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2017-18 GDP growth rate of 2.9% confirms the resilience of our economy

12 Sep 2018 Economic analysis

Following a 2.1% increase in 2016-17, Australia’s real GDP grew by 2.9% in 2017-18, according to the latest national accounts figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Australian Medtech Companies Seizing Opportunities at the Texas Medical Center

12 Sep 2018 Latest from Austrade

Get the inside running on the US market and apply for the next Texas Medical Center Accelerator Program (TMCx). Applications are open until 21 October and successful applicants will travel to Houston ...

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“Australia’s rethink on transport infrastructure” – new report

10 Sep 2018 Media releases

Increasing urbanisation, rapid population growth and questions of environmental sustainability are forcing Australia to rethink its transport infrastructure matrix, according to a new Austrade report.

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English teacher training market in Japan: An update on opportunities for Australian education providers

10 Sep 2018 Education news

The Japan Government has announced landmark reforms concerning English teacher training requirements. The impact of these reforms is that all Japanese universities that provide English teacher licence ...

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Northern Territory to strengthen ties with China

10 Sep 2018 Media releases

One of the largest business delegations from the Northern Territory to visit China leaves this week for a program of meetings and events in Shenzhen. Led by Chief Minister Michael Gunner and aiming t ...

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Australian blockchain leaders head to China (Ministerial)

10 Sep 2018 Media releases

Leading Australian blockchain companies and investors will travel to China as part of an Australian Government-led mission to deepen collaboration and explore growth opportunities within one of the wo ...

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Health by design: Wearable tech

6 Sep 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Leah Heiss is on a mission to destigmatise medical devices, creating high-tech healthcare ‘wearables’ using human-centred design principles. Working with experts from a range of disciplines including ...

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Power couple: China’s Goldwind partners with UNSW on wind technology test lab

5 Sep 2018 Investor Update

China’s largest wind energy company Goldwind has teamed up with the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to establish Australia’s first wind power test lab.

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Recognising the benefits of the TPP-11 (Ministerial)

5 Sep 2018 Media releases

New analysis confirming the real benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) to Australian businesses and the overall economy. It’s expected the TPP-11 will provide greater market access and ex ...

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A new chapter of economic partnership with Indonesia (Ministerial)

4 Sep 2018 Media releases

Australia and Indonesia have successfully concluded negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), deepening our economic and security cooperation with ...

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Showcasing Australian cyber security in ASEAN

4 Sep 2018 Latest from Austrade

The ASEAN Cyber Security mission will include stops in Indonesia and Singapore, where cyber security has significant government support and a wide range of opportunities across sectors.

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Introducing Austrade’s onshore international education matrix team

3 Sep 2018 Education news

Austrade leads the promotion and marketing of Australian education, training and research internationally, aligned with the goals of AIE2025

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Aussie Muesli raising the bar in China

3 Sep 2018 FTA Case studies

For 25 years, Carman’s Fine Foods has been supplying high-quality, locally sourced muesli products to consumers across Australia. After successfully launching its products overseas in 2002, the compan ...

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Insight – Bolstering India’s cyber security capabilities

3 Sep 2018 Insights

Australian cyber security firms looking to do business in India have a unique entry point: supplying or partnering with multinational technology integrators that are actively looking for new products ...

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US company invests in biotech startup from James Cook University

3 Sep 2018 Investor Update

Paragen Bio, a biotech startup focused on treating autoimmune diseases, has attracted a A$6 million investment from US-based AbbVie Ventures, Brandon Capital’s Medical Research Commercialisation Fund ...

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Airbus forms local partnerships to support Australia’s space industry

31 Aug 2018 Investor Update

European aerospace corporation Airbus has confirmed its long-term commitment to Australia’s space sector by announcing two new partnerships.

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Edtech: Korea market snapshot

31 Aug 2018 Education news

The edtech sector in Korea is growing, and is an emerging sector with potential to engage global partners in years to come. This snapshot report provides a further update and current overview of edtec ...

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General Motors Holden invests A$28 million in Australian engineering talent

30 Aug 2018 Investor Update

General Motors Holden will invest an extra A$28 million in Australian operations, creating 150 new engineering jobs in a bid to fast track the onset of autonomous vehicles, electric cars and widesprea ...

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Asia warms to Aussie Freeze-dried foods

29 Aug 2018 FTA Case studies

Steeped in a rich family heritage of farming and food production, The Forager Foods Co. is one of Australia’s leading freeze-dried food producers. Thanks to Australia’s North Asia Free Trade Agreement ...

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Got a bright idea? Apply now for Expo Live grant

28 Aug 2018 Latest from Austrade

Australian entities with innovative solutions making a difference to communities or the environment are invited to apply for a grant worth up to US$100,000 under the Expo Live program.

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