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Boost for Australia’s business events sector (Ministerial)

11 Feb 2021 Media releases

The Gold Coast is open for business as one of Australia’s premier convention destinations and the Morrison Government is supporting local events through a $50 million program.

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Supporting the Whitsundays tourism industry (Ministerial)

9 Feb 2021 Media releases

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan said today the Coalition Government was working with the tourism sector on a post-JobKeeper plan.

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Supporting the Cairns and Port Douglas tourism industry (Ministerial)

8 Feb 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is consulting with Cairns and Port Douglas tourism operators to help ensure the long-term viability of the Far North Queensland tourism industry.

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Financial services giant shapes a digital future from Sydney hub

8 Feb 2021 Success stories

Australia’s high adoption of contactless and device-based payments, coupled with the presence of top-tier financial and retail institutions, were pivotal factors in Mastercard’s decision to set up a g ...

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Aussie barley headed to Mexico no small beer (Ministerial)

5 Feb 2021 Media releases

Australian barley is heading to a significant new market this month after the nation’s biggest grains exporter, CBH Group, signed a deal to ship 30,000 tonnes of malting barley to Heineken Mexico.

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Insight - New rules for barley imports create fresh opportunities in Saudi Arabia

4 Feb 2021 Insights

The Saudi barley market is being liberalised and this will open barley purchasing to more exporters. Instead of a single, state-related purchasing organisation, imports will purchased by 10–15 private ...

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Austrade Virtual Events – February to June 2021

1 Feb 2021 Education news

Austrade’s global network is planning to deliver a range of virtual events for the international education sector, tailored for different audiences in each market. These events will be delivered betwe ...

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Bushfire video series shows community recovery (Ministerial)

1 Feb 2021 Media releases

The recovery of all Australians affected by the Black Summer bushfires remains a high priority for the Coalition Government.

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Ad blitz to send Aussies packing (Ministerial)

31 Jan 2021 Media releases

A week-long tourism advertising blitz launched today will drive Australians to book domestic holidays and give our tourism industry a much-needed boost.

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Insight - Fresh opportunities as electric vehicles power up in India

29 Jan 2021 Insights

The Indian Government wants to accelerate the introduction of electric vehicles (EVs) as part of its clean energy policy.

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$30 million already paid to support travel agents (Ministerial)

22 Jan 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is delivering emergency support to Australian travel agents, with more than $33 million in COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program payments already made.

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AWS to open second infrastructure region in Australia

19 Jan 2021 Investor Update

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is opening its second infrastructure region in Australia.

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Australia–India cyber partnership: New grants program kicks off

8 Jan 2021 Latest from Austrade

Applications are now open for a new Australian Government grants program. The program aims to encourage collaboration on new cyber technologies between Australian and Indian organisations.

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Australia’s free trade agreements deliver more tariff cuts (Ministerial)

1 Jan 2021 Media releases

Starting today, Australian farmers and businesses will benefit from more tariff cuts delivered by our network of free trade agreements.

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Working with the tourism industry to drive recovery (Ministerial)

29 Dec 2020 Media releases

Australia’s health and economic success at managing COVID-19 means we are well-placed to recover and grow our domestic and international tourism sector.

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 16 December 2020)

16 Dec 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide regional updates on the progression and impact of COVID-19 around the world, to support the international education sector as the situation continues to evolve. These reports are ...

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Market in focus – Latin America

16 Dec 2020 Education news

The final instalment of Austrade’s new ‘market in focus’ series covers Latin America. The markets in focus series is a curation of new and existing resources for the sector that can help you better un ...

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WTO action to defend interests of Australia’s barley producers (Ministerial)

16 Dec 2020 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government will continue to defend the interests of our barley producers and exporters by taking action in the World Trade Organization (WTO) over China's imposition of anti-dumpi ...

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International freight flights take off with Tasmanian Christmas goodies

16 Dec 2020 Media releases

Top Tasmanian produce is today being loaded onto the first regular international flight out of Hobart for more than 20 years, bound for holiday feast tables across Asia.

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Online Learning Trends in Latin America 2020 – report release

15 Dec 2020 Education news MIP subscriber content

Austrade has published a report on Online Learning Trends in Latin America. The report investigates learner and industry attitudes towards online education, including awareness and perception of Austr ...

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