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Trade, Tourism and Investment critical to economic recovery and jobs (Ministerial)

7 Oct 2020

The Morrison Government is continuing to support trade, tourism and investment in the 2020-21 Budget as part of Australia’s Economic Recovery Plan to get more Australians into jobs.

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Safe travel zone with New Zealand (Ministerial)

2 Oct 2020

The Australian Government is establishing a Safe Travel Zone with New Zealand.

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New data reinforces importance of tourism rebound to our economic recovery (Ministerial)

2 Oct 2020

The Morrison Government’s tourism support and recovery plans, coupled with getting more Australians travelling around Australia, will be critical to the rebound of our tourism industry, with new quart ...

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$61.7 million boost for Environment, Jobs and Tourism (Ministerial)

2 Oct 2020

The Morrison-McCormack Government is building a more secure, resilient Australia with a $61.7 million investment in our environment, through the $1 billion COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund.

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Celebrating Australia’s remarkable exporters (Ministerial)

30 Sep 2020

Innovative exporters and investors from across Australia will be celebrated in a recognition program that will highlight the incredible resilience shown by Australian businesses this year.

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Funding helps regions on road to bushfire recovery (Ministerial)

18 Sep 2020

Music festivals, art installations, sporting events and a coastal headland walking trail are among 95 projects to receive a share in more than $7 million in funding support for communities in fire-aff ...

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New data shows Australians are starting to head back to the regions (Ministerial)

11 Sep 2020

Regional tourism rebounded by over $1 billion in the month of June, according to new monthly figures released today by Tourism Research Australia (TRA).

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Positioning Australia as a future hydrogen export powerhouse (Ministerial)

11 Sep 2020

Australia has taken another step forward in its ambition to become a powerhouse in hydrogen production and exports, after the signing of a landmark agreement with Germany.

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Backing Australian exporters to go global (Ministerial)

10 Sep 2020

The Morrison Government is backing Australian businesses to grow their exports and create jobs through reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, after an independent review of fin ...

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Study with Australia and FutureLearn pilot passes with flying colours

27 Aug 2020 Education and Training

The ‘Study with Australia’ pilot campaign, a collaboration between the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and leading social learning platform Futurelearn.com, has achieved over 836 ...

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Export boost for South Australian farmers and fishers (Ministerial)

17 Aug 2020

Tonnes of South Australian produce will be on its way to export markets across the Middle-East and Europe with Qatar Airways today commencing flights out of Adelaide to the key freight hub of Doha.

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Australians urged to back industry by booking tourism tours and experiences (Ministerial)

14 Aug 2020 Tourism

Australians are being urged to support our tourism operators by booking an experience with new monthly figures released today, showing domestic tourism spending fell by $11.7 billion in April and May ...

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Event grants to boost regional tourism (Ministerial)

7 Aug 2020 Tourism

The Morrison Government has today announced $245,000 in funding for 10 new events and projects in fire-affected regions in South Australia, Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales to support the comm ...

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Australia’s export sector continues to boom despite ongoing challenges (Ministerial)

4 Aug 2020

Australia recorded its largest financial year trade surplus in 2019-20, off the back of booming goods exports, according to new data released today from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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More Australian wine set for Canadian shelves (Ministerial)

27 Jul 2020 Canada Wine

In a win for our wine exporters, Australia has today reached an agreement with Canada to remove unfair restrictions on Australian wine sales imposed by the Canadian federal government and in the provi ...

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Australia 's free trade agreement with Indonesia to provide export boost (Ministerial)

5 Jul 2020 Indonesia

New export opportunities for Australian farmers, businesses and investors will begin to flow from today with the start of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) ...

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Freight flights boost for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

3 Jul 2020

Australian exporters reliant on airfreight will continue to have access to key international export markets, thanks to a $240 million funding injection to help keep international freight routes and fl ...

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New Consuls-General appointed to key Austrade posts (Ministerial)

26 Jun 2020

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new Consuls-General to Austrade posts in Milan and Houston.

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Grants to help get tourists back into our fire-affected regions (Ministerial)

20 Jun 2020

The Morrison Government has today announced funding support for 24 events and festivals in fire affected regions, under the Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grants program, as Australia navigates it ...

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Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement negotiations kick-off (Ministerial)

17 Jun 2020 United Kingdom

Australia and the United Kingdom have today announced the commencement of negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which will start a new chapter in the economic relationship and help t ...

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