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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 28 July 2020)

29 Jul 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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Sun Metals to build renewable hydrogen plant in Queensland

28 Jul 2020 Investor Update

Sun Metals Corporation will build a renewable hydrogen facility in the city of Townsville in far north Queensland after receiving a A$5 million grant from the Queensland Government’s Hydrogen Industry ...

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More Australian wine set for Canadian shelves (Ministerial)

27 Jul 2020 Media releases

In a win for our wine exporters, Australia has today reached an agreement with Canada to remove unfair restrictions on Australian wine sales imposed by the Canadian federal government and in the provi ...

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SavySoda to launch Pixel Starships into China’s US$37 bn gaming galaxy

23 Jul 2020 Latest from Austrade

Melbourne-based games developer SavySoda is getting set to launch its highly successful mobile game Pixel Starships into the world’s largest games market.

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 21 July 2020)

22 Jul 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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Sydney AI startup launches HR tech services in Silicon Valley

21 Jul 2020 Success stories

Sydney-based HR specialist Curious Thing is pioneering new recruitment tools, and creating voice applications powered by conversational artificial intelligence.

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Livestreaming boost to Australian fresh and healthy foods campaign in China

16 Jul 2020 Latest from Austrade

Throughout June, Austrade in Beijing partnered with one of China's largest e-commerce platforms, JD.COM, to launch a digital promotion campaign — the ‘Australian Fresh and Healthy Festival’.

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Virtual Landing Pad helps Australian games developers play in China

16 Jul 2020 Latest from Austrade

Australian games developers wanting to compete in China’s fast-growing digital games sector are sharpening their skills, thanks to Austrade’s virtual boot camps.

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 14 July 2020)

15 Jul 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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Australia and Canada to collaborate on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

9 Jul 2020 Investor Update

The Australian Hydrogen Council (AHC) and Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the commercial deployment of zero-emissi ...

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Homegrown scientific expertise draws top genome editing firm

8 Jul 2020 Success stories Investor Update

An appetite for agricultural innovation combined with a robust regulatory system and strong trading links with Asia motivated American food and ag company Elo Life Systems to set up its first internat ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 7 July 2020)

7 Jul 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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Australia 's free trade agreement with Indonesia to provide export boost (Ministerial)

5 Jul 2020 Media releases

New export opportunities for Australian farmers, businesses and investors will begin to flow from today with the start of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) ...

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Launch of Australia–UK Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

3 Jul 2020 Latest from Austrade

Negotiations for the Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA) were launched on 17 June 2020 in a joint statement by the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, and his UK coun ...

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Freight flights boost for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

3 Jul 2020 Media releases

Australian exporters reliant on airfreight will continue to have access to key international export markets, thanks to a $240 million funding injection to help keep international freight routes and fl ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 30 June 2020)

30 Jun 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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Launch of the first Onshore Student Sentiment Survey from 6 July - 27 July 2020

30 Jun 2020 Education news

Austrade, in collaboration with all state and territory study clusters, is launching the first quarterly onshore student sentiment survey. The survey will open at 9am (AEST) from Monday 6 July, and cl ...

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Launch of Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement negotiations

26 Jun 2020 Investor Update

Australia and the United Kingdom (UK) have started negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

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Australian cyber startup raises US$10 million to power US growth as former Prime Minister joins board

25 Jun 2020 Latest from Austrade

Australian cyber security company, Kasada, has raised US$10 million enabling it to expand global operations. Following the successful ‘Series B’ funding round, former Australian Prime Minister, Malcol ...

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

23 Jun 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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