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Encouraging more New Zealanders to holiday in Australia (Ministerial)

8 Apr 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government today launches a new $3 million advertising campaign to encourage New Zealanders to holiday in Australia and support our domestic tourism industry.

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Australia welcomes two-way Trans-Tasman travel (Ministerial)

6 Apr 2021 Media releases

Australia’s flight-path to recovery is well underway with the Australian Government welcoming the New Zealand Government's announcement that it will join the Safe Travel Zone between Australia and New ...

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New push to urge young Kiwis to take a working holiday this summer (Ministerial)

10 Dec 2020 Media releases

Young New Zealanders are being urged to take a working holiday in Australia this summer and enjoy opportunities in our agricultural, tourism and hospitality sectors, particularly those in regional are ...

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Regional trade deal to boost export opportunities for Aussie farmers and businesses (Ministerial)

15 Nov 2020 Media releases

Australian farmers and businesses are set to benefit from better export opportunities with the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement between Australia and 14 othe ...

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Boosting trade and investment ties across the Pacific (Ministerial)

14 Oct 2020 Media releases

Trade opportunities across the Pacific will be boosted with formal notification today that Cook Islands has ratified the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus).

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Taking Aussie 4WD parts to the world

28 May 2020 Success stories

Australia has some of the toughest terrain on Earth. In these conditions, a poor-quality 4WD part can be the difference between life and death. The Don Kyatt Group was founded to supply reliable parts ...

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Make some noise: Whispir is taking on the world

25 May 2020 Success stories

Whispir’s cloud communications platform is an international success, thanks to investor support and a well-judged approach to expansion.

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Joint ministerial statement by Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, New Zealand and Singapore

25 Mar 2020 Media releases

The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious global crisis. As part of our collective response to combat COVID-19, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, New Zealand ...

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Alchemy Cordial Drinks to Export Success

9 Sep 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Australia’s free trade agreements have helped Queensland business Alchemy Cordial to find new markets for its cordials and syrups. Exports now comprise 15 per cent of the company’s turnover.

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Australian chocolate maker raises the bar in Asia

28 Jun 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Origin Chocolate started out in a small home kitchen in Orange in rural NSW four years ago. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is selling its bean-to-bar organic ch ...

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