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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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Tourism driving economic growth

5 Apr 2018 Latest from Austrade

Tourism’s contribution to national GDP grew by more than 6 per cent in 2016-17, according to the latest State Tourism Satellite Accounts, released today by Tourism Research Australia.

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High-Growth Companies in Asia-Pacific region

4 Apr 2018 Economic analysis

Companies from Australia, India, Japan and South Korea dominate the corporate landscape of growth companies in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the "FT1000: High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific" sp ...

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January 2018 student data released, enrolments increase 10.6 per cent

3 Apr 2018 Education news

January 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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Latin America sees surge in international education

29 Mar 2018 Economic analysis

The Department of Education and Training has released full year international student data for 2017.

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Major reforms in India open up opportunities for Australian METS firms

28 Mar 2018 Latest from Austrade

In February 2018, the Indian Government announced it would open commercial coal mining to private-sector companies, including international firms. Previously, private companies were only allowed to un ...

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Australian Pension Fund Assets Growth among the World’s Strongest

23 Mar 2018 Economic analysis

Last year, Australia not only became the world’s fourth largest pension (locally called ‘superannuation’) market valued at US$1.9 trillion but also experienced one of the highest growth rates of pensi ...

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Bringing nutrition to the table

22 Mar 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Australian social enterprise Food Ladder is improving the health and livelihoods of remote and disadvantaged communities around the world by training people how to grow fresh produce with sustainable ...

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Insight - India’s growing thirst for wine

21 Mar 2018 Insights

In a country with a billion-plus population and 485 million people above the legal drinking age, India is a market with many opportunities for Australia’s winemakers.

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Asian investors cultivate northern Australia’s agricultural region

21 Mar 2018 Investor Update

A 200-hectare commercial wet-season cotton crop has been planted in Western Australia’s Ord Irrigation Scheme.

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Australian expertise for ASEAN's cities of the future (Ministerial)

18 Mar 2018 Media releases

I am pleased to launch a new report highlighting some of the niche expertise that Australia’s building industry can offer the ASEAN region as it rapidly undergoes urbanisation.

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Fair Exchange: Simplifying global payments

15 Mar 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Jack Zhang and the four co-founders of Airwallex are intent on bringing foreign exchange into the internet age, creating a system that combines payments and foreign exchange transfers into a single, f ...

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Johnson & Johnson partners with Monash University on medtech commercialisation

14 Mar 2018 Investor Update

Global pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has opened an Innovation Partnering Office at Monash University in Victoria.

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German energy company to spend €400 million developing NSW solar projects

14 Mar 2018 Investor Update

German energy giant Innogy has entered Australia’s utility-scale solar market, acquiring two undeveloped solar projects from Australian developer Overland Sun Farming.

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Hollywood giant Technicolor to establish A$26 million VFX studio in Adelaide

13 Mar 2018 Investor Update

Global entertainment giant Technicolor has announced plans to establish a 500-person visual effects (VFX) studio in Adelaide, valued at A$26 million.

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15MW hydrogen power plant to be built in South Australia

12 Mar 2018 Investor Update

German company thyssenkrupp is working with The Hydrogen Utility (H2U) to develop a 15MW hydrogen electrolyser power plant in South Australia.

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