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Exploring Australia’s hydrogen future with Germany (Ministerial)

19 Nov 2020 Media releases

Academia and industry experts will team up to advance the future development of a hydrogen supply chain between Australia and Germany.

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Equinix opens new US$54m data centre in Perth

18 Nov 2020 Investor Update

Perth’s growing importance as a strategic part of Australia’s internet infrastructure has prompted digital infrastructure company Equinix to open a new US$54 million data centre in the city.

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 18 November 2020)

18 Nov 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide 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 reports are ...

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Australia must adapt to ‘megatrends’ for economic recovery

16 Nov 2020 Media releases

Australia will need to make scientific and technological leaps and harness its competitive advantages to speed its economic recovery in a post-COVID-19 world, according to a new report released today ...

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Regional trade deal to boost export opportunities for Aussie farmers and businesses (Ministerial)

15 Nov 2020 Media releases

Australian farmers and businesses are set to benefit from better export opportunities with the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement between Australia and 14 othe ...

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Wheat exporter developing the ‘powerhouse model’ with Indonesia

13 Nov 2020 Success stories

New South Wales wheat-processing and grain-distilling company, Manildra Group, is one of Australia’s largest agriculture exporters. In tough times, 2020 has been a year of opportunity across ASEAN eco ...

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Virtual events and digital engagement – Research and recommendations

11 Nov 2020 Education news

In 2020, Austrade commissioned Pomegranate Global to explore the sector’s engagement with virtual events and to make recommendations to Austrade on future approaches. As part of this project, stakehol ...

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Austrade and EduGrowth launch the Australian EdTech Directory

11 Nov 2020 Education news

Austrade, in partnership with EduGrowth, has developed the Australian EdTech Directory – the authoritative source of information about Australian edtech companies. Launched at the EduTech Internationa ...

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Bombardier Lands New MRO Facility in Australia

10 Nov 2020 Investor Update

Canadian global transportation company, Bombardier, is building its first Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) facility in Melbourne, Victoria. Based in Essendon Fields, the 50,000 square-foot facility w ...

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Rebound in Mexico gold mining opens fresh prospects

10 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Gold production in Mexico’s COVID-19-hit mines has resumed and financial prospects look good. Mining companies want to meet increased global demand while prices remain high.

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New projects in Mexico’s silver mines trigger METS opportunities

10 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Silver production has resumed in Mexico with a number of mines restarting operations. Companies are seeking to meet increased global demand while prices remain high.

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WA aquaculture eyes Taiwan’s growing seafood markets

9 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Australian seafood exporters are diversifying markets in Asia – and Taiwan is proving receptive, according to Austrade in Taipei.

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Monash to become first foreign university in Indonesia

9 Nov 2020 Success stories

In 2021, Monash University aims to become the first overseas higher education institution to open a campus in Indonesia. Offering postgraduate and doctoral programs, the new campus will become a vehic ...

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Australian tech star helps global businesses to cope with COVID

6 Nov 2020 Success stories

As the coronavirus shut down businesses around the world, Australian tech company SafetyCulture stepped up. The company’s easy-to-use app, iAuditor, enables shops, schools and factories to quickly int ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 04 November 2020)

4 Nov 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide 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 reports are ...

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Indonesia fruit market ripe for premium Tasmanian cherries

3 Nov 2020 Success stories

The Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) has reduced or eliminated tariffs on almost all fruit exports to Indonesia.

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Major bid to bring the Rugby World Cup Down Under (Ministerial)

31 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government is backing Australia’s efforts to bring the 2027 Rugby World Cup Down Under, with an $8.8 million funding injection to support our bid to host the event and provide a major eco ...

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Recommended readings from sector leaders

28 Oct 2020 Education news

We asked our sector leaders to recommend readings for 2020 and beyond. We’ve been sharing their suggestions for resources that can shape our continued response to the recent crises, including ongoing ...

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New Board appointments to oversee Tourism Australia’s critical role in tourism recovery (Ministerial)

28 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government has today announced two new appointments and three reappointments to the Tourism Australia Board, to lead the organisation in its major role in tourism recovery by encouraging ...

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Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (Ministerial)

27 Oct 2020 Media releases

Today we announce that Mr George Mina has commenced his appointment as Australia's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva.

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