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Helping more Australian businesses export to the world (Ministerial)

29 Mar 2019

The Liberal-National Government is backing Australian small and medium exporters through a $60 million boost to the export market development grants (EMDG) scheme to help them export more of their pro ...

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Positioning Australia as a critical minerals powerhouse (Ministerial)

28 Mar 2019

Released today, Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy 2019 maps out a vision for Australia as a world leader in exploration, extraction, production and the processing of critical minerals

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New educational tool to educate students about Australia’s trading history (Ministerial)

14 Mar 2019

The Liberal-National Government has launched a new educational tool to teach school students about the role and significance trade plays in driving Australia’s economy and building strong relationship ...

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New campaign to boost regional tourism (Ministerial)

14 Mar 2019

The Liberal-National Government has today announced a new campaign to attract more working holiday makers to Australia, helping to support our farmers and boost regional tourism.

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Australia to help boost digital trade in the Indo-Pacific (Ministerial)

13 Mar 2019

The Morrison Government has today launched a new $4.5 million program to help developing countries in the Indo-Pacific maximise the benefits of digital trade.

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New campaign to attract more Chinese travellers to Australia (Ministerial)

7 Mar 2019

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new campaign to attract an emerging and lucrative type of Chinese visitor to Australia, commonly known as the free and independent traveller (FIT).

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Wine exporter to share secrets of export success at free FTA seminar in Margaret River

5 Mar 2019

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Mark Coulton, will visit Western Australia’s Margaret River region on 6 March 2019 to host a free seminar for local businesses on Australia’s Free ...

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Standing up for Australia’s sugar industry (Ministerial)

28 Feb 2019

The Liberal-National Government, together with Brazil, has launched formal dispute action in the World Trade Organization (WTO) on India’s continuing sugar subsidies that are depressing world prices a ...

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Helping enhance infrastructure in the Pacific (Ministerial)

21 Feb 2019

The Liberal-National Government has today welcomed the passing of Legislation through the House of Representatives that will boost Australia's support for infrastructure development in the region.

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Unlocking the potential of Australia’s emerging AgTech sector (Ministerial)

19 Feb 2019

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new initiative to help attract more investment in Australia’s emerging agrifood tech sector.

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Business event fund delivers multi-million dollar boost to economy (Ministerial)

18 Feb 2019

Australia continues to be a highly sought after destination for lucrative businesses events, with the Liberal-National Government’s business events Bid Fund Program estimated to have already delivered ...

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Australia records bumper trade surplus in 2018 (Ministerial)

6 Feb 2019

Australia recorded a $22.2 billion trade surplus in 2018, which is the highest ever for a calendar year. Australia’s two-way trade in goods and services also hit a record high of $854 billion in 2018. ...

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Funding boost to lure more Chinese tour groups down under (Ministerial)

5 Feb 2019 China

The Liberal-National Government has today announced $11 million in funding to attract more Chinese tour group tourists to Australia.

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Australia leads the move to negotiations on digital trade rules (Ministerial)

29 Jan 2019

Australian efforts have ignited negotiations with 75 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO), representing over 90 per cent of global trade, on the development of new international rules i ...

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Local agency appointed to unify brand Australia

25 Jan 2019

Creative agency Clemenger BBDO Sydney has been selected to lead the development of Australia’s nation brand following the conclusion of a competitive global open tender process.

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New Australia-UK agreements will provide certainty to Australian exporters (Ministerial)

19 Jan 2019 United Kingdom

Australia and the United Kingdom have signed a new bilateral Wine Agreement and Mutual Recognition Agreement overnight in London, which will help ensure the continued flow of trade post-Brexit.

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Funding for Kakadu a major win for tourism in the Top End (Ministerial)

14 Jan 2019

Kakadu National Park is set for a $216 million upgrade designed to lure more visitors to the iconic Australian landmark and drive more investment and jobs in the Territory.

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Huge lithium investment to boost WA economy and create more jobs (Ministerial)

3 Jan 2019

Earthworks will now commence on a lithium processing plant in Western Australia that will create hundreds of extra jobs and provide benefits to thousands of local businesses.

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New Year brings good news for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

3 Jan 2019 China Korea, Rep (South Korea)

Australian farmers and businesses will continue to reap the benefits of Australia’s free trade agreements with further tariff cuts set to boost Australia’s competitive advantage in two of our major ex ...

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