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Recovery for Regional Tourism program brings dinosaurs back to the Gold Coast

25 Jan 2022 Success stories

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s Extinction Trail brings the Mesozoic Era to life. This is thanks, in part, to the Australian Government’s Recovery for Regional Tourism (RRT) program.

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Wild Cat Conservation Centre keeps roaring with government support

24 Jan 2022 Success stories

The Wild Cat Conservation Centre has maintained its high-quality care for its unique species of wild cats during the pandemic, thanks to support from the Australian Government.

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Northrop Grumman opens A$20m lab in Australia

24 Jan 2022 Investor Update

Northrop Grumman Australia has opened a A$20 million laboratory in Canberra. Called Parallax Labs, it is a systems integration, advanced mission visualisation and demonstration facility.

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Millions of Rapid Antigen Tests arrive in Australia (Ministerial)

20 Jan 2022 Media releases

The Morrison Government's International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IFAM) is overcoming global supply chain disruptions to bring millions of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) to Australia.

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Insight – The travellers that bring the most value to the visitor economy

20 Jan 2022 Insights

As domestic tourism recovers, here are some actions tourism operators can take to recapture and grow their market.

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Indian foodies lured by Australia’s Patagonian toothfish

20 Jan 2022 Latest from Austrade

Hobart-based fisheries company, Australian Longline, is now exporting Patagonian toothfish to India.

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Australian robotics systems innovator GaardTech sets its sights on the world

19 Jan 2022 Success stories

GaardTech makes sophisticated, live-fire Robotic Training systems for the Australian Army. Its founder Steen Bisgaard is an army veteran. After graduating from Duntroon Royal Military College, Bisgaar ...

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Australian fintech is key to global success, says Airwallex SVP

18 Jan 2022 Success stories

Airwallex is a fintech phenomenon. Founded in Melbourne in 2015, the company’s technology helps businesses manage payments and expenses across borders. Its success is global. By late 2021, Airwallex h ...

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Insight – Australian wheat and frozen pork exports face increased competition in Vietnam in 2022

18 Jan 2022 Insights

On 15 November 2021, the Government of Vietnam issued a decree eliminating or reducing tariffs on some agriculture products.

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Czech health and social services adopt Australian dementia training

17 Jan 2022 Success stories

Australia’s dementia care gains Czech accreditation for new learning courses.

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Fresh thinking benefits tourism businesses

11 Jan 2022 Success stories

The Reimagining the Visitor Economy report identified the need for destinations to diversify their products and experiences. Doing so will help attract more visitors from Australia and overseas. This ...

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Moderna to build mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Australia

11 Jan 2022 Investor Update

US biotech company Moderna has reached an in-principle agreement to build an mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Victoria. It will become the first mRNA manufacturing facility in the Southern Hemis ...

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Jacobs looks to the stars to expand its portfolio of projects and capabilities in Australia

11 Jan 2022 Success stories

Jacobs is a leading global technology-forward solutions provider. It focuses on solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, opera ...

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One in a melon: Growers remain resilient despite challenges

7 Jan 2022 Success stories

For many of Australia’s melon growers, it’s been a roller-coaster 24 months. After struggling to export due to border restrictions caused by COVID-19, resulting in a 40 per cent decrease in exports in ...

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Insight – Post-COVID-19 consumer food trends in Asia

7 Jan 2022 Insights

COVID-19 has changed the way people buy and consume food. This will have implications for Australian food and agriculture exporters.

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Insight – High global food prices present opportunities for Australian agriculture exporters

4 Jan 2022 Insights

Global food prices have risen to their highest level since June 2011. Price rises are being driven by poor growing conditions in some production regions. Steep increases in logistics and fertiliser co ...

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World’s largest free trade agreement enters into force (Ministerial)

1 Jan 2022 Media releases

Today the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) comes into force, giving Australian farmers and businesses access to the world's largest free trade agreement.

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Serving up Aussie ice cream to the world (Ministerial)

28 Dec 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is helping Australian made ice cream reach taste buds around the world, with record exports worth $46 million in 2020-21.

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New funding for export grants (Ministerial)

23 Dec 2021 Media releases

Australian exporters are playing a key role in creating jobs and boosting Australia's economic recovery and will now benefit from an additional $80 million in funding for the Morrison Government's Exp ...

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Insight – Singles Day 2021: Lower-tier cities drive sales in another blockbuster year

22 Dec 2021 Insights

Singles Day 2021 revealed new consumption patterns. Brands must consider their market beyond top-tier cities and consider catering for people of different ages and abilities.

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