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Lake Jindabyne lights up in 2021 (Ministerial)

1 Apr 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is providing $22,000 to support the Jindabyne community host the popular Jindabyne Lake Light Sculpture Festival, which runs from 2 -5 April.

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Tilba Festival shines brightly again (Ministerial)

31 Mar 2021 Media releases

The popular Tilba Festival returns this weekend celebrating local heritage, food and music thanks to support from the Morrison Government.

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New Study Australia TNE search tool project

31 Mar 2021 Education news

Austrade is developing a new searchable database for students around the world to find their nearest Study Australia option leading to studies in Australia.

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Half-price airfares to power tourism recovery (Ministerial)

31 Mar 2021 Media releases

Australians are expected to snap up 800,000 half-price airfares with the first tickets going on sale at midnight tonight.

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Fintech Agreement Boosts Fast-Growing Sector

30 Mar 2021 Media releases

Australia’s burgeoning fintech sector will receive additional support to expand overseas and attract productive foreign investment under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today by the Austral ...

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Sojitz Corporation invests in new A$1.5bn hospital in Melbourne

26 Mar 2021 Investor Update

Japan’s Sojitz Corporation is investing in the new A$1.5 billion Footscray Hospital in Melbourne. The hospital is the single largest health infrastructure investment in the state of Victoria.

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More support for our travel agents (Ministerial)

19 Mar 2021 Media releases

Australian travel agents will receive an additional $130 million from a second round of the Morrison Government’s COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program.

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Australia still a great place to do business (Ministerial)

18 Mar 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government’s health and economic response to COVID-19 has put Australia’s recovery among the world’s leading nations, according to an analysis of global data.

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More support for tourism operators (Ministerial)

17 Mar 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government will provide $12 million to help smaller tourism operators promote their business and reach new customers to take advantage of the Government-backed 800,000 discounted holiday ...

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Digital tools to help Australian businesses (Ministerial)

17 Mar 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government today launches a range of digital tools to help Australian businesses to reach new international markets and customers.

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Insight - COVID-19 spurs plant-based protein market in China

16 Mar 2021 Insights

China’s plant-based protein market is growing strongly. According to Austrade advisors in China, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of plant-based proteins among consumers.

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Insight - Saudi Arabia’s digital revolution sparks openings for Australian tech

16 Mar 2021 Insights

The landscape for digital technology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is evolving fast. The Saudi Government has long recognised the need to pivot from an oil-based economy to a diversified econom ...

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Online Student Sentiment Survey – Q1 and Q2 results

16 Mar 2021 Education news MIP subscriber content

The Study Australia Partnership (SAP) – comprising Austrade, and State and Territory study destination agencies – is taking a coordinated approach to capturing the international student voice, collabo ...

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Study Australia Masterclasses - EOIs open for academic speakers

16 Mar 2021 Education news

Austrade is currently developing a series of ‘Study Australia Masterclasses’ to build awareness of Australia’s high quality education offering. This project will showcase the teaching and expertise of ...

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Next step in WTO process to support barley producers (Ministerial)

15 Mar 2021 Media releases

Australia will request the World Trade Organization (WTO) establish a dispute settlement panel in the next phase of the process to resolve anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed on Australian ...

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Discount flights to bring tourists to Hobart (Ministerial)

15 Mar 2021 Media releases

Thousands of extra visitors will fly into Hobart giving the local economy a major boost, after the city was added to the list of tourist destinations in the Coalition Government’s new Tourism Aviation ...

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Townsville becomes cheap flight destination (Ministerial)

13 Mar 2021 Media releases

The cost of flights to Townsville will be cut in half, giving local businesses and the economy a significant boost.

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Gold Coast a winner from Government’s tourism package (Ministerial)

12 Mar 2021 Media releases

The Gold Coast will be one of the big winners from the Morrison Government’s new $1.2 billion tourism package offering 800,000 half-price airfares and extended support for local wildlife attractions a ...

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Tourism and aviation’s flight path to recovery (Ministerial)

11 Mar 2021 Media releases

Australia’s airlines, hotels and caravan parks, restaurants and bars, travel agents and tourism operators are set for a rush of hundreds of thousands of tourists as part of a new $1.2 billion support ...

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Third Onshore International Student Sentiment Survey now open

10 Mar 2021 Education news

The Study Australia Partnership’s third onshore international student sentiment survey is now live. The survey is open for responses until 6 April 2021. Responses will help to better understand intern ...

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