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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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Support for Gold Coast festival is music to the ears (Ministerial)

8 Jun 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is providing almost $1.5 million towards an all-ages music festival featuring Australian artists to attract more visitors to the Gold Coast and support the local tourism indust ...

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Insight - Tariff reductions assisting Australian agricultural exports to Thailand

8 Jun 2021 Insights

Tariff reductions enabled by Australia’s free trade agreements have helped increase Australian exports of some agricultural commodities to Thailand in 2020 and 2021.

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Insight - Extended shelf-life for chilled, vacuum-packed beef and sheep-meat exports to Saudi Arabia

8 Jun 2021 Insights

In February 2021, Saudi Arabia extended the shelf-life of chilled vacuum-packed beef and sheep-meat. An extended shelf-life can make Australian exports more competitive in market by allowing products ...

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Insight - Sri Lanka’s rule changes mean fresh opportunities for grain, pulse and oilseed exporters

8 Jun 2021 Insights

Sri Lanka’s National Plant Quarantine Service approved in-transit phosphine fumigation treatment for Australian grains, pulses and oil seeds in May 2021. The new biosecurity agreement between Australi ...

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Insight - Smart warehousing catches on as India’s logistics sector takes off

8 Jun 2021 Insights

India’s A$278 billion logistics industry is changing fast. The Government is liberalising a number of industry sectors. Road and rail networks are being upgraded. Freight corridors are being built. Su ...

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Supporting tourism businesses to find new customers (Ministerial)

7 Jun 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is providing $6.5 million to fund Australia’s leading tourism industry conference in recognition of the challenges facing the sector caused by COVID-19.

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