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Maeil Dairies makes first investment in Australian dairy facility

4 Mar 2021 Investor Update

Maeil Dairies Australia has invested A$13.5 million to acquire Corio Bay Dairy Group’s partially built dairy processing facility in Geelong, Victoria.

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Starware sets up Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia

3 Mar 2021 Investor Update

Dutch company Starware has defied the challenges of COVID-19 and established a subsidiary in Melbourne, Victoria.

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Insight - Green shift in US to boost Australian critical minerals

2 Mar 2021 Insights

New, ‘green economy’ initiatives from the Biden Administration will trigger aggressive plans for renewable energy development, smart grids and a large electric vehicle (EV) industry. The renewables se ...

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DCI Data Centers to open A$400m data centre

26 Feb 2021 Investor Update

DCI Data Centers is set to open its third data centre in Australia after securing approval to build a new 36 MW facility in Sydney.

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Insight - Australia: A reliable supplier of critical minerals

26 Feb 2021 Insights

The demand for critical minerals from industries such as aerospace, agtech, automotive (particularly electric vehicles), defence, renewable energy and telecommunications is skyrocketing.

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Bridge to unite Australian and UK space industries (Ministerial)

24 Feb 2021 Media releases

Ties between the Australian and UK space industries have been strengthened with the signing of a new arrangement to increase connection, exchange and investment.

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Promoting Australian higher education to the world (Ministerial)

24 Feb 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is promoting Australia's world-class higher education and online learning offering to more than 12 million people around the globe.

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Austrade and FutureLearn sign 5 year strategic agreement

24 Feb 2021 Education news

Building on the success of the award-winning Study with Australia campaign, Future Learn and Austrade have signed a five year strategic agreement. The agreement, announced today by Dan Tehan MP Minis ...

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Insight - Demand for METS rises in Turkey as precious metals mining sector grows

24 Feb 2021 Insights

The decision to increase mining investment via the TWF creates new opportunities. Austrade has identified the potential for Australian METS companies in feasibility studies, project management, engine ...

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$40 million Indigenous tourism fund to assist recovery (Ministerial)

19 Feb 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government today announced new support for Indigenous tourism through comprehensive package of business support and grants under the $40 million Indigenous Tourism Fund.

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Insight - Demand for METS digital tech on the rise in Southern & West Africa

18 Feb 2021 Insights

This insight includes potential opportunities for Australian METS companies in South Africa and Botswana.

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Illumina and University of Melbourne to set up A$60m Genomics Hub

15 Feb 2021 Investor Update

US biotechnology firm Illumina is collaborating with the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Government to set up a A$60 million Genomics Hub in Melbourne.

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Tasmania’s Wineglass Bay gets $7.2 million tourist boost (Ministerial)

11 Feb 2021 Media releases

Tasmania’s tourism industry will get a significant boost from a $7.2 million upgrade to facilities at the famous Wineglass Bay lookout funded by the Morrison Government, with a second lookout official ...

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Boost for Australia’s business events sector (Ministerial)

11 Feb 2021 Media releases

The Gold Coast is open for business as one of Australia’s premier convention destinations and the Morrison Government is supporting local events through a $50 million program.

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Supporting the Whitsundays tourism industry (Ministerial)

9 Feb 2021 Media releases

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan said today the Coalition Government was working with the tourism sector on a post-JobKeeper plan.

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Supporting the Cairns and Port Douglas tourism industry (Ministerial)

8 Feb 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is consulting with Cairns and Port Douglas tourism operators to help ensure the long-term viability of the Far North Queensland tourism industry.

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Financial services giant shapes a digital future from Sydney hub

8 Feb 2021 Success stories

Australia’s high adoption of contactless and device-based payments, coupled with the presence of top-tier financial and retail institutions, were pivotal factors in Mastercard’s decision to set up a g ...

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Aussie barley headed to Mexico no small beer (Ministerial)

5 Feb 2021 Media releases

Australian barley is heading to a significant new market this month after the nation’s biggest grains exporter, CBH Group, signed a deal to ship 30,000 tonnes of malting barley to Heineken Mexico.

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Insight - New rules for barley imports create fresh opportunities in Saudi Arabia

4 Feb 2021 Insights

The Saudi barley market is being liberalised and this will open barley purchasing to more exporters. Instead of a single, state-related purchasing organisation, imports will purchased by 10–15 private ...

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Austrade Virtual Events – February to June 2021

1 Feb 2021 Education news

Austrade’s global network is planning to deliver a range of virtual events for the international education sector, tailored for different audiences in each market. These events will be delivered betwe ...

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