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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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
26 Jun 2020
We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new Consuls-General to Austrade posts in Milan and Houston.
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 ...
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 ...
17 Jun 2020
The Morrison Government has today announced it will establish a Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) to help inform the Government’s ongoing free trade agreement (FTA) agenda.
14 Jun 2020 Queensland Singapore Hong Kong
It will now be easier for South East Queensland farmers to get their high-quality produce into key overseas export markets with the Morrison-McCormack Government helping to secure two direct freight r ...
7 Jun 2020 South Australia Meat Seafood
South Australian exporters of fresh produce, seafood and meat now have another pathway into critical export markets, with the Morrison Government securing a critical freight route between Adelaide and ...
2 Jun 2020
Australia recorded a mega $19.2 billion trade surplus for the March quarter along with its highest ever current account surplus, highlighting how important our export sector will be as the Australian ...
20 May 2020 Tasmania Horticulture Meat Organic food Seafood
Tasmania’s seafood exporters and fresh food producers will have a new link to the world with additional freight flights connecting Hobart and Sydney taking to the skies from next Wednesday.
20 May 2020 Western Australia Israel Agtech
Startups and early-stage innovators across Western Australia’s agriculture and food sectors have the opportunity to take part in a world-leading program in Israel – from their desktops.
11 May 2020 China
The Australian Government is deeply concerned by reports that unjustified duties may be levied on Australian barley imports into China.
8 May 2020 Indonesia
Australian exporters will soon start reaping the benefits of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), with Australia receiving formal notification that Indonesia ...
6 May 2020 Queensland Seafood
Tropical North Queensland’s seafood industry has been given a major boost with the Morrison Government helping to secure a critical freight route between Cairns and Hong Kong.
6 May 2020 South Australia Meat Seafood
Over 30 tonnes of fresh South Australian produce, seafood and meat is now on its way to Asia under a new agreement with Singapore Airlines that will see local businesses once again have a direct freig ...
30 Apr 2020
The Australian Government has acted again to ensure the movement of critical freight such as agricultural produce, medicines and medical equipment can continue.