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Have your say in Australia’s International Business Survey 2018

23 Apr 2018 Education news

Austrade invites Australian organisations that are undertaking international business activities to share their insights and experiences in Australia’s International Business Survey.

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100th FTA Seminar – Gold Coast (Ministerial)

20 Apr 2018 Speeches

Today marks a milestone, it’s the 100th Free Trade Agreement information seminar.

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100th trade seminar helping Australian businesses export (Ministerial)

20 Apr 2018 Media releases

The Gold Coast is hosting the 100th Free Trade Agreement (FTA) information seminar today, three years after holding the very first seminar.

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IMF: World Economy Expands Next Two Years; Growth Softens After 2020

20 Apr 2018 Economic analysis

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in April that it expects global growth will inch up from 3.8 per cent in 2017 to 3.9 per cent in the following two years – up by 0.2 percentage points from ...

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Navigating the AI revolution

19 Apr 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

An Australian cultural anthropologist is helping the world find its way in the new era of artificial intelligence (AI).

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Australian agtech attracts global investors’ attention at World Innovation Summit

19 Apr 2018 Investor Update

An Austrade-led agtech mission to the US has helped position Australia as an exciting source of agtech innovation for investment and commercial collaboration.

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More Chinese tourists to Australia (Ministerial)

18 Apr 2018 Media releases

China has overtaken New Zealand to become Australia's largest inbound visitor market for the first time.

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Japanese Government and industry investing A$396 million in Australia’s hydrogen energy future

17 Apr 2018 Investor Update

A consortium of Japanese energy and infrastructure companies have partnered with AGL, and the Japanese, Australian and Victorian governments to create a hydrogen energy supply chain (HESC) between Aus ...

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Australian university and Chinese company sign agreement to trial cancer drug

16 Apr 2018 Investor Update

University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Chinese biotech company Beroni Group have signed a cooperation agreement for the Phase 2 development of an anti-cancer drug developed by UNSW.

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February 2018 student data released

16 Apr 2018 Education news

February 2018 international student statistics have been released by the Department of Education and Training, with results showing continued growth in students, enrolments and commencements.

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Sprint to Landing Pads (Ministerial)

14 Apr 2018 Media releases

Budding startups are invited to join Austrade’s Sprint to Landing Pads program, a primer for new enterprises seeking a place at the Turnbull Coalition Government’s five global Landing Pads.

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Putting Australia's cyber security on the global stage (Ministerial)

14 Apr 2018 Media releases

A delegation of more than 60 cyber security industry leaders will put Australian expertise on the global stage in a visit to the United States that will build transnational partnerships to fight cyber ...

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Insight – Innovation the key to creating opportunities in ASEAN

12 Apr 2018 Insights

As ASEAN continues to grow, its future holds even greater promise for Australian business, and the recent ASEAN-Australia Summit in Sydney has put the region on the main stage for Australia’s small an ...

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Indian software company establishes Centre of Excellence in Australia

12 Apr 2018 Investor Update

Indian business software Ramco Systems will set up an Asia-Pacific Centre of Excellence for Workforce Innovation in Melbourne, where its Australian headquarters is located.

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German renewable energy company building 112MW solar farm in Victoria

10 Apr 2018 Investor Update

BayWa r.e., a global renewable energy company, is constructing one of Northern Victoria’s largest solar farms.

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Putting data into play

9 Apr 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Technology developed by Catapult is powering sports stars around the globe, including elite athletes participating in the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

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Consortia opportunities for Australian SMEs (Ministerial)

9 Apr 2018 Media releases

We are pleased to launch a report and toolkit on consortia opportunities and pathways for Australian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) delivering education and training services.

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Thai hotel developer opens second property in Australia

6 Apr 2018 Investor Update

Thailand’s Minor Hotel Group has announced the development of its second AVANI Hotels and Resorts property in Australia.

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Ahead of the game in virtual reality

5 Apr 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

The three founders of Melbourne-based Zero Latency have found themselves at the top of an exploding world market in immersive gaming.

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Nepal, Mongolia and Cambodia lead growth in student visa grants, January 2018

5 Apr 2018 Economic analysis

The Department of Home Affairs has released January 2018 student visa grants data

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