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Myanmar company looking for Australian education partner

28 Feb 2019 Education news

A private company is looking to partner with an Australian institution to operate education establishments that deliver programs in English from kindergarten to university levels.

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Strategic messages developed to promote studying in Australia

28 Feb 2019 Education news

With funding under the National Strategy for International Education 2025 Enabling Growth and Innovation (EGI) project fund, Austrade has developed a series of strategic messages to promote the benefi ...

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Standing up for Australia’s sugar industry (Ministerial)

28 Feb 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government, together with Brazil, has launched formal dispute action in the World Trade Organization (WTO) on India’s continuing sugar subsidies that are depressing world prices a ...

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Vietnam: Asia’s creativity hub for 2019

27 Feb 2019 Latest from Austrade

Austrade has released a new report on Vietnam’s Innovation Ecosystem 2019 to help Australian businesses understand the market and the opportunities for investment and partnership.

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Clinical trials success showcases Korea–Australia pharma collaboration

27 Feb 2019 Investor Update

Korean biopharma company, PharmAbcine, is commencing full-scale clinical trials of a brain cancer treatment in the United States, following pioneering early phase trials in Australia.

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Australia’s tourist arrivals exceed 9 million in 2018

27 Feb 2019 Economic analysis

Australia attracted 9.3 million short-term international visitors in the year ending December 2018, according to data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The tourist arrivals – which inv ...

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Australia has the Fourth Largest Pension Fund Assets in the World

22 Feb 2019 Economic analysis

Last year, Australia remained the world’s fourth largest pension (locally called ‘superannuation’) market valued at US$1.9 trillion and also experienced the highest growth rate of pension fund assets ...

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Helping enhance infrastructure in the Pacific (Ministerial)

21 Feb 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today welcomed the passing of Legislation through the House of Representatives that will boost Australia's support for infrastructure development in the region.

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CNSdose genetic tool makes personalised medicine a reality

21 Feb 2019 Success stories

An Australian biotech company, CNSdose, has developed and launched a DNA-guided prescription tool that helps doctors to personalise treatments, including for depression.

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Unlocking the potential of Australia’s emerging AgTech sector (Ministerial)

19 Feb 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new initiative to help attract more investment in Australia’s emerging agrifood tech sector.

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Business event fund delivers multi-million dollar boost to economy (Ministerial)

18 Feb 2019 Media releases

Australia continues to be a highly sought after destination for lucrative businesses events, with the Liberal-National Government’s business events Bid Fund Program estimated to have already delivered ...

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Korean collaboration brings gene-splicing genius to Melbourne cancer project

13 Feb 2019 Investor Update

Australia’s world-class Medtech research has received an overseas boost, with Korean gene-editing specialist, ToolGen, signing a collaborative partnership with Melbourne-based biotech company, Carther ...

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Trailblazing ride-sharing app builds physical presence in Sydney

12 Feb 2019 Investor Update

New York-based ride-sharing innovator, Via Transportation, is opening its first Australian office in Sydney. The company is building a local workforce to grow its footprint in Australia.

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Australia - a resilient trade performance

8 Feb 2019 Economic analysis

Against the backdrop of a challenging global economic environment, Australia’s trade recorded strong growth in the financial year (FY) 2017–18 according to the latest data release by the Department of ...

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Australia beats US as Chinese CEOs’ investment top spot

8 Feb 2019 Investor Update

A global survey of chief executive officers (CEOs) shows Australia overtaking the United States, Japan and Germany as an investment destination among CEOs based in China.

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Australia records bumper trade surplus in 2018 (Ministerial)

6 Feb 2019 Media releases

Australia recorded a $22.2 billion trade surplus in 2018, which is the highest ever for a calendar year. Australia’s two-way trade in goods and services also hit a record high of $854 billion in 2018. ...

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Funding boost to lure more Chinese tour groups down under (Ministerial)

5 Feb 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today announced $11 million in funding to attract more Chinese tour group tourists to Australia.

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YTD November international student enrolment data released

31 Jan 2019 Education news

The Department of Education and Training has released November 2018 student enrolment data. Total enrolments increased by 10.2 per cent to 869,185 and commencements by 6.8 per cent to 475,278.

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FDI inflows to Australia buck global trends

30 Jan 2019 Economic analysis

Australia attracted US$62 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2018, an increase of almost 40% on 2017. This strong performance ensured Australia maintains its ranking as a global top ...

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