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First flight takes off under $110 million freight assistance initiative (Ministerial)

9 Apr 2020 Seafood

Premium quality Australian seafood will soon be on the plates of thousands of overseas consumers, with the Morrison-McCormack Government helping to secure a critical freight export route under its $11 ...

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Funding boost to support Australian exporters and tourism businesses (Ministerial)

1 Apr 2020

The Morrison Government will inject an extra $49.8 million into the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program in the 2019-20 financial year, allowing exporters and tourism businesses to get addi ...

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Securing freight access for Australia agricultural and fisheries exporters (Joint Ministerial)

1 Apr 2020

A new $110 million initiative will back Australia’s agricultural and fisheries sector by helping them export their high-quality produce into key overseas markets, with return flights bringing back vit ...

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Establishment of interim appeal arrangement for trade disputes (Ministerial)

30 Mar 2020

Australia and 15 other members of the World Trade Organization have agreed to establish an interim arrangement to bring appeals and solve trade disputes.

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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 Myanmar Brunei Singapore Canada Chile

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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Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia (Joint Ministerial)

2 Mar 2020

The National Security Committee of Cabinet has agreed today to introduce new travel restrictions and update the travel advice for Iran as part of the Government’s coordinated measures to protect Austr ...

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Australian brands get more exposure in India (Ministerial)

26 Feb 2020

Australian brands will now have exposure to hundreds of millions of extra potential customers with the launch of the Australian online store on Amazon India.

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Australian cyber security solutions on show in the US

25 Feb 2020

Eleven of Australia and New Zealand’s top innovators pitched to an audience of 250 attendees from Australia, New Zealand and the United States who gathered at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco yester ...

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Continuing travel ban to protect Australians from the coronavirus (Ministerial)

20 Feb 2020

The National Security Committee of Cabinet has today decided that the continuing coronavirus infections in mainland China make it necessary to continue the travel restrictions on foreign nationals ent ...

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Getting tourists back into fire-affected regions (Ministerial)

11 Feb 2020

The Morrison Government is backing tourist towns in fire-affected regions through a $10 million tourism events and visitor attractions initiative to support communities and protect local jobs. The Reg ...

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More tariff cuts under Australia's free trade deals (Ministerial)

2 Jan 2020

Federal Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said the latest round of tariff cuts under our trade agreements with China and South Korea as well as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) would build on the ...

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Australia ratifies trade deals with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru (Ministerial)

3 Dec 2019

Australia has today ratified its free trade agreements with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru, a move that will give our farmers access to more markets, greater opportunities for our businesses, create mo ...

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2019 Australian Export Award Winners Announced

3 Dec 2019

Australia’s most successful exporters have been recognised at the 57th Australian Export Awards in Parliament House, Canberra this evening. Thirteen businesses from around Australia have been awarded ...

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Recognising Australia’s exceptional exporters (Ministerial)

3 Dec 2019

Australia’s top exporters have tonight been honoured for the significant contribution they make to our economy at the 57th Australian Export Awards in Canberra. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Invest ...

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Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru trade deals to open new doors for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

27 Nov 2019

Widespread benefits for Australian farmers, businesses and investors are one step closer with the enabling legislation for major trade deals with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru passing through the Parl ...

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Australia welcomes agreement to finalise regional trade deal (Ministerial)

5 Nov 2019

Australia has welcomed agreement to quickly finalise a landmark deal for trade in our region that will boost export opportunities for Australian businesses and create more local jobs.

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Review of financial assistance to SME exporters

3 Oct 2019

On 3 October 2019, the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, announced Ms Anna Fisher will undertake a review of the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) sch ...

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Record trade surplus for Australia (Ministerial)

6 Aug 2019

Australia’s export sector continues to boom with new data showing Australia recorded its largest ever monthly and financial year trade surplus.

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ConX takes out the top women in tech prize

1 Aug 2019

Australia’s top women in tech have pitched their big ideas in Brisbane today for a share in more than $100,000 in business support services, and the potential for further venture capital investment to ...

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Australia’s leading women in tech finalists announced (Ministerial)

24 Jul 2019

Eleven of Australia’s top female tech founders will be given the opportunity to pitch their ideas to global industry leaders, partners and investors, as part of the Morrison Government’s Australian Wo ...

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