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Australia to help boost digital trade in the Indo-Pacific (Ministerial)

13 Mar 2019 Media releases

The Morrison Government has today launched a new $4.5 million program to help developing countries in the Indo-Pacific maximise the benefits of digital trade.

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New campaign to attract more Chinese travellers to Australia (Ministerial)

7 Mar 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new campaign to attract an emerging and lucrative type of Chinese visitor to Australia, commonly known as the free and independent traveller (FIT).

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Wine exporter to share secrets of export success at free FTA seminar in Margaret River

5 Mar 2019 Media releases

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Mark Coulton, will visit Western Australia’s Margaret River region on 6 March 2019 to host a free seminar for local businesses on Australia’s Free ...

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Standing up for Australia’s sugar industry (Ministerial)

28 Feb 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government, together with Brazil, has launched formal dispute action in the World Trade Organization (WTO) on India’s continuing sugar subsidies that are depressing world prices a ...

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Helping enhance infrastructure in the Pacific (Ministerial)

21 Feb 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today welcomed the passing of Legislation through the House of Representatives that will boost Australia's support for infrastructure development in the region.

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Unlocking the potential of Australia’s emerging AgTech sector (Ministerial)

19 Feb 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new initiative to help attract more investment in Australia’s emerging agrifood tech sector.

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Unlocking the potential of Australia’s emerging AgTech sector (Ministerial)

19 Feb 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new initiative to help attract more investment in Australia’s emerging agrifood tech sector.

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Business event fund delivers multi-million dollar boost to economy (Ministerial)

18 Feb 2019 Media releases

Australia continues to be a highly sought after destination for lucrative businesses events, with the Liberal-National Government’s business events Bid Fund Program estimated to have already delivered ...

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Australia records bumper trade surplus in 2018 (Ministerial)

6 Feb 2019 Media releases

Australia recorded a $22.2 billion trade surplus in 2018, which is the highest ever for a calendar year. Australia’s two-way trade in goods and services also hit a record high of $854 billion in 2018. ...

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Funding boost to lure more Chinese tour groups down under (Ministerial)

5 Feb 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today announced $11 million in funding to attract more Chinese tour group tourists to Australia.

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Australia leads the move to negotiations on digital trade rules (Ministerial)

29 Jan 2019 Media releases

Australian efforts have ignited negotiations with 75 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO), representing over 90 per cent of global trade, on the development of new international rules i ...

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Local agency appointed to unify brand Australia

25 Jan 2019 Media releases

Creative agency Clemenger BBDO Sydney has been selected to lead the development of Australia’s nation brand following the conclusion of a competitive global open tender process.

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Visit to the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland and the United States (Ministerial)

19 Jan 2019 Media releases

I will visit the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland and the United States from 19 to 26 January to pursue Australia’s economic and trade interests with government leaders, ...

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New Australia-UK agreements will provide certainty to Australian exporters (Ministerial)

19 Jan 2019 Media releases

Australia and the United Kingdom have signed a new bilateral Wine Agreement and Mutual Recognition Agreement overnight in London, which will help ensure the continued flow of trade post-Brexit.

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Funding for Kakadu a major win for tourism in the Top End (Ministerial)

14 Jan 2019 Media releases

Kakadu National Park is set for a $216 million upgrade designed to lure more visitors to the iconic Australian landmark and drive more investment and jobs in the Territory.

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Huge lithium investment to boost WA economy and create more jobs (Ministerial)

3 Jan 2019 Media releases

Earthworks will now commence on a lithium processing plant in Western Australia that will create hundreds of extra jobs and provide benefits to thousands of local businesses.

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New Year brings good news for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

3 Jan 2019 Media releases

Australian farmers and businesses will continue to reap the benefits of Australia’s free trade agreements with further tariff cuts set to boost Australia’s competitive advantage in two of our major ex ...

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Shaping the future of international education

17 Apr 2015 Media releases

Austrade, the Australian Government’s international education promotion agency, is holding a series of open workshops across Australia seeking input on future directions for Australia’s international ...

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