakin University’s Institute for Intelligent Systems Research (IISRI) to work on improving the aerospace manufacturer’s FORTIS Exoskeleton

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Australian Space Agency seals deal with Airbus to foster innovation and skills

8 Oct 2018

The Australian Space Agency (ASA) and Airbus have signed a statement of intent that will see the European aerospace corporation provide support for space discovery, technology development and connecti ...

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Airbus forms local partnerships to support Australia’s space industry

31 Aug 2018

European aerospace corporation Airbus has confirmed its long-term commitment to Australia’s space sector by announcing two new partnerships.

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Accenture opens Canberra innovation hub for defence and national security

20 Aug 2018

US consultancy firm Accenture has opened an innovation hub for defence and national security in Canberra.

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Global satellite company SITAEL sets up Australian headquarters in Adelaide

5 Jul 2018

Italy’s largest privately owned space company, SITAEL, is opening an Australian office to design, develop and manufacture small satellite platforms and payloads.

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BAE Systems awarded A$35 billion Future Frigates program

4 Jul 2018

UK company BAE Systems has been selected as preferred tenderer for the SEA 5000 program to deliver the Australian Government’s nine Future Frigates for the Royal Australian Navy.

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A look at the Foreign Investment Review Board 2016–17 Annual Report

18 Jun 2018

Australia continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investment, with China and the US the top two sources of approved investment.

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Australia remained in the top ten global destinations for FDI in 2017

15 Jun 2018

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Australia, which more than doubled in 2016, maintained their high level at US$46 billion in 2017.

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Australia’s inward FDI stock surged to almost A$850 billion in 2017

15 May 2018

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australia’s inward foreign direct investment stock reached A$849 billion last year, an increase of seven per cent on the previous year and more than ...

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Navantia Australia opens naval design and engineering centre in Melbourne

8 May 2018

Naval shipbuilder Navantia Australia, a subsidiary of Spain-based Navantia S.A., has opened a new design and engineering centre in Melbourne.

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General Dynamics Mission Systems opens new Australian engineering centre

4 May 2018

Aerospace and defence organisation General Dynamics Mission Systems is expanding its presence in Canberra by opening a new office and engineering resource centre.

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