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Accessing a global workforce with Freelancer.com

18 Oct 2018 Success stories

Freelancer.com offers a way for employers and freelancers to connect in a global digital space

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New Dundee ad aims to lure more US travellers to our shores (Ministerial)

18 Oct 2018 Media releases

A series of new ‘Dundee’ videos showcasing the breadth and depth of Australia’s spectacular tourism offerings aimed at luring more American travellers to our shores have hit the airwaves in the US.

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Power Ledger delivers first-of-its-kind renewable energy project in South East Asia

17 Oct 2018 Success stories

In partnership with leading renewable energy provider BCPG, Power Ledger sets the bar for modern decentralised energy trading in Thailand.

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Insight – Finding Australia’s niche in Japan’s wine market

17 Oct 2018 Insights

The Japanese market is currently experiencing its ‘seventh wine boom’ as a surge in affordable ‘new world wines’ fuels record levels of imports. In 2017, Japan was the sixth-largest wine importing c ...

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Where to Compete? – Introducing an Austrade business advisory tool

16 Oct 2018 Education news

Where to Compete? is an Austrade data-enabled online advisory tool for education organisations. This tool enables you to search across markets for insights and broad-based opportunities relevant to yo ...

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Plant technology about to go viral

16 Oct 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Plant breeding technology developed at the University of Queensland is producing crops that can resist viruses and introduce other economically valuable traits, a development that could have an enormo ...

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French malt producer boosts Australian facility with A$100 million investment

16 Oct 2018 Investor Update

A massive A$100 million expansion of the Malteurop malthouse in Geelong will increase production capacity from 80,000 to 200,000 tonnes per annum to make it one of the biggest malting plants in Austra ...

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Insight – Power play: Mexico in the market for energy solutions

15 Oct 2018 Insights

A series of reforms have dramatically reshaped Mexico’s energy and utilities sector, creating opportunities for Australian providers in construction, transmission, generation build and customer servic ...

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August student visa data shows slight increase in growth

15 Oct 2018 Education news

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

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US mining company acquires Australian nickel mine to meet forecast battery cell demand

12 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Texas-based mining company Black Mountain Metals has acquired the Lanfranchi nickel mine in Western Australia from Australian nickel miner Panoramic Resources for A$15.1 million.

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Chinese biochemical company signs MoU with Melbourne University

10 Oct 2018 Investor Update

The University of Melbourne has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Beijing First Biochemical Pharmaceutical (First Bio-Pharma) to fund research in Australia.

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Spain’s CaixaBank opens for business in Australia

10 Oct 2018 Investor Update

With the opening of its Sydney office, CaixaBank becomes the only major Spanish bank to have a presence in Australia.

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Vietnam: Snapshot on higher education

9 Oct 2018 Education news MIP subscriber content

The Australian Department of Education and Training and Austrade have prepared a snapshot update on the higher education sector. The snapshot provides an overview of the sector in terms of structure, ...

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Lockheed Martin and Deakin University join forces to boost capacity of robotic exoskeleton

9 Oct 2018 Investor Update

US-based Lockheed Martin has partnered with Deakin University’s Institute for Intelligent Systems Research (IISRI) to work on improving the aerospace manufacturer’s FORTIS Exoskeleton

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Australian Space Agency seals deal with Airbus to foster innovation and skills

8 Oct 2018 Investor Update

The Australian Space Agency (ASA) and Airbus have signed a statement of intent that will see the European aerospace corporation provide support for space discovery, technology development and connecti ...

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New market opportunities driving Australian business optimism (Ministerial)

4 Oct 2018 Media releases

Australian exporters are expecting to employ more workers, are predicting better financial positons and anticipating access to more markets, according to the results of the latest Australian Internati ...

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Insight – Discover Latin America’s fastest-growing major economy

4 Oct 2018 Insights

Peru remains relatively unknown to most Australian exporters but all that will change when the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) enters into force.

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Close to the bone: 3D printed implants

4 Oct 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Visionary biomaterials and tissue engineer Hala Zreiqat has invented the world’s first 3D-printed porous synthetic bone that mimics bone mechanical strength and promotes new bone growth. But her dream ...

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Coca-Cola acquires Australian kombucha manufacturer

28 Sep 2018 Investor Update

Coca-Cola Company has acquired South Australia-based kombucha maker Organic & Raw Trading Co., maker of the MOJO brand, for an undisclosed sum.

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Transforming Australia’s economic partnership with India

27 Sep 2018 Latest from Austrade

Close to 600 participants attended a series of seminars across Australia in September to learn more about business opportunities in India and a new strategy to strengthen the India-Australia economic ...

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