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A picture of health: Aussie med-tech startup checks into India’s post-COVID boom

1 Nov 2022 Success stories

Lockdowns, quarantines, and social distancing. There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic response transformed many aspects of our lives. None more so than the way we manage our health and connect with me ...

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Australian Budget commits A$25bn to clean energy and renewables projects

31 Oct 2022 Investor Update

The Australian Government has released its Budget October 2022–23. It commits record funding of almost A$25 billion to clean energy spending, providing greater direction and backing the Government’s n ...

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Insight – Budget 2022–23: Implications for the agribusiness and food sectors

31 Oct 2022 Insights

The Government aims to build a “more resilient, more inclusive and more modern” economy. For Austrade’s work, the Government focus on addressing climate change, strengthening ties with strategic partn ...

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Inaugural Study Australia Entrepreneurship Challenge concludes in New Delhi, India

31 Oct 2022 Education news

The inaugural Study Australia Entrepreneurship Challenge finishes in shark-tank style with an in-person gala in New Delhi and an all-female team of five students from MIT World Peace University in Pun ...

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Budget support for the visitor economy

28 Oct 2022 Latest from Austrade

The Australian Government is backing the recovery of Australia’s visitor economy.

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Insight – Disability Pilot to help tourism industry address worker shortage

26 Oct 2022 Insights

Visitor economy disability pilot program helps people with disability secure jobs in tourism.

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Supporting Australia’s international economic engagement (Ministerial)

25 Oct 2022 Media releases

The Albanese Government is strengthening Australia’s economic recovery by diversifying trade and investment ties and backing the recovery of Australia’s visitor economy.

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Tourism and travel support

25 Oct 2022 Latest from Austrade

$48 million for tourism and travel support was announced as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to support tourism sector recovery, upskill workers, support quality tourism products and del ...

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Lightsource bp to become Australia’s largest solar developer and owner

25 Oct 2022 Investor Update

The UK company has started building its 425 MWdc Wellington North Solar Farm in New South Wales. The project is expected to create 400 jobs during construction.

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Study Australia Industry Experience Program wins the Innovation Award at AIEC 2022

25 Oct 2022 Education news

Launched in July 2021, together with State and Territory Study Australia Partnership (SAP) members, Australian providers, and delivery partner Practera, Austrade’s national flagship program – Study Au ...

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Study Australia Global Agent Update event report available

25 Oct 2022 Education news

A virtual Study Australia Global Agent Update event, held on 25-26 August 2022, engaged over 1,000 agents from 55 countries in global and local sessions.

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Finalists for the 60th Australian Export Awards unveiled (Ministerial)

17 Oct 2022 Media releases

Congratulations to the 84 businesses from across the country who will compete as national finalists at the 2022 Australian Export Awards, the event’s diamond anniversary.

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Wine time: Sharing the best of Australia's viticulture across Asia (Ministerial)

17 Oct 2022 Media releases

The Australian Government is partnering with industry to promote Australian wine in key export markets, Japan and Korea.

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ENGIE to build one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen plants in Australia

17 Oct 2022 Investor Update

ENGIE is building one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen plants in Western Australia.

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Stryker taps into Australian medtech innovation with new R&D Lab

17 Oct 2022 Success stories

US medtech company Stryker has opened its first R&D Lab in Australia.

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Australia-ROK Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Trade Ministers' Meeting (Ministerial)

13 Oct 2022 Media releases

Today in Seoul I met with the Republic of Korea’s (ROK) Minister for Trade, Dr Ahn Dukgeun, for the inaugural Australia-ROK Trade Ministers’ Meeting under our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

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Queensland Pacific Metals signs landmark minerals agreement with General Motors Holdings (Ministerial)

13 Oct 2022 Media releases

Minister for Trade and Tourism Don Farrell and Minister for Resources Madeleine King have welcomed a landmark agreement between Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) and General Motors Holdings (GM) for the ...

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Wisk’s self-flying, electric air taxis to land in Australia

13 Oct 2022 Investor Update

The future of flight is coming to Australia, with Wisk bringing its self-flying, electric air taxis to the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brisbane.

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Israeli plant-based food company expands to Queensland

12 Oct 2022 Investor Update

Israeli plant-based food specialist Vgarden invests in a new Brisbane factory.

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EMDG helps take Australian Indigenous and beach culture to the world

12 Oct 2022 Success stories

Austrade’s EMDG program is helping Gali Swimwear takes its premium swimwear to the world.

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