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Record trade surplus for Australia

6 Aug 2019

Australia’s export sector continues to boom with new data showing Australia recorded its largest ever monthly and financial year trade surplus.

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ConX takes out the top women in tech prize

1 Aug 2019

Australia’s top women in tech have pitched their big ideas in Brisbane today for a share in more than $100,000 in business support services, and the potential for further venture capital investment to ...

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Australia’s leading women in tech finalists announced

24 Jul 2019

Eleven of Australia’s top female tech founders will be given the opportunity to pitch their ideas to global industry leaders, partners and investors, as part of the Morrison Government’s Australian Wo ...

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Landmark pilot hydrogen project underway (Joint Ministerial)

22 Jul 2019 Victoria

Construction has started on a half-billion dollar pilot hydrogen project which has the potential to create $2 billion in exports for Australia.

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Tourism Australia Board appointment (Ministerial)

3 Jul 2019

The Morrison Government is pleased to announce today, the appointment of Penny Fowler to the Tourism Australia Board of Directors.

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Australian exporters - it’s your time to shine (Ministerial)

3 Jul 2019

Australia’s 52,000 exporters are invited to nominate for the Australian Export Awards to celebrate their contribution to our record exports and strongest ever trade surplus.

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Australia targets new and emerging tourism markets (Ministerial)

19 Jun 2019

Record numbers of tourists from South and South East Asia are spearheading strong growth in new and emerging markets, according to the latest International Visitor Survey released today.

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G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy (Ministerial)

7 Jun 2019

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham and Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews will attend the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and the Digital Economy in ...

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Australia’s quarterly trade surplus reaches record high (Ministerial)

7 Jun 2019

Australia’s trade surplus reached a record high last quarter, highlighting the important contribution of the nation’s export sector to the Australian economy and to creating more jobs.

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A win for the Australian wine industry (Ministerial)

10 Apr 2019 Wine

The Liberal-National Government has today reached an agreement with Canada to remove unfair restrictions on Australian wine sales in the province of British Columbia

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Major boost for Rottnest Island tourism

9 Apr 2019

Western Australia’s iconic Rottnest Island is set for a major boost with the Liberal-National Government today announcing $17.2 million for vital infrastructure upgrades to help enhance the visitor ex ...

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Cultural tourism front and centre of new tourism partnership (Ministerial)

8 Apr 2019 Tourism

High value international visitors seeking bespoke and premium tourism experiences will be the focus of a new partnership launched today between Tourism Australia and Australia’s most iconic arts and c ...

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Enhancing Australia’s role in Pacific infrastructure projects

4 Apr 2019

The Morrison Government welcomes the passing of legislation that will significantly boost Australia's ability to support infrastructure development in the Indo-Pacific region.

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2019-20 Foreign Affairs and Trade Budget (Ministerial)

3 Apr 2019

The 2019-20 Budget continues the Morrison Government's commitment to advancing Australia's national interests by protecting our security and prosperity and providing more opportunities for Australian ...

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AFL gives Aussie businesses a free kick to China (Ministerial)

1 Apr 2019

More Australian businesses will be able to showcase their produce first-hand to the growing China market under a new joint initiative between Austrade, the Australian Football League and the Port Adel ...

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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 Energy

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

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

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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