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More than A$2 billion in renewable energy investment over past three months

13 Jun 2017

More than A$2 billion has been invested in renewable energy projects in Australia within the past three months, totalling an unprecedented A$7.4 billion financial commitment, the Australian Clean Ener ...

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IBM opens fourth data centre in Australia

12 Jun 2017

IBM has opened a fourth data centre in Sydney to meet increased demand for Bluemix, its locally-hosted cloud service, and Watson, its artificially intelligent cognitive computing platform.

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Indonesian bank to establish Australian operations

9 Jun 2017

Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) – the fourth largest bank in Indonesia with assets of over A$40 billion – is to establish Australian headquarters in Melbourne.

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TCS sets up new Innovation Lab in Australia

2 Jun 2017

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a division of India’s Tata Group, will open a TCS Innovation Lab in Australia, creating new jobs for Australians.

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Kingspan opens new insulation manufacturing facility

1 Jun 2017

Kingspan Australia, a division of Ireland-based Kingspan Group, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Somerton, Victoria.

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Microsoft creates 120 new jobs at Asia sales centre in Sydney

31 May 2017

Microsoft has selected Sydney as one of four global Inside Sales Centres, creating 120 new digital seller roles.

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Boeing’s new Adelaide office to create 250 jobs

29 May 2017

Boeing Defence Australia,a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has signed a partnership agreement with the South Australian Government to open a new office in the state.

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Chinese delegation takes the pulse of Aussie medtech

26 May 2017

In a first for the Australian Government, Austrade and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) worked with Australian companies and research groups to showcase investment opportuniti ...

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Global finance and manufacturing giants invest in Australian agribusiness

17 May 2017

The Yield, a global agricultural technology (agtech) startup based in Tasmania, has attracted A$6.5 million in Series A investments from Bosch, KPMG and AgFunder to develop its aquaculture and microcl ...

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Danish company to open fish-feed factory to supply Australia’s growing aquaculture sector

11 May 2017

BioMar Group, a Danish manufacturer and distributor of commercial fish-feed, is establishing a greenfield factory in Australia to support the local aquaculture sector.

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New resources and energy investment specialist joins Austrade

10 May 2017

David Grabau has joined the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) to help attract foreign investment into the Australian resources and energy sector.

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries invests in Adelaide University research partnership

9 May 2017

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), part of Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Group, has signed a collaborative research contract with the University of Adelaide.

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Japanese university to open first offshore campus in Australia

5 May 2017

Nihon University is opening its first campus outside of Japan in Newcastle, New South Wales.

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Shanghai Zhongfu and CSIRO partner on cotton trials in northern Australia

2 May 2017

Kimberley Agricultural Investment (KAI), a subsidiary of Chinese company Shanghai Zhongfu, is working with CSIRO to trial a new genetically modified cotton variety in northern Australia.

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Shell to create 350 new jobs in Queensland coal seam gas projects

28 Apr 2017

Shell Australia’s QGC joint venture has announced plans to drill up to 161 additional natural gas wells in Queensland.

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Singaporean investment company and Starwood Asia Pacific Hotels & Resorts sign hotel management agreement

26 Apr 2017

The Four Points by Sheraton, Melbourne Docklands hotel has opened in the new Marina Tower development at Melbourne’s Docklands. The Marina Tower development is a three-tower mixed-use site owned by Hi ...

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Israeli cyber security and defence training company to open Australian HQ

24 Apr 2017

Israeli cyber security company CyberGym is relocating its global headquarters to Melbourne, generating 60 new full-time jobs over the next three years.

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UK autonomous vehicle designer establishes Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia

19 Apr 2017

RDM Group, a designer and manufacturer of autonomous vehicles, is establishing its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Adelaide’s Tonsley innovation district.

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A$380 million invested in Australia’s largest single solar project financing deal

18 Apr 2017

German group Wirsol and Australian renewable energy developer Edify Energy have completed Australia’s largest single solar project financing to build and operate three new solar farms.

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A$447.5 million committed to new agribusiness Cooperative Research Centres

11 Apr 2017

Australia’s universities, public and private sectors have committed to four new Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) to help agricultural producers with innovation and technology.

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