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22 Feb 2019 Economic analysis
Last year, Australia remained the world’s fourth largest pension (locally called ‘superannuation’) market valued at US$1.9 trillion and also experienced the highest growth rate of pension fund assets ...
21 Feb 2019 Media releases
The Liberal-National Government has today welcomed the passing of Legislation through the House of Representatives that will boost Australia's support for infrastructure development in the region.
21 Feb 2019 Success stories
An Australian biotech company, CNSdose, has developed and launched a DNA-guided prescription tool that helps doctors to personalise treatments, including for depression.
19 Feb 2019 Media releases
The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new initiative to help attract more investment in Australia’s emerging agrifood tech sector.
18 Feb 2019 Media releases
Australia continues to be a highly sought after destination for lucrative businesses events, with the Liberal-National Government’s business events Bid Fund Program estimated to have already delivered ...
13 Feb 2019 Success storiesForeign Direct Investment (FDI) Success Stories
As a longstanding hub for innovation in agriculture and food technology (agtech and foodtech), Australia has been recognised as an emerging global leader in Agriculture 4.0
13 Feb 2019 Investor Update
Australia’s world-class Medtech research has received an overseas boost, with Korean gene-editing specialist, ToolGen, signing a collaborative partnership with Melbourne-based biotech company, Carther ...
12 Feb 2019 Investor Update
New York-based ride-sharing innovator, Via Transportation, is opening its first Australian office in Sydney. The company is building a local workforce to grow its footprint in Australia.
8 Feb 2019 Economic analysis
Against the backdrop of a challenging global economic environment, Australia’s trade recorded strong growth in the financial year (FY) 2017–18 according to the latest data release by the Department of ...
8 Feb 2019 Investor Update
A global survey of chief executive officers (CEOs) shows Australia overtaking the United States, Japan and Germany as an investment destination among CEOs based in China.
6 Feb 2019 Media releases
Australia recorded a $22.2 billion trade surplus in 2018, which is the highest ever for a calendar year. Australia’s two-way trade in goods and services also hit a record high of $854 billion in 2018. ...
5 Feb 2019 Media releases
The Liberal-National Government has today announced $11 million in funding to attract more Chinese tour group tourists to Australia.
31 Jan 2019 Education news
The Department of Education and Training has released November 2018 student enrolment data. Total enrolments increased by 10.2 per cent to 869,185 and commencements by 6.8 per cent to 475,278.
30 Jan 2019 Economic analysis
Australia attracted US$62 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2018, an increase of almost 40% on 2017. This strong performance ensured Australia maintains its ranking as a global top ...
30 Jan 2019 Education news
New interactive regional data dashboards have been developed to show greater granular international education data at the regional level. The dashboards include onshore student enrolments by State or ...
30 Jan 2019 Success stories
Matthew Pryor is a central figure in Australia’s agtech scene. He co-founded an agtech startup, brought it to international success, and is now helping other local entrepreneurs make their mark.
Australian growers work in one of the most challenging environments in the world. They have long recognised that to build distinctive and competitive global brands, they have to adapt to difficult cli ...
29 Jan 2019 Media releases
Australian efforts have ignited negotiations with 75 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO), representing over 90 per cent of global trade, on the development of new international rules i ...
29 Jan 2019 Success stories
Australian crop health monitoring agtech startup, FluroSat, is helping farmers grow better crops, and grow them more efficiently – both in Australia and internationally.
25 Jan 2019 Investor Update
South Korean retail travel giant Lotte Duty Free has acquired JR/Duty Free in Australia and New Zealand for an undisclosed sum.