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Rebound in Mexico gold mining opens fresh prospects

10 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Gold production in Mexico’s COVID-19-hit mines has resumed and financial prospects look good. Mining companies want to meet increased global demand while prices remain high.

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New projects in Mexico’s silver mines trigger METS opportunities

10 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Silver production has resumed in Mexico with a number of mines restarting operations. Companies are seeking to meet increased global demand while prices remain high.

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WA aquaculture eyes Taiwan’s growing seafood markets

9 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Australian seafood exporters are diversifying markets in Asia – and Taiwan is proving receptive, according to Austrade in Taipei.

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Monash to become first foreign university in Indonesia

9 Nov 2020 Success stories

In 2021, Monash University aims to become the first overseas higher education institution to open a campus in Indonesia. Offering postgraduate and doctoral programs, the new campus will become a vehic ...

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Australian tech star helps global businesses to cope with COVID

6 Nov 2020 Success stories

As the coronavirus shut down businesses around the world, Australian tech company SafetyCulture stepped up. The company’s easy-to-use app, iAuditor, enables shops, schools and factories to quickly int ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 04 November 2020)

4 Nov 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide 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 reports are ...

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Indonesia fruit market ripe for premium Tasmanian cherries

3 Nov 2020 Success stories

The Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) has reduced or eliminated tariffs on almost all fruit exports to Indonesia.

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Major bid to bring the Rugby World Cup Down Under (Ministerial)

31 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government is backing Australia’s efforts to bring the 2027 Rugby World Cup Down Under, with an $8.8 million funding injection to support our bid to host the event and provide a major eco ...

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Recommended readings from sector leaders

28 Oct 2020 Education news

We asked our sector leaders to recommend readings for 2020 and beyond. We’ve been sharing their suggestions for resources that can shape our continued response to the recent crises, including ongoing ...

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New Board appointments to oversee Tourism Australia’s critical role in tourism recovery (Ministerial)

28 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government has today announced two new appointments and three reappointments to the Tourism Australia Board, to lead the organisation in its major role in tourism recovery by encouraging ...

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Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (Ministerial)

27 Oct 2020 Media releases

Today we announce that Mr George Mina has commenced his appointment as Australia's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva.

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Songlines exhibition to join UK/Australia Season (Ministerial)

27 Oct 2020 Media releases

The National Museum of Australia’s Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters exhibition will tour to The Box Plymouth in the United Kingdom in 2021.

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Australian mangoes ripe for export success (Ministerial)

22 Oct 2020 Media releases

Millions of Australian mangoes will soon be on their way to key export markets around the world, thanks to support from the Liberal-National Government’s International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IF ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 21 October 2020)

21 Oct 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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Recommended readings from sector leaders 211020

21 Oct 2020 Education news

We asked our sector leaders to recommend readings for 2020 and beyond. We’ve been sharing their suggestions for resources that can shape our continued response to the recent crises, including ongoing ...

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IEAA Excellence Awards 2020 announced

21 Oct 2020 Education news

Leaders and innovators of Australia’s international education sector have been recognised at the annual IEAA Excellence Awards. Austrade and FutureLearn are thrilled that the Study with Australia camp ...

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New pitch to boost investment in critical minerals projects (Ministerial)

20 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison-McCormack Government has today released a new pitch to attract more investment in critical minerals projects and greenfield opportunities, as Australia continues to elevate itself as a le ...

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Australian industry to benefit from $900 million Attack Class work packages (Ministerial)

16 Oct 2020 Media releases

Australian industry will benefit from hundreds of millions of dollars in work packages for the Morrison Government's Future Submarine Program, supporting hundreds of Australian jobs and creating new o ...

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Virtual tour showcases Melbourne water-harvesting expertise

16 Oct 2020 Latest from Austrade

Austrade in China has launched a prototype Virtual Reality (VR) tour that highlights Australia’s strengths in water harvesting and environment management in urban areas.

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Recommended readings from sector leaders

14 Oct 2020 Education news

We asked our sector leaders to recommend readings that they think will influence us for the rest of 2020 and beyond.

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