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Asahi Beverages to build A$45m recycling plant with Australian partners

1 Sep 2020 Investor Update

Japan’s Asahi Beverages has entered into a joint venture with Australia’s Pact Group Holdings and Cleanaway Waste Management to build a A$45 million recycling plant in regional New South Wales.

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UK investment group takes majority stake in Queensland solar farm

31 Aug 2020 Investor Update

UK investment group United Green has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in the Rodds Bay Solar Farm from the current project owner, Renew Estate.

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Study with Australia and FutureLearn pilot passes with flying colours

27 Aug 2020 Media releases

The ‘Study with Australia’ pilot campaign, a collaboration between the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and leading social learning platform Futurelearn.com, has achieved over 836 ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 25 August 2020)

25 Aug 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide weekly regional updates on the progression and impact of COVID-19 around the world, to support the international education sector as the situation continues to evolve. These repo ...

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Major energy group banks on hydrogen to power the future

21 Aug 2020 Success stories

Canadian utilities giant ATCO was struck by Australia’s unique ability to make green hydrogen by harnessing its abundant sunshine. This capacity, combined with the country’s can-do attitude and commit ...

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Janssen & Monash Uni team up on novel medicine to reduce maternal mortality

20 Aug 2020 Investor Update

Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. and Monash University have entered into an R&D agreement to accelerate the clinical development of a novel medicine that can save the lives of women in childbirth.

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Amazon expands Australian operations with fifth fulfilment centre

19 Aug 2020 Investor Update

Australia’s love affair with online shopping has spurred e-commerce giant Amazon to expand its operations in the country.

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Export boost for South Australian farmers and fishers (Ministerial)

17 Aug 2020 Media releases

Tonnes of South Australian produce will be on its way to export markets across the Middle-East and Europe with Qatar Airways today commencing flights out of Adelaide to the key freight hub of Doha.

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5B secures investment to accelerate rollout of clean energy tech

12 Aug 2020 Investor Update

Australian innovator 5B is accelerating the development and rollout of its flagship clean technology solution Maverick after securing A$12 million in a Series A investment round.

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 11 August 2020)

11 Aug 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide weekly regional updates on the progression and impact of COVID-19 around the world, to support the international education sector as the situation continues to evolve. These repo ...

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Virtual Study in Australia campaign - Japan

11 Aug 2020 Education news

Austrade Japan launched Phase 2 of the Virtual Study in Australia campaign in June. This campaign ran for two weeks and attracted more than 1,600 Japanese participants, including prospective students, ...

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Insight - Producers use live streaming to connect with Chinese consumers

10 Aug 2020 Insights

The online digital economy in China is already one of the most developed in the world, with a staggering 854 million internet users.

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Event grants to boost regional tourism (Ministerial)

7 Aug 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government has today announced $245,000 in funding for 10 new events and projects in fire-affected regions in South Australia, Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales to support the comm ...

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Australia’s export sector continues to boom despite ongoing challenges (Ministerial)

4 Aug 2020 Media releases

Australia recorded its largest financial year trade surplus in 2019-20, off the back of booming goods exports, according to new data released today from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Course search tool - Study Australia

4 Aug 2020 Education news

International students considering an Australian education, now have access to a new online nation-wide and sector-wide course search function through the Study Australia website, thanks to a new part ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 4 August 2020)

4 Aug 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide weekly regional updates on the progression and impact of COVID-19 around the world, to support the international education sector as the situation continues to evolve. These repo ...

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Israeli startup chooses Australia to trial pollinating robots

4 Aug 2020 Investor Update

The absence of bumblebees in Australia was a major reason why Arugga AI Farming chose the country to trial its robotic pollinators.

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Venn Energy: A force of nature

3 Aug 2020 Success stories

Venn Energy, a developer of world-class renewables projects, sees increasing opportunities for solar energy and energy storage projects in Australia. Consequently, it has set up its Asia-Pacific headq ...

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Insight - Fast-track approvals in China’s drugs market to unlock pharma prospects

30 Jul 2020 Insights

China’s pharmaceutical market is expected to be worth over US$160 billion by 2023, which is around 30 per cent of the total global market – according to market research firm Daxue.

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High-flying inspection system lands in Australia

29 Jul 2020 Success stories Investor Update

Utilities in Australia are looking to the sky when it comes to avoiding costly network failures and bushfires, enlisting the expertise of investors such as Canada’s Aethon Aerial Solutions to monitor ...

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