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Edu-tourism and the impact of international students

10 May 2019 Education news

Austrade’s Rebecca Hall and Amy Godfrey have written an article on the significant contribution that international education makes to Australia’s tourism performance, as part of IEAA’s ‘Broaden our Ho ...

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Australian space startup launches to the world

8 May 2019 Success stories

Through a first-of-its-kind online marketplace for Earth observation data, Australian startup Arlula is making space more accessible for organisations around the globe

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Australian innovators sharpen skills at the cutting edge of German manufacturing

3 May 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australia’s advanced manufacturing sector received a boost in April as Austrade and the Flinders University New Venture Institute led representatives from seven Australian businesses to Hannover Messe ...

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A$8 billion aerospace sector could add thrust to Australian exports

3 May 2019 Latest from Austrade

Singapore has a global reputation as an aviation hub, but its fast-growing aerospace industry – which includes aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and manufacturing – provides opportunitie ...

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Additional evidence required for Nepal VET student visa applicants

30 Apr 2019 Education news

From 1 May 2019, the Department of Home Affairs will require all VET student visa applicants from Nepal to provide evidence of English language skills and financial capacity.

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Malaysia turns to Australia to build defence capabilities

26 Apr 2019 Latest from Austrade

The Malaysian Government and industry are actively seeking partnerships with Australian defence companies to build their maritime and aerospace capabilities.

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Austrade embraces digital to support services exporters

24 Apr 2019 Latest from Austrade

Austrade has released the beta version of the Global Business Support Finder, a new online service that helps Australian service providers find the information they need to take their business to glob ...

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Singapore seeking assistance to transition to a clean energy future

24 Apr 2019 Latest from Austrade

Singapore’s mission to reduce carbon emissions and adopt sustainable energy sources opens up opportunities for Australia’s clean energy experts and suppliers.

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Insight – Succeeding in India’s METS sector

18 Apr 2019 Insights

India is one of Australia’s most valuable economic partners. The India Economic Strategy to 2035 states ‘there is no market over the next 20 years which offers more growth opportunities for Australian ...

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US biotech company sets up HQ in Australia

17 Apr 2019 Investor Update

Praxis Precision Medicines has chosen Australia to be its Asia-Pacific headquarters and research and development (R&D) centre.

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Making healthy, innovative food and beverages for the world

16 Apr 2019 Investor Update

There are few countries better placed than Australia to meet the growing global demand for foods that enhance health and wellness.

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Australian CAV expertise in the driver(less) seat in China

15 Apr 2019 Latest from Austrade

Chinese companies, universities and governments are looking for opportunities to invest in and partner with Australian organisations in the connected and automated vehicles (CAV) sector.

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Opening new opportunities for Australia’s defence industry in Oman

11 Apr 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australia’s defence companies have showcased their world-class products, technologies and services at the first-ever Oman Defence Industry trade mission, held in Muscat in March.

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A win for the Australian wine industry (Ministerial)

10 Apr 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government has today reached an agreement with Canada to remove unfair restrictions on Australian wine sales in the province of British Columbia

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Japan–Australia tech partnership to fire new ideas for health and aged care

9 Apr 2019 Investor Update

Aged care in Australia is set for a digital boost after a Japan–Australia IT group signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Australian universities to solve social challenges common to both cou ...

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Major boost for Rottnest Island tourism

9 Apr 2019 Media releases

Western Australia’s iconic Rottnest Island is set for a major boost with the Liberal-National Government today announcing $17.2 million for vital infrastructure upgrades to help enhance the visitor ex ...

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Cultural tourism front and centre of new tourism partnership (Ministerial)

8 Apr 2019 Media releases

High value international visitors seeking bespoke and premium tourism experiences will be the focus of a new partnership launched today between Tourism Australia and Australia’s most iconic arts and c ...

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2019 Benchmark Report positions Australia as ideal investment destination

8 Apr 2019 Investor Update

Produced by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), the annual report presents economic, financial and demographic data to highlight Australia’s competitive strengths in global trad ...

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Perth biotech goes global with pioneering kidney disease test

5 Apr 2019 Success stories

In a world-first, biotech company Proteomics International has discovered a predictive diagnostic test to help manage one of the complications of diabetes and a leading cause of death — diabetic kidne ...

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SproutX 2019 Cohort Launch Night

4 Apr 2019

Ten of the freshest food and agtech startups will make their first public pitch at SproutX Launch Night 2019.

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