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Snapshot on the English language training market in Vietnam

5 Nov 2018 Education news

The Australian Department of Education and Training and Austrade have jointly prepared a snapshot report on the English language training sector in Vietnam. It includes policy updates, market overview ...

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Online education and edtech opportunities in China: A focus on the adult learning sector

5 Nov 2018 Education news

This new report from Austrade focuses on opportunities in China’s adult online learner market, offering an in-depth understanding of the sector’s landscape and providing insight and advice to Australi ...

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Partners sought for "Film, Fly, Experience Australia" 2018 South Asia schools video competition

5 Nov 2018 Education news

Austrade is seeking partner institutions for the next “Film, Fly, Experience Australia” schools video competition to directly engage schools across South Asia. This will provide a platform to profile ...

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Austrade leverages WeChat to boost Australian exporters

5 Nov 2018 Media releases

Austrade CEO, Dr Stephanie Fahey, today launched a new digital platform designed to support Australian businesses engaging with China.

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Aussie rules football to help lure more Chinese tourists to Australia (Ministerial)

5 Nov 2018 Media releases

Tourism Australia will once again partner with the Australian Football League (AFL) when Shanghai plays host to a 2019 Toyota AFL premiership game.

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Tourist numbers continue to soar (Ministerial)

2 Nov 2018 Media releases

Australia’s tourism industry continues to go from strength-to-strength with a record 8.4 million international travellers flocking to our shores over the last year.

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On the cutting edge

1 Nov 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

One of just seven students to complete Australia’s first ever film course in the 1960s, Jill Bilcock is an internationally acclaimed editor who is also responsible for some of the most iconic moments ...

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Coca-Cola Amatil invests A$165 million in Australian bottling facility

31 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Coca-Cola Amatil has unveiled a A$165 million expansion of its bottling and warehouse facility to meet growing demand for bottled drinks in the Asia-Pacific region.

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GOTAFE taps into Indian dairy training opportunities

30 Oct 2018 Success stories

Assisted by Austrade, GOTAFE secured an internationally competitive contract with the Indian Government’s peak dairy body, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), to conduct short, intensive trai ...

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Insight – Capturing Hong Kong’s cyber security opportunities

30 Oct 2018 Insights

As Asia’s leading financial hub, Hong Kong is highly vulnerable to malicious cyber attacks. The territory is on the hunt for solutions and services to strengthen its cyber security defences, opening u ...

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WT partnership makes rapid inroads into india

26 Oct 2018 Success stories

Australian cost management advisory services firm WT Partnership’s success in India is built around its market entry strategy and careful targeting of customers. In just three years, the company has a ...

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UAE multinational to open three new hotels in Cairns

24 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Dubai-based Ghassan Aboud Group, owner of the Crystalbrook Collection hotel group, is opening three new hotels in Cairns, Far North Queensland.

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Latin American consumers support growing business engagement

23 Oct 2018 Economic analysis

This year’s AIBS survey focussed on a part of the world that is increasingly attractive to our services export earners, Latin America.

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Eastern Australian gas demand boosted by European investment

23 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Monaco-registered energy company O.G. Energy has agreed to acquire 40% of the Victorian Otway Basin assets of Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy for A$344 million.

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Updated US edtech market snapshot released

22 Oct 2018 Education news

Austrade has released an updated snapshot of the US edtech sector in 2018: its size; the drivers of growth and demand; trends in product development; major players and influential organisations; incub ...

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Ambassador to Argentina (Ministerial)

22 Oct 2018 Media releases

Today I announce the appointment of Mr Brett Hackett as Australia’s next Ambassador to Argentina with non-resident accreditation to Paraguay and Uruguay.

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Nokia launches 5G skills accelerator at the University of Technology, Sydney

22 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Finnish IT and telecommunications multinational Nokia has opened a telecommunications training facility at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

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Jamal Khashoggi (Joint Ministerial)

20 Oct 2018 Media releases

Australia deplores the killing of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, at the hands of Saudi operatives at Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

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Machine learning links Adelaide University with Lockheed Martin

19 Oct 2018 Investor Update

US defence contractor Lockheed Martin Australia has become the first foundation partner for the University of Adelaide’s new Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML).

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Thailand: E-commerce growing in ASEAN’s second largest economy

18 Oct 2018 Latest from Austrade

Thailand’s e-commerce market has grown significantly in recent years to become the second largest business-to-consumer e-commerce market in South East Asia, creating strong opportunities for Australia ...

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