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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 23 September 2020)

23 Sep 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide weekly regional updates on the progression and impact of COVID-19 around the world, to support the international education sector as the situation continues to evolve. These repo ...

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Enesi Pharma & Uni of Adelaide to fast-track development of world-first Zika virus vaccine

22 Sep 2020 Investor Update

UK biotech firm Enesi Pharma and The University of Adelaide are working together to accelerate the development of a vaccine for the Zika virus.

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DHL Express opens new A$50m service centre

21 Sep 2020 Investor Update

DHL Express has opened a new 8,600-square-metre service centre in Australia to support the growing number of Australian companies doing international business.

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Top recommended readings from our Sector leaders that will influence us in 2020 and beyond

21 Sep 2020 Education news

We asked sector leaders to recommend readings that they think will influence us for the rest of 2020 and beyond. We share their suggested readings which can shape our continued response to the recent ...

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Australia’s weeds prove fertile ground for US ag science firm

21 Sep 2020 Success stories

Australia’s reputation for excellence in agricultural innovation, rigorous regulatory approval process, and standing as one of the largest food exporters in the world spurred global agricultural scien ...

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Funding helps regions on road to bushfire recovery (Ministerial)

18 Sep 2020 Media releases

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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Top recommended readings from our Sector leaders that will influence us in 2020 and beyond

16 Sep 2020 Education news

We asked our sector leaders to recommend readings that they think will influence us for the rest of 2020 and beyond. In the coming weeks we will share their suggested readings which can shape our cont ...

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Report on the Study with Australia pilot

15 Sep 2020 Education news

The Study with Australia pilot program, delivered by Austrade in partnership with FutureLearn has recently concluded. A high level report on how the pilot went and what we learned from it, is availabl ...

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Medicinal cannabis venture puts down roots in Queensland

15 Sep 2020 Success stories

A rich farming region in southern Queensland has proved the perfect location for a Canadian company’s extensive Australian operations.

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Insight - LNG infrastructure in India

14 Sep 2020 Insights

Since 2011, India has been the world's fourth largest importer of LNG , due to an increase in domestic consumption and a decline in domestic production.

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Australia to welcome boutique hotel brand lyf

10 Sep 2020 Investor Update

A new boutique hotel brand is set to open in Australia in 2022, when Singapore-based Ascott Limited opens its first lyf property in Melbourne, Victoria.

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Backing Australian exporters to go global (Ministerial)

10 Sep 2020 Media releases

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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Enhancing career and employment prospects for Indonesian students

10 Sep 2020 Success stories

Australia is the most popular study destination for Indonesian students. In 2019, there were more than 22,700 Indonesians enrolled to study in Australia. The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic ...

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Recommended reading from sector leaders

9 Sep 2020 Education news

We asked sector leaders to recommend readings that they think will influence us in 2020 and beyond. In the coming weeks we will share their suggested readings which can help shape our continued respon ...

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Canadian miner capitalises on golden opportunity in Victoria

9 Sep 2020 Success stories

Australia’s proud mining history, the quality of its workers and high working standards were instrumental in bringing Canadian mining and exploration company Kirkland Lake Gold to the Victorian gold f ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 8 September 2020)

8 Sep 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide weekly regional updates on the progression and impact of COVID-19 around the world, to support the international education sector as the situation continues to evolve. These repo ...

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Amatil X: The power of partnering with Indonesian startups

3 Sep 2020 Success stories

Indonesia’s dynamic startups are setting the pace of innovation in Southeast Asia – and Australia’s Coca-Cola Amatil has taken notice. The bottling giant set up its corporate venture capital platform ...

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Cricket legend joins winery to launch label in India & Sri Lanka

2 Sep 2020 Success stories

For Australia’s food and beverage exporters, India is fast becoming a strategic alternative to China. In 2019, winery Scotchman’s Hill teamed with cricketing legend, Dennis Lillee, to launch a new Aus ...

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Insight - E-commerce and wellness trends spark new opportunities in South Asia

2 Sep 2020 Insights

India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have fast-evolving retail ecosystems and strong trade relationships with Australia. Even during COVID-19 lockdowns, these economies remain strong importers of Australia ...

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Asahi Beverages to build A$45m recycling plant with Australian partners

1 Sep 2020 Investor Update

Japan’s Asahi Beverages has entered into a joint venture with Australia’s Pact Group Holdings and Cleanaway Waste Management to build a A$45 million recycling plant in regional New South Wales.

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