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MIP Education Insight – State of the Markets 2017 report

12 Mar 2018 Education news

Following the release of the full year 2017 data, this report explores student enrolments and commencements, visa lodgements and grants, and the top international markets showing growth.

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Japanese manufacturer opens for business in Queensland

12 Mar 2018 Investor Update

Oji Fibre Solutions (OjiFS), the New Zealand subsidiary of Japanese manufacturer Oji Holdings Corporation (Oji Holdings), has opened its A$72 million corrugated box manufacturing facility in the Gold ...

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Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Strong Foundations

9 Mar 2018 Economic analysis

The Report is structured around five main reasons for investing in Australia and compares Australia’s credentials with other major economies across each category. In this post, I want to look in more ...

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Qatar Airways acquires Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

9 Mar 2018 Investor Update

Qatar Airways’ hospitality division, Dhiafatina Hotels, has acquired the five-star Sheraton Melbourne Hotel located in the central business district.

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A new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement (Ministerial)

8 Mar 2018 Media releases

New export opportunities, that will drive Australian jobs, will be created with the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) tomorrow. The Agreemen ...

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Australian women breaking new ground

8 Mar 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Showcasing the inspiring women featured on Australia Unlimited in the last year. The women are a wonderfully diverse group, including social entrepreneurs, designers, film producers, filmmakers, arti ...

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Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Global Ties

8 Mar 2018 Economic analysis

The Report is structured around five main reasons for investing in Australia and compares Australia’s credentials with other major economies across each category. In this post, I want to look in more ...

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World’s largest beer brewer crafts expansion in Australia

8 Mar 2018 Investor Update

Pirate Life Brewing, an Australian subsidiary of Belgian-based beverage and brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABInBev), is creating more than 80 jobs with a A$15 million investment in a new brewer ...

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Agtech Passport and METStech Passport: linking Australian and Latin American innovation

7 Mar 2018 Latest from Austrade

Two startup exchange programs are fuelling the commercialisation of technology and ideas between Australia and Latin America (LATAM) in agriculture and mining.

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Indian software provider unveils fresh data centre in Australia

6 Mar 2018 Investor Update

Freshworks, an Indian software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider, has opened its first Asia-Pacific data centre to meet clients’ data sovereignty and privacy requirements.

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Findings from the MIP Survey 2017

5 Mar 2018 Education news

Results of the recent MIP user survey indicate the highest satisfaction rates to date and provide constructive feedback for improvement.

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Microsoft chooses Australia for world-class tech startup program

5 Mar 2018 Investor Update

Microsoft has chosen Australia as the newest location of its global ScaleUp program – an intensive four-month accelerator program for tech startups. The Microsoft ScaleUp program will be located in th ...

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Fashion forward and socially savvy

1 Mar 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Through its canny use of social media, Australian fashion etailer Showpo has built a huge following worldwide, creating a community of clothes-loving millennials and a booming online fashion house in ...

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Australia’s Short-term Tourist Arrivals surged to almost nine million in 2017

28 Feb 2018 Economic analysis

There were 8.8 million short-term (that is, involving stays of less than one year) international visitor arrivals to Australia for the year ending December 2017.

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Facebook announces changes to its news feed for brands

26 Feb 2018 Education news

How brands and content creators can adjust their Facebook strategy in light of announced changes to Facebook’s algorithm.

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Release of TPP-11 text (Ministerial)

26 Feb 2018 Media releases

Australian farmers, businesses and all exporters can see the full benefits and breadth of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) with the release of the tex ...

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The ripple that caused a universal wave

22 Feb 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

A mere month after the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for the first ever detection of gravitational waves, another extraordinary announcement was made. Strange ripples in space-time were dete ...

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Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Innovation and Skills

21 Feb 2018 Economic analysis

The Report is structured around five main reasons for investing in Australia and compares Australia’s credentials with other major economies across each category. In this post, I want to look in more ...

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Growing Australia’s shipbuilding industry (Ministerial)

16 Feb 2018 Media releases

To grow Australia's shipbuilding industry and create new Australian jobs, the Turnbull Coalition Government today launches a report showcasing the talent and expertise of the Australian shipbuilding i ...

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Women of wine

15 Feb 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

While Australian female winemakers are not in the majority in the industry, they are leading the way in innovation and sustainability.

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