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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 (Ministerial)

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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Enhancing Australia’s role in Pacific infrastructure projects (Ministerial)

4 Apr 2019 Media releases

The Morrison Government welcomes the passing of legislation that will significantly boost Australia's ability to support infrastructure development in the Indo-Pacific region.

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2019-20 Foreign Affairs and Trade Budget (Ministerial)

3 Apr 2019 Media releases

The 2019-20 Budget continues the Morrison Government's commitment to advancing Australia's national interests by protecting our security and prosperity and providing more opportunities for Australian ...

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Market Action Plans (MAPs) for Indonesia and Vietnam released

2 Apr 2019 Education news

Austrade has released a series of Market Action Plans (MAPs) to enable greater collaboration and maximise impact and benefit for the sector and Australia’s brand through a coordinated set of actions. ...

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Win-win results at home and away for cybersecurity hotshot

2 Apr 2019 Success stories

San Francisco flip-up powers overseas market growth and staff increases in Australia for Queensland-founded IT security specialist, Arkose Labs.

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AFL gives Aussie businesses a free kick to China (Ministerial)

1 Apr 2019 Media releases

More Australian businesses will be able to showcase their produce first-hand to the growing China market under a new joint initiative between Austrade, the Australian Football League and the Port Adel ...

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Helping more Australian businesses export to the world (Ministerial)

29 Mar 2019 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government is backing Australian small and medium exporters through a $60 million boost to the export market development grants (EMDG) scheme to help them export more of their pro ...

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Boeing to launch Australia’s first locally built combat aircraft since 1942

29 Mar 2019 Investor Update

The Boeing Company is set to design and build a large, military unmanned air vehicle (UAV) in Australia, with the first flight set for 2020. The Australian government will invest A$40 million in the p ...

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Positioning Australia as a critical minerals powerhouse (Ministerial)

28 Mar 2019 Media releases

Released today, Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy 2019 maps out a vision for Australia as a world leader in exploration, extraction, production and the processing of critical minerals

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Monash medical tie-up to stem post-natal fatalities

28 Mar 2019 Investor Update

Belgium-based Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. is sponsoring a research program at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) that may dramatically reduce the incidence of post-natal fatalities ...

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Artificial intelligence expert selects Sydney for Asia-Pacific launch pad

27 Mar 2019 Investor Update

New York-based artificial intelligence (AI) specialist, Dataiku, is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region with a major new office in Sydney. The company will be hiring dozens of local employees, from c ...

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E-commerce paves way for Australian exporters in Vietnam

25 Mar 2019 Latest from Austrade

Austrade’s new report, A Tiger Awakens: E-commerce in Vietnam, introduces Australian e-commerce companies and potential exporters to digital retail in Vietnam.

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Strong Australian tourism spurs A$330m Olympic site hotel buy-in

18 Mar 2019 Investor Update

Paris-based insurance company, AXA, is purchasing four landmark Australian hotels in a deal worth A$330 million. In the largest hotels acquisition in Australia in 12 months, the French multinational i ...

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