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Australian industry to benefit from $900 million Attack Class work packages (Ministerial)

16 Oct 2020 Media releases

Australian industry will benefit from hundreds of millions of dollars in work packages for the Morrison Government's Future Submarine Program, supporting hundreds of Australian jobs and creating new o ...

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Boosting trade and investment ties across the Pacific (Ministerial)

14 Oct 2020 Media releases

Trade opportunities across the Pacific will be boosted with formal notification today that Cook Islands has ratified the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus).

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New campaign urges Aussies to back tourism industry and holiday beyond their own backyard (Ministerial)

13 Oct 2020 Media releases

Aussies are being urged to plan and book a COVID-safe holiday in different parts of Australia as part of a new domestic tourism push aimed at providing a much-needed boost to our cities, tourism regio ...

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South Australian company wins Defence Innovation Hub contract (Ministerial)

12 Oct 2020 Media releases

South Australian company Silentium Defence has been awarded a new contract with the Defence Innovation Hub to develop its space surveillance passive radar technology.

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South Australian small business wins Defence Innovation contract to develop new technology (Ministerial)

12 Oct 2020 Media releases

South Australian company Prism Systems has been awarded a new contract with the Defence Innovation Hub to develop a software capability solution for the Royal Australian Navy.

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Supporting tourism and agriculture through Visa Application Charge changes (Ministerial)

12 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government is ensuring Australia remains an attractive destination for tourists, and temporary visa holders who often fill critical skills shortages, by offering refunds or waivers of Vis ...

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Trade, Tourism and Investment critical to economic recovery and jobs (Ministerial)

7 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government is continuing to support trade, tourism and investment in the 2020-21 Budget as part of Australia’s Economic Recovery Plan to get more Australians into jobs.

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Safe travel zone with New Zealand (Ministerial)

2 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Australian Government is establishing a Safe Travel Zone with New Zealand.

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New data reinforces importance of tourism rebound to our economic recovery (Ministerial)

2 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government’s tourism support and recovery plans, coupled with getting more Australians travelling around Australia, will be critical to the rebound of our tourism industry, with new quart ...

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Celebrating Australia’s remarkable exporters (Ministerial)

30 Sep 2020 Media releases

Innovative exporters and investors from across Australia will be celebrated in a recognition program that will highlight the incredible resilience shown by Australian businesses this year.

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Funding helps regions on road to bushfire recovery (Ministerial)

18 Sep 2020 Media releases

Music festivals, art installations, sporting events and a coastal headland walking trail are among 95 projects to receive a share in more than $7 million in funding support for communities in fire-aff ...

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New data shows Australians are starting to head back to the regions (Ministerial)

11 Sep 2020 Media releases

Regional tourism rebounded by over $1 billion in the month of June, according to new monthly figures released today by Tourism Research Australia (TRA).

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Backing Australian exporters to go global (Ministerial)

10 Sep 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government is backing Australian businesses to grow their exports and create jobs through reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, after an independent review of fin ...

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Study with Australia and FutureLearn pilot passes with flying colours

27 Aug 2020 Media releases

The ‘Study with Australia’ pilot campaign, a collaboration between the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and leading social learning platform Futurelearn.com, has achieved over 836 ...

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Export boost for South Australian farmers and fishers (Ministerial)

17 Aug 2020 Media releases

Tonnes of South Australian produce will be on its way to export markets across the Middle-East and Europe with Qatar Airways today commencing flights out of Adelaide to the key freight hub of Doha.

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Event grants to boost regional tourism (Ministerial)

7 Aug 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government has today announced $245,000 in funding for 10 new events and projects in fire-affected regions in South Australia, Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales to support the comm ...

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Australia’s export sector continues to boom despite ongoing challenges (Ministerial)

4 Aug 2020 Media releases

Australia recorded its largest financial year trade surplus in 2019-20, off the back of booming goods exports, according to new data released today from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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More Australian wine set for Canadian shelves (Ministerial)

27 Jul 2020 Media releases

In a win for our wine exporters, Australia has today reached an agreement with Canada to remove unfair restrictions on Australian wine sales imposed by the Canadian federal government and in the provi ...

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Australia 's free trade agreement with Indonesia to provide export boost (Ministerial)

5 Jul 2020 Media releases

New export opportunities for Australian farmers, businesses and investors will begin to flow from today with the start of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) ...

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Freight flights boost for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

3 Jul 2020 Media releases

Australian exporters reliant on airfreight will continue to have access to key international export markets, thanks to a $240 million funding injection to help keep international freight routes and fl ...

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