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India’s HCL Technologies opens Adelaide office

12 Dec 2018 Investor Update

Global technology company HCL Technologies has opened a delivery centre and office in Adelaide to service Elders, a leading Australian agribusiness company.

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A musical journey from west to east

11 Dec 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

A passion for music led Thanh Bui from boy band to Australian Idol finalist in 2008 to composer of chart topping songs. Bui has travelled the world collaborating with songwriters, scored chart hits in ...

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HubSpot: Local demand brings US software firm to Australia

10 Dec 2018 Success stories

Australia’s strong economic growth, proximity to Asia and, above all, appetite for smart technology convinced American software company HubSpot to set up an office in the country.

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Introducing Austrade’s international education team in Europe

10 Dec 2018 Education news

Following the introduction to Austrade’s international education team in the Americas, this article introduces the team in Europe. Austrade’s Europe education team covers Germany, France, Spain, Italy ...

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Unlocking Australia’s potential in lithium-ion battery manufacturing (Ministerial)

7 Dec 2018 Media releases

A new strategy commissioned by the Australian Government, will help to maximise Australia's potential as a world powerhouse in lithium-ion battery manufacturing. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Inve ...

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Taking action on trade barriers (Ministerial)

7 Dec 2018 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new Action Plan to help Australian farmers and businesses tackle trade barriers, helping them get their goods into overseas markets faster, with gr ...

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Hitachi signs ‘social innovation’ MoU with CSIRO

7 Dec 2018 Investor Update

Japanese technology multinational Hitachi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSI ...

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Australian METS suppliers and Polish miners boost collaboration agreements

5 Dec 2018 Latest from Austrade

Australian and Polish mining and resources companies have signed four memorandums of understanding, following the Polish and Australian Resources and Energy conference in Sydney earlier this year.

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INPEX wins 2018 Investment Award

4 Dec 2018 Investor Update

Japanese resources company INPEX was awarded the 2018 Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister’s Investment Award.

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Helping Australian businesses engage with the world (Ministerial)

4 Dec 2018 Media releases

The Government has ramped-up its support to Australian companies doing business overseas, launching its new Economic and Commercial Diplomacy Agenda.

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Gut instinct

4 Dec 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

With a philosophy of ‘beauty begins in the belly’ Sydney entrepreneur Carla Oates has built a global empire based on powders and potions designed to improve skin and health from the inside out. Her et ...

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Japanese tech titan Hitachi joins Western Sydney precinct project

3 Dec 2018 Investor Update

Japanese technology conglomerate Hitachi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the NSW Government to collaborate on the development of the Western Parkland City and Western Sydney Aerotr ...

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Global tech consultancy Infosys to create 1,200 jobs in Australia

30 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Infosys, an India-founded technology consultancy, has announced it is creating 1,200 IT jobs and opening three Innovation Hubs in Australia by 2020.

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ABS release 2017-18 education related travel exports by market

29 Nov 2018 Education news

The Australian Bureau of Statistics have released 2017-18 travel export data by purpose and market.

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Takeda awards A$100,000 Australian medical research grants

29 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Takeda, Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company, has awarded individual grants of approximately A$100,000 to four Australian research programs as part of its COCKPI-T open innovation program

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

28 Nov 2018 Investor Update

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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Australia’s top exporters recognised (Ministerial)

28 Nov 2018 Media releases

Congratulations to Aspen Medical and SEAPA who have been awarded the prestigious Australian Exporter of the Year award. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham announced the 2018 A ...

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Australian services exports continue to surge (Ministerial)

26 Nov 2018 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has welcomed new data showing Australia's services exports reached a record $88.0 billion in 2017-18. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham welco ...

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Swiss fund manager enters Australian market with A$50 million solar investment

26 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Switzerland-based investment manager SUSI Partners has acquired 100% of a solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Queensland.

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Onshore student visa growth continues in September 2018

23 Nov 2018 Education news

The Department of Home Affairs have released September 2018 student visa data.

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