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Last chance to have your say in our strategic review

19 Nov 2019 Education news

Austrade is currently undertaking a strategic review of parts of our education services.

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Tenacious Ventures receives A$16 million investment boost

19 Nov 2019

Australian agrifood tech venture capital fund Tenacious Ventures has received a A$16 million injection that will strengthen its ability to invest in startups developing innovative agtech.

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Australia: Future-proofing farm management

18 Nov 2019 Insights

Systems and solutions that manage agricultural activities have been instrumental in helping Australian farmers to improve productivity, increase operating efficiency and reduce costs.

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Australia’s capital looks for major investment in renewables to meet 100% target

14 Nov 2019 Investor Update

Australia’s capital, Canberra, is set for a large-scale renewable-energy auction to guarantee its 100 per cent renewables target into the mid-2020s.

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Insight – India on the rise in latest ease of doing business rankings

8 Nov 2019 Insights

India has moved up 14 places to be 63rd among 190 nations for ease of doing business, in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report, released on 24 October.

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Malaysia’s Gamuda buys 50% stake in Australian rail infrastructure firm

7 Nov 2019 Investor Update

Malaysian engineering, property and infrastructure company Gamuda Berhad has acquired a 50% share of Martinus Rail, a New South Wales-based railway infrastructure firm.

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Opportunity for Leading Australian Innovations with US Defense

7 Nov 2019 Latest from Austrade

The US defence market remains the world’s largest and can be a lucrative export market for Australian industry.

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China Skills Heat Map

6 Nov 2019 Education news

According to the Chinese Ministry of Education, China now has the world’s largest vocational education system with 9.28 million newly-enrolled students and 26.85 million registered students in 2018.

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Australia welcomes agreement to finalise regional trade deal

5 Nov 2019 Media releases

Australia has welcomed agreement to quickly finalise a landmark deal for trade in our region that will boost export opportunities for Australian businesses and create more local jobs.

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Austrade and IDP new research shows studying overseas is a family affair

4 Nov 2019 Education news

Parents are an important category of education consumer but there is little hard data about how involved they are in decisions to study overseas and what they have the most influence over. Austrade re ...

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Korea and Australia strengthen research ties in early drug development

1 Nov 2019 Investor Update

Korea’s Yuhan Corporation announced on 1 November that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of Australia’s oldest research institutions, the 104-year-old Walter and Eliza Hall In ...

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Austrade supports strong economic ties between NSW and China

29 Oct 2019 Latest from Austrade

Austrade has partnered with the NSW Government to deliver one of the largest business missions from Guangdong Province ever to visit Australia.

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Singapore serviced-apartment giant adds glamour to North Sydney skyline

18 Oct 2019 Investor Update

Singapore-based, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), is investing A$202.2 million in a new, 48-storey freehold serviced residence in North Sydney’s CBD. Ascott is one of the world’s largest international lod ...

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Strategic investment in Victorian app developer from top US healthcare co.

18 Oct 2019 Investor Update

Major US healthcare provider HMS is investing US$7.5 million in Australian digital health company, MedAdvisor, in a move that could help tackle the global issue of patient non-adherence to medications ...

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Australian agtech startup SwarmFarm wins global accolade

18 Oct 2019 Insights

Australian agtech innovation was in the spotlight recently when SwarmFarm Robotics founder Andrew Bate was awarded third place in the Agripreneur of the Year contest at the 2019 Future Agro Challenge ...

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Rise in demand for Australian fresh fruit to the Philippines

17 Oct 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australian fresh fruit producers can take advantage of newly approved local cold treatment facilities and increased flights to boost exports to the Philippines.

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Online marketplaces unlock export opportunities in ASEAN

17 Oct 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australian exporters interested in ASEAN markets should get online and tap into a regional e-commerce sector that is expected to hit US$102 billion in the next five years.

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Planting the digital seeds of success in China

8 Oct 2019 Latest from Austrade

A partnership between Austrade and Hort Innovation Australia is supporting horticulture growers and exporters to build reputation and market share in China.

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Review of financial assistance to SME exporters

3 Oct 2019 Media releases

On 3 October 2019, the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, announced Ms Anna Fisher will undertake a review of the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) sch ...

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Australia: A land of food innovators

1 Oct 2019 Insights

Renowned for clean, green and safe food production, Australia provides a strong foundation for developing ground-breaking products and technologies. Strong expertise has been developed through the cou ...

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