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New Australian Accommodation Monitor for the tourism industry (Ministerial)
21 Dec 2017
The Turnbull Coalition Government will continue providing a national accommodation survey through the Australian Accommodation Monitor (AAM), a new arrangement with global data analytics provider STR.
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Anniversary of Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (Ministerial)
15 Dec 2017
Today marks the third anniversary of the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA), which entered into force on 12 December 2014.
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Digital trade breakthrough at MC11 (Ministerial)
15 Dec 2017
Australia has led an initiative at the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC11) on e-commerce.
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Australian Exporter of the Year (Ministerial)
6 Dec 2017
I am pleased to announce Ego Pharmaceuticals is the 2017 Australian Exporter of the Year. The dermatological products maker, which increased sales to China 179 per cent in 2016–2017, won the title las ...
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2017 Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship winner (Ministerial)
4 Dec 2017
I am pleased to announce Ms Ying Gao as the winner of the 2017 Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship for Women in International Business.
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Senior investment specialists appointed (Ministerial)
27 Nov 2017
Four new senior investment specialists have joined the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Austrade. They will work with a fifth senior investment specialist, who started earlier this year, to ...
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A stronger brand for Australia (Ministerial)
23 Nov 2017
The Turnbull Coalition Government is reinvigorating a national brand for Australia.
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Opportunity, Security, Strength: The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper (Ministerial)
23 Nov 2017
The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper is the first comprehensive review of Australia's international engagement for 14 years. Joint media release.
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China
Electric Shadows - China eyes Australia’s film industry expertise
20 Nov 2017
Top Chinese film executives are visiting Australia this week for meetings with representatives of local film companies, production houses and screen industry associations.
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Northern Australia Investment Forum (Ministerial)
20 Nov 2017
Investors from around the world will gather in Cairns today to explore opportunities in Northern Australia. The Northern Australia Investment Forum will present high-level investors with projects, op ...
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China
Australia has design opportunities in China
7 Nov 2017
Increasing cooperation between Australia and China in industrial design and manufacturing is the focus this week in Shenzhen, China.
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United States of America
Australian cyber security startups preparing for lift-off in San Francisco (Ministerial)
9 Oct 2017
Six Australian cyber security startups have been chosen to take part in the Turnbull Government's Landing Pad program to help launch their ideas to the world.
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Mexico
Trade mission to Mexico (Ministerial)
2 Oct 2017
I will lead a trade delegation to Mexico this week to build Australia’s trade and investment relationship with the powerhouse Latin American economy.
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Japan
Celebrating trade and investment ties with Japan
21 Sep 2017
Austrade and the Australia-Japan Business Co-operation Committee will launch a Japanese-language version of Japanese Investment in Australia – A trusted partnership at a special lunch in Sydney tomorr ...
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New Cairns aquarium to boost tourism in North Queensland (Ministerial)
19 Sep 2017
The Cairns Aquarium and Reef Research Centre officially opened today after support from the Turnbull Coalition Government.
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China
Australian edtech sector eyes $51 billion China online market (Ministerial)
18 Sep 2017
Education and Training
China’s vast school-age education market presents significant opportunities for Australia’s world-class online education and edtech providers.
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Superyachts to bring super gains for Australian tourism and marine industries (Ministerial)
13 Sep 2017
The Turnbull Government today introduced a Bill that will increase superyacht charters in Australian waters.
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China
Australian Blockchain mission to China (Ministerial)
13 Sep 2017
Australia's Blockchain expertise will be on show in China this week when 20 of our top experts take part in a major mission to explore ways of expanding the commercial reach of the distributed ledger ...
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India
Australia Business Week in India (Ministerial)
29 Aug 2017
This week I will lead a large trade delegation to the world's fastest-growing major economy for the second Australia Business Week in India (ABWI).
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Japan
Japanese Investment in Australia (Ministerial)
28 Jul 2017
Today I launch Japanese Investment in Australia: A Trusted Partnership, which shows how one of Australia's oldest economic partners is building on established ties to support the next wave of innovati ...
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