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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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Insight - Indian Railways to offer 109 routes to private sector: an opportunity for Australian rail expertise and finance

12 Oct 2020 Insights

In a first for Indian Railways (IR), the government intends to allow private enterprises to create and operate new, premium passenger services on the country’s rail network. This creates partnership o ...

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South Korean financial giant makes first renewable energy investment in Australia

9 Oct 2020 Investor Update

South Korea’s Hana Financial Investment has invested A$320 million in the 162-megawatt Columboola solar farm in Queensland.

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 07 October 2020)

7 Oct 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide weekly 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 repo ...

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Recommended readings from sector leaders

7 Oct 2020 Education news

This week we focus on Australia’s higher education sector, with recommended reading from Dr John Wellard.

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Virtual bootcamp helps Australian digital health companies understand Chinese market

7 Oct 2020 Latest from Austrade

According to some metrics, China now leads the world in digital health adoption with 94 per cent of China’s healthcare professionals using a digital health technology or mobile application.

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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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Cyber speed-dating in Jakarta helps Red Piranha snap up $5m deal

6 Oct 2020 Success stories

Indonesia has one of the fastest growing internet economies in the world. In 2018, Austrade’s Jakarta team helped local cyber security expert, Red Piranha, gain a partnering foothold in the market. A ...

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Swiss subsidiary to accelerate medtech development in Australia

6 Oct 2020 Investor Update

Swiss medtech manufacturer 41medical has set up a subsidiary in Australia to help accelerate the development and commercialisation of Australian-born medical devices.

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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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Ovolo to open second hotel in Melbourne

2 Oct 2020 Investor Update

The spirit of the Seventies will rock Melbourne in early 2021, when Hong Kong’s Ovolo Group opens its second property in the city.

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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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Accor brings first Fairmont property to Australia

30 Sep 2020 Investor Update

Accor is developing its first Fairmont property in Australia in partnership with Chiodo Corporation.

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Key findings from the first Onshore International Student Sentiment Survey National Report

30 Sep 2020 Education news

In July 2020, the Study Australia Partnership commenced an onshore international student sentiment survey series. Across four quarterly national surveys in 2020-21, the project will provide insights i ...

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Kalbe Blackmores Nutrition: Partnering for mutual growth

28 Sep 2020 Success stories

In just four years, Kalbe Blackmores Nutrition has become a winning brand in the premium health supplement market in Indonesia. With the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreemen ...

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Austrade’s Chengdu office celebrates 20 years

25 Sep 2020 Latest from Austrade

There are many important milestones in the long and productive trading relationship between Australia and China. One milestone occurred in 1921, when Australia’s first trade commissioner, Edward Selby ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 23 September 2020)

23 Sep 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide weekly 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 repo ...

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Enesi Pharma & Uni of Adelaide to fast-track development of world-first Zika virus vaccine

22 Sep 2020 Investor Update

UK biotech firm Enesi Pharma and The University of Adelaide are working together to accelerate the development of a vaccine for the Zika virus.

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