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Fair Exchange: Simplifying global payments
15 Mar 2018
Jack Zhang and the four co-founders of Airwallex are intent on bringing foreign exchange into the internet age, creating a system that combines payments and foreign exchange transfers into a single, f ...
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Investor Update
Johnson & Johnson partners with Monash University on medtech commercialisation
14 Mar 2018
Global pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has opened an Innovation Partnering Office at Monash University in Victoria.
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Investor Update
German energy company to spend €400 million developing NSW solar projects
14 Mar 2018
German energy giant Innogy has entered Australia’s utility-scale solar market, acquiring two undeveloped solar projects from Australian developer Overland Sun Farming.
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Investor Update
Hollywood giant Technicolor to establish A$26 million VFX studio in Adelaide
13 Mar 2018
Global entertainment giant Technicolor has announced plans to establish a 500-person visual effects (VFX) studio in Adelaide, valued at A$26 million.
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Investor Update
15MW hydrogen power plant to be built in South Australia
12 Mar 2018
German company thyssenkrupp is working with The Hydrogen Utility (H2U) to develop a 15MW hydrogen electrolyser power plant in South Australia.
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Education news
MIP Education Insight – State of the Markets 2017 report
12 Mar 2018
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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Investor Update
Japanese manufacturer opens for business in Queensland
12 Mar 2018
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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Economic analysis
Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Strong Foundations
9 Mar 2018
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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Investor Update
Qatar Airways acquires Sheraton Melbourne Hotel
9 Mar 2018
Qatar Airways’ hospitality division, Dhiafatina Hotels, has acquired the five-star Sheraton Melbourne Hotel located in the central business district.
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Media releases
A new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement (Ministerial)
8 Mar 2018
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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Australia Unlimited feature
Australian women breaking new ground
8 Mar 2018
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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Economic analysis
Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Global Ties
8 Mar 2018
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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Success stories | FTA Case studies
North Asia Raises a Glass to Gapsted Wines
8 Mar 2018
Located in Victoria’s breathtaking alpine region, Gapsted Wines produces some of Australia’s best cool climate wines. Thanks to Australia’s free trade agreements with North Asia, the winery is sharing ...
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Investor Update
World’s largest beer brewer crafts expansion in Australia
8 Mar 2018
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
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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Investor Update
Indian software provider unveils fresh data centre in Australia
6 Mar 2018
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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Success stories | FTA Case studies
Australian Honey Creates a Buzz in China
6 Mar 2018
Located in regional New South Wales, Superbee has been packaging delicious home-grown honey for three generations. With the increasing popularity of its honey in China, the company is experiencing sig ...
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Education news
Findings from the MIP Survey 2017
5 Mar 2018
Results of the recent MIP user survey indicate the highest satisfaction rates to date and provide constructive feedback for improvement.
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Investor Update
Microsoft chooses Australia for world-class tech startup program
5 Mar 2018
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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Australia Unlimited feature
Fashion forward and socially savvy
1 Mar 2018
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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