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Kerry establishes new food innovation hub in Australia

27 May 2021

Ireland’s Kerry Group is building a new food technology and innovation centre in Queensland, Australia. The facility will also be the company’s new headquarters for Australia and New Zealand.

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New incentives to encourage investment in Australia

14 May 2021

The Australian Government is introducing new tax, research and development, and innovation incentives to attract talented individuals and exceptional businesses to Australia.

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New A$206m patent box to boost biotech and medtech innovation

13 May 2021

The Australian Government is introducing a patent box to encourage investment in Australia’s biotechnology and medical technology sectors.

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New PwC delivery centre to meet Australian demand for cyber services

12 May 2021

Australia’s demand for cyber services has prompted PwC Australia to open a new onshore delivery centre in Adelaide, South Australia.

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Game on with new tax rebate for developers

12 May 2021

Good news for games developers: the Australian Government is introducing a 30% tax offset for local and international businesses that develop digital games in Australia.

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US agrifood giant invests A$45.7m in Australian Plant Proteins

11 May 2021

Global grain trader and agrifood company Bunge has invested A$45.7 million (US$34.8 million) in Australian Plant Proteins (APP).

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Sparkling innovation in the vineyards 

5 May 2021

With over 200 years of viticulture and winemaking, Australia’s winemaking community is open to ideas old and new, perfecting traditional techniques and inventing their own ways of doing things.

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Chilean miner to onshore manufacturing at new facility in Australia

30 Apr 2021

Conymet Duratray International is establishing a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and locating its global headquarters to Victoria.

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Israel’s IAI enters into JV with Australian mining services company

22 Apr 2021

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has entered into a joint venture with Australia’s Bis to launch Auto-mate, a new company that will provide autonomous systems to the mining industry.

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Australian space industry set to rocket to new heights

15 Apr 2021

Australia’s space industry is ready for lift-off, after granting the first-ever launch facility licence to Australian company Southern Launch.

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Australia welcomes new animation studio

14 Apr 2021

American entertainment studio Bento Box Entertainment has partnered with Australia’s Princess Pictures to form a new animation studio

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Wanted: Exceptional individuals and top-tier businesses

13 Apr 2021

Australia is seeking the world’s best and brightest talent to relocate to one of the safest, most economically stable and innovative countries in the world.

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Segula Technologies sets up Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia

12 Apr 2021

French engineering firm Segula Technologies has chosen Australia as its Asia-Pacific headquarters.

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Sojitz Corporation invests in new A$1.5bn hospital in Melbourne

26 Mar 2021

Japan’s Sojitz Corporation is investing in the new A$1.5 billion Footscray Hospital in Melbourne. The hospital is the single largest health infrastructure investment in the state of Victoria.

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Maeil Dairies makes first investment in Australian dairy facility

4 Mar 2021

Maeil Dairies Australia has invested A$13.5 million to acquire Corio Bay Dairy Group’s partially built dairy processing facility in Geelong, Victoria.

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Starware sets up Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia

3 Mar 2021

Dutch company Starware has defied the challenges of COVID-19 and established a subsidiary in Melbourne, Victoria.

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DCI Data Centers to open A$400m data centre

26 Feb 2021

DCI Data Centers is set to open its third data centre in Australia after securing approval to build a new 36 MW facility in Sydney.

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Illumina and University of Melbourne to set up A$60m Genomics Hub

15 Feb 2021

US biotechnology firm Illumina is collaborating with the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Government to set up a A$60 million Genomics Hub in Melbourne.

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AWS to open second infrastructure region in Australia

19 Jan 2021

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is opening its second infrastructure region in Australia.

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Australian green hydrogen attracts major investment from Japanese giants

8 Dec 2020

Three of Japan’s largest corporations have invested in green hydrogen projects in Australia, confirming the country’s growing global status as a supplier of hydrogen from renewable sources.

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