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New ‘My Australia’ social media initiative

28 Jun 2021 Education news

Austrade’s #MyAustralia social media initiative builds on a new collection of student stories published at the Study Australia website and via social channels. The stories, produced in collaboration w ...

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Bis unearths export riches in Indonesia

25 Jun 2021 Success stories

Bis works with Austrade to export its mining equipment and services to Indonesia.

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Equisoft set to accelerate uptake of digital superannuation in Australia

25 Jun 2021 Success stories

Equisoft invested in Australia to capitalise on opportunities for technology transformation in the country’s superannuation industry.

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Insurtech startup expands rapidly in US and clinches US$3m investment

25 Jun 2021 Success stories

Melbourne-based startup, handdii, is an insurance-technology (insurtech) phenomenon. In just three years, handdii’s online marketplace for small claims has transformed how people manage insurance poli ...

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Reforms to Export Finance Australia (Ministerial)

24 Jun 2021 Media releases

The Government's export credit agency will be given broader powers to finance transactions that serve Australia's national interests and priorities.

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Cherries ripe for export growth (Ministerial)

24 Jun 2021 Media releases

Morrison Government programs to support Australian exporters negotiate the impacts of COVID-19 have helped lift Tasmanian cherry exports to record figures.

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IP Group invests in Australian electrolyser company Hysata

24 Jun 2021 Investor Update

IP Group and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation have invested in Hysata, a new Australian company developing a hydrogen electrolyser.

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Funding boost for Whitsundays tourism (Ministerial)

23 Jun 2021 Media releases

The Coalition Government is providing an additional $3.4 million to attract more Australian holidaymakers to the world-famous Whitsundays.

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Study Australia website generating leads

22 Jun 2021 Education news

Since its launch in July 2020, the Study Australia Course Search tool has enabled prospective students to find all available CRICOS registered courses. Recent enhancements have included adding wholly ...

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Brown Brothers harvests new opportunities in Asia and the US

20 Jun 2021 Success stories

Brown Brothers has found new customers for its wines after working with Austrade to diversify its export markets.

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Diversifying the market for Australian wines is bearing fruit (Ministerial)

20 Jun 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is supporting Australian winemakers reach new international customers to support local jobs and businesses.

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WTO action to defend Australia’s wine makers (Ministerial)

19 Jun 2021 Media releases

Australia will defend the interests of Australian wine makers by taking action in the World Trade Organization over China's imposition of anti-dumping duties on Australian wine.

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Insight – Reports of congestion at Busan New Port, Republic of Korea

18 Jun 2021 Insights

Republic of Korea (ROK) media outlets are reporting large stockpiles of shipping containers at Busan New Port (ROK’s largest sea port), leading to freight delays and port congestion.

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Insight – Australian table grapes pass the test in the Republic of Korea

18 Jun 2021 Insights

In mid-April, the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency Korea (APQA) advised Australia’s Seoul Agriculture Counsellor of the high compliance rates achieved across the approximately 3,000 tonnes (175 cons ...

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Siemens launches new Digital Energy TestLab with RMIT in Australia

18 Jun 2021 Investor Update

Siemens and RMIT are establishing a new Digital Energy TestLab in Melbourne to simulate energy systems for smart cities.

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Insight – Artificial intelligence to drive Australia’s economic growth

16 Jun 2021 Insights

Australia is a prolific user of artificial intelligence. The use of AI is set to grow after the Government announced an AI Action Plan to grow the nation’s AI capabilities.

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New free trade agreement to deliver jobs and business opportunities in Australia and The United Kingdom (Ministerial)

15 Jun 2021 Media releases

A new free trade agreement with the UK will deliver more Australian jobs and business opportunities for exporters, bringing both countries closer together in a changing strategic environment.

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New defence-innovation agency helps Adelaide AI spinoff enter US market

15 Jun 2021 Success stories

Fivecast is a scaleup Australian technology company that is winning contracts at the heart of America’s huge defence and national security community. Fivecast has gained strategic new clients in the U ...

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New Study Australia Industry Experience Projects for offshore, online students

11 Jun 2021 Education news

Austrade is partnering with Practera, together with State and Territory study destination agencies, to deliver a new Study Australia Industry Experience Projects (SAIEP) program. The pilot phase will ...

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Parking app accelerates into Malaysia as tech partnership increases

11 Jun 2021 Success stories

Brisbane technology start-up KERB launched its parking app in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Today, the app is being used to park more vehicles in Kuala Lumpur than any other city worldwide.

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