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New pilot program provides remote international students with industry experience

11 Jun 2021 Education news

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt international education, our Austrade International Education team have been working on how best to support our international students, in partnership with Practera.

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Parking app accelerates into Malaysia as tech partnership increases

11 Jun 2021 Success stories

Brisbane technology start-up KERB launched its parking app in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Today, the app is being used to park more vehicles in Kuala Lumpur than any other city worldwide.

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Insight - Tariff reductions assisting Australian agricultural exports to Thailand

8 Jun 2021 Insights

Tariff reductions enabled by Australia’s free trade agreements have helped increase Australian exports of some agricultural commodities to Thailand in 2020 and 2021.

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Insight - Extended shelf-life for chilled, vacuum-packed beef and sheep-meat exports to Saudi Arabia

8 Jun 2021 Insights

In February 2021, Saudi Arabia extended the shelf-life of chilled vacuum-packed beef and sheep-meat. An extended shelf-life can make Australian exports more competitive in market by allowing products ...

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Insight - Sri Lanka’s rule changes mean fresh opportunities for grain, pulse and oilseed exporters

8 Jun 2021 Insights

Sri Lanka’s National Plant Quarantine Service approved in-transit phosphine fumigation treatment for Australian grains, pulses and oil seeds in May 2021. The new biosecurity agreement between Australi ...

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Insight - Smart warehousing catches on as India’s logistics sector takes off

8 Jun 2021 Insights

India’s A$278 billion logistics industry is changing fast. The Government is liberalising a number of industry sectors. Road and rail networks are being upgraded. Freight corridors are being built. Su ...

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KISA brings accessible mobile phones to the UK

3 Jun 2021 Latest from Austrade

Innovative Australian health-tech company, KISA, has launched its global operations in the UK with an investment of around £6.1 million, creating 25 new skilled jobs.

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Study Australia student journey mapping project series (part 2)

31 May 2021 Education news

In part two of Austrade’s series on Student Journey Mapping, we are sharing key findings from sector consultations. These findings will be used to inform our understanding of how Austrade’s Study Aust ...

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Kerry establishes new food innovation hub in Australia

27 May 2021 Investor Update

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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Funding support flows for travel agents (Ministerial)

24 May 2021 Media releases

Funding support continues to reach travel agents to support their business operations thanks to the Morrison Government.

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Malaysia and Australia enhance technology collaboration

19 May 2021 Latest from Austrade

A new initiative launched in May aims to improve Australia–Malaysia collaboration in digital transformation.

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More support for Tropical North Queensland tourism (Ministerial)

19 May 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is providing an additional $7.7 million in targeted support for Tropical North Queensland to promote the region as a year-round tourism destination.

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Insight - India suspends quantitative restrictions on mungbeans, pigeon peas and urad (vigna mungo)

18 May 2021 Insights

India has temporarily removed quantitative restrictions on imports of mungbeans, pigeon peas and urad (vigna mungo) until 31 October 2021.

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Additional funding to attract more visitors to WA’s south west (Ministerial)

17 May 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is providing an additional $1.25 million to help attract more tourists to WA’s south west region to support local businesses and jobs.

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New incentives to encourage investment in Australia

14 May 2021 Investor Update

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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Funding boost to back Australian exporters (Ministerial)

14 May 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is providing an additional $65.5 million to help Australian businesses grow internationally.

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

13 May 2021 Investor Update

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

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Canned Australian wine puts fizz into India’s fast-growing wine market

13 May 2021 Latest from Austrade

Victoria-based Barokes Wines has become the first wine-maker to launch canned wine in India, despite the pandemic.

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New PwC delivery centre to meet Australian demand for cyber services

12 May 2021 Investor Update

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 Investor Update

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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