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More than A$2 billion in renewable energy investment over past three months
13 Jun 2017
More than A$2 billion has been invested in renewable energy projects in Australia within the past three months, totalling an unprecedented A$7.4 billion financial commitment, the Australian Clean Ener ...
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Investor Update
IBM opens fourth data centre in Australia
12 Jun 2017
IBM has opened a fourth data centre in Sydney to meet increased demand for Bluemix, its locally-hosted cloud service, and Watson, its artificially intelligent cognitive computing platform.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
9 Jun 2017
This week’s readings explore the state of global trade – technologies transforming it, agreements governing it, and policies to help market free trade.
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Investor Update
Indonesian bank to establish Australian operations
9 Jun 2017
Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) – the fourth largest bank in Indonesia with assets of over A$40 billion – is to establish Australian headquarters in Melbourne.
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Australia Unlimited feature
New cell regeneration technology helps restore eyesight
8 Jun 2017
Dr Berkay Ozcelik, as part of a University of Melbourne team, has developed a way to grow corneal cells in the lab that may eliminate the need for donor corneas and restore eyesight to millions of peo ...
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Media releases
Queensland covers Paris (Ministerial)
8 Jun 2017
The international campaign to bring tourists back to Queensland following Cyclone Debbie has begun.
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Economic analysis
Australia has remained in the top 25 most competitive nations among 63 economies
7 Jun 2017
Australia now ranks as the 21st most competitive economy in the world, according to the 2017 World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) released by the Swiss-based Institute for Management Development (IMD ...
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Media releases
International tourists loving regional Australia (Ministerial)
7 Jun 2017
International tourists are staying longer and spending more when they visit Australia. And they are venturing out of the capital cities with record growth in regional Australia.
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Media releases
First Women in Export Scholarship winner (Ministerial)
6 Jun 2017
I am pleased to announce Dr Noelle Sunstrom as the winner of the inaugural Women in Export Scholarship.
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Media releases
Further strong trade outcome for Australia (Ministerial)
6 Jun 2017
The value of Australian exports surged to a new record level in the March quarter, reinforcing the value of the Turnbull Government’s continued commitment to open trade and investment.
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Success stories
Event & sports tech startup scores touchdown in US
5 Jun 2017
Event Workforce Group lands in San Francisco to take on some of the world’s leading sports events. Australian startup Event Workforce Group (EWG) used its workforce management technology to help mobil ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
2 Jun 2017
IMD has released its competitiveness rankings for 2017. This year, the largest gains in the rankings were made by Kazakhstan, China and Indonesia, while selected European nations experienced the larg ...
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Latest from Austrade
Aussie grapes hit Korean gold
2 Jun 2017
Australian grapes are back in demand across Korea, after a joint rebranding and promotional campaign helped convey the taste and quality of the fruit to consumers and wholesalers.
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Investor Update
TCS sets up new Innovation Lab in Australia
2 Jun 2017
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a division of India’s Tata Group, will open a TCS Innovation Lab in Australia, creating new jobs for Australians.
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Education news
Taiwan Working Holiday Makers Report: The Transition to Study
1 Jun 2017
This research report highlights the opportunities for Australian education providers, and state and territory stakeholders, to attract Taiwanese Working Holiday Makers (WHMs) for further study in Aust ...
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Education news
Kuwait: Snapshot on borderless opportunities
1 Jun 2017
Austrade Kuwait and Riyadh interviewed major employers in Kuwait to understand the current recruitment of third country nationals to Kuwait, to quantify the opportunity of utilising Australian curricu ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Ironing out Iodine Deficiency
1 Jun 2017
Professor Eastman has been dubbed ‘the man who saved a million brains’ after leading many projects to abolish iodine deficiency – the most common preventable cause of brain damage throughout the devel ...
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Investor Update
Kingspan opens new insulation manufacturing facility
1 Jun 2017
Kingspan Australia, a division of Ireland-based Kingspan Group, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Somerton, Victoria.
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Investor Update
Microsoft creates 120 new jobs at Asia sales centre in Sydney
31 May 2017
Microsoft has selected Sydney as one of four global Inside Sales Centres, creating 120 new digital seller roles.
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Success stories
HR tech startup launches a recruitment revolution
30 May 2017
The founders of HR tech startup myInterview want to revolutionise recruitment. With support from the Landing Pads program in Tel Aviv, they are well on their way.
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