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Songlines exhibition to join UK/Australia Season (Ministerial)

27 Oct 2020 Media releases

The National Museum of Australia’s Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters exhibition will tour to The Box Plymouth in the United Kingdom in 2021.

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Australian mangoes ripe for export success (Ministerial)

22 Oct 2020 Media releases

Millions of Australian mangoes will soon be on their way to key export markets around the world, thanks to support from the Liberal-National Government’s International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IF ...

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 21 October 2020)

21 Oct 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide weekly 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 repo ...

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Recommended readings from sector leaders 211020

21 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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IEAA Excellence Awards 2020 announced

21 Oct 2020 Education news

Leaders and innovators of Australia’s international education sector have been recognised at the annual IEAA Excellence Awards. Austrade and FutureLearn are thrilled that the Study with Australia camp ...

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New pitch to boost investment in critical minerals projects (Ministerial)

20 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison-McCormack Government has today released a new pitch to attract more investment in critical minerals projects and greenfield opportunities, as Australia continues to elevate itself as a le ...

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Australian industry to benefit from $900 million Attack Class work packages (Ministerial)

16 Oct 2020 Media releases

Australian industry will benefit from hundreds of millions of dollars in work packages for the Morrison Government's Future Submarine Program, supporting hundreds of Australian jobs and creating new o ...

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Virtual tour showcases Melbourne water-harvesting expertise

16 Oct 2020 Latest from Austrade

Austrade in China has launched a prototype Virtual Reality (VR) tour that highlights Australia’s strengths in water harvesting and environment management in urban areas.

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Recommended readings from sector leaders

14 Oct 2020 Education news

We asked our sector leaders to recommend readings that they think will influence us for the rest of 2020 and beyond.

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Pacific survey says islands hard hit; border openings key to recovery

14 Oct 2020 Latest from Austrade

According to a recent survey, businesses that are based in Pacific island region have been impacted far more severely by the COVID-19 pandemic than Australian-owned businesses that also have operation ...

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Boosting trade and investment ties across the Pacific (Ministerial)

14 Oct 2020 Media releases

Trade opportunities across the Pacific will be boosted with formal notification today that Cook Islands has ratified the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus).

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Onshore International Student Sentiment Survey – second quarterly survey now open

13 Oct 2020 Education news

Austrade, with our state and territory destination agency’ partners, advise that the second quarterly onshore international student sentiment survey is now live. The survey is open for responses until ...

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Outback beef farmers build resilience with mental health programs

13 Oct 2020 Success stories

Global supply chains are under stress and Australia’s beef exporters are fighting hard to keep export markets open. Australian organic beef company, OBE Organic is also fighting hard to help farmers s ...

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New campaign urges Aussies to back tourism industry and holiday beyond their own backyard (Ministerial)

13 Oct 2020 Media releases

Aussies are being urged to plan and book a COVID-safe holiday in different parts of Australia as part of a new domestic tourism push aimed at providing a much-needed boost to our cities, tourism regio ...

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South Australian company wins Defence Innovation Hub contract (Ministerial)

12 Oct 2020 Media releases

South Australian company Silentium Defence has been awarded a new contract with the Defence Innovation Hub to develop its space surveillance passive radar technology.

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Online strategy drives growth for Australian icon, Swisse, in India

12 Oct 2020 Success stories

E-commerce is a game-changer for Australian brands exporting consumer goods to India. With the help of Austrade advisors in Melbourne and New Delhi, the supplements icon, Swisse, launched with Amazon ...

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South Australian small business wins Defence Innovation contract to develop new technology (Ministerial)

12 Oct 2020 Media releases

South Australian company Prism Systems has been awarded a new contract with the Defence Innovation Hub to develop a software capability solution for the Royal Australian Navy.

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Supporting tourism and agriculture through Visa Application Charge changes (Ministerial)

12 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government is ensuring Australia remains an attractive destination for tourists, and temporary visa holders who often fill critical skills shortages, by offering refunds or waivers of Vis ...

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Insight - Indian Railways to offer 109 routes to private sector: an opportunity for Australian rail expertise and finance

12 Oct 2020 Insights

In a first for Indian Railways (IR), the government intends to allow private enterprises to create and operate new, premium passenger services on the country’s rail network. This creates partnership o ...

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South Korean financial giant makes first renewable energy investment in Australia

9 Oct 2020 Investor Update

South Korea’s Hana Financial Investment has invested A$320 million in the 162-megawatt Columboola solar farm in Queensland.

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