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

13 Mar 2019

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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Videos on ELICOS opportunities in Latin America

12 Mar 2019

Austrade has released a series of Latin American education insight videos on the ELICOS state of play. Hear from Marie Hill – Trade Commissioner (Austrade Peru) and Education Managers Patricia Monteir ...

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‘Find the key’ digital campaign to be launched in Latin America

12 Mar 2019

Austrade plans to launch the Find the key campaign in late April, to attract high quality prospective students from Latin America. The campaign will be delivered in both Spanish and Portuguese through ...

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Californian startup swells Australia’s $4.6bn cloud revolution

8 Mar 2019

Cloud data-warehousing pioneer, Snowflake, is ramping up its Australian business just one year after opening its first office in Sydney.

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Vestas turns Geelong ex-car factory into wind turbine assembly

7 Mar 2019

Danish wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas, is rejuvenating the former Ford factory in Geelong, Victoria. A new 3,000 square metre turbine assembly and testing facility will form part of a Renewable Ene ...

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

7 Mar 2019

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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Five years of strengthening Australia through trade and investment

6 Mar 2019

‘Leaders on Asia’ Keynote Address, The Asia Society, Sydney

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

5 Mar 2019

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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Colorado ski co. doubles down on $2bn-per year industry

4 Mar 2019

US-based Vail Resorts Inc. has purchased two Victoria ski fields – Falls Creek and Hotham – in a $174 million deal. Subject to regulatory approval, the purchase will include ski schools, retail establ ...

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Disused South Australia zinc mine to pilot clean-energy storage for grids

1 Mar 2019

Toronto-based Hydrostor Inc., a leader in advanced compressed-air energy storage (A-CAES), has announced a A$30 million technology demonstration project at the former Angas Zinc mine in Strathalbyn, A ...

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Myanmar company looking for Australian education partner

28 Feb 2019

A private company is looking to partner with an Australian institution to operate education establishments that deliver programs in English from kindergarten to university levels.

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Strategic messages developed to promote studying in Australia

28 Feb 2019

With funding under the National Strategy for International Education 2025 Enabling Growth and Innovation (EGI) project fund, Austrade has developed a series of strategic messages to promote the benefi ...

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Standing up for Australia’s sugar industry (Ministerial)

28 Feb 2019

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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Vietnam: Asia’s creativity hub for 2019

27 Feb 2019

Austrade has released a new report on Vietnam’s Innovation Ecosystem 2019 to help Australian businesses understand the market and the opportunities for investment and partnership.

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Clinical trials success showcases Korea–Australia pharma collaboration

27 Feb 2019

Korean biopharma company, PharmAbcine, is commencing full-scale clinical trials of a brain cancer treatment in the United States, following pioneering early phase trials in Australia.

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Helping enhance infrastructure in the Pacific (Ministerial)

21 Feb 2019

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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CNSdose genetic tool makes personalised medicine a reality

21 Feb 2019

An Australian biotech company, CNSdose, has developed and launched a DNA-guided prescription tool that helps doctors to personalise treatments, including for depression.

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

19 Feb 2019

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

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

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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