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Canberra vineyard starts exporting wines to Southeast Asia during 2020 travel bans

13 Apr 2021 Thailand Vietnam Malaysia Singapore Wine

The premium, family-owned vineyard Shaw Wines wanted to build exports across Asia when COVID-19 halted travel and China imposed new trade measures. Their range of rieslings, merlots and malbecs will s ...

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Financial services giant shapes a digital future from Sydney hub

8 Feb 2021 United States of America Finance

Australia’s high adoption of contactless and device-based payments, coupled with the presence of top-tier financial and retail institutions, were pivotal factors in Mastercard’s decision to set up a g ...

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Unique partnering model helps Cloud-based X-ray service grow in Indonesia

20 Nov 2020 Indonesia

Melbourne-based Zed Technologies shows how Australian digital health ideas can accelerate overseas growth.

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Wheat exporter developing the ‘powerhouse model’ with Indonesia

13 Nov 2020 Indonesia

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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Monash to become first foreign university in Indonesia

9 Nov 2020 Indonesia

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

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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Indonesia fruit market ripe for premium Tasmanian cherries

3 Nov 2020 Indonesia

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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Outback beef farmers build resilience with mental health programs

13 Oct 2020

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

12 Oct 2020 India

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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Cyber speed-dating in Jakarta helps Red Piranha snap up $5m deal

6 Oct 2020 Indonesia

Indonesia has one of the fastest growing internet economies in the world. In 2018, Austrade’s Jakarta team helped local cyber security expert, Red Piranha, gain a partnering foothold in the market. A ...

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Kalbe Blackmores Nutrition: Partnering for mutual growth

28 Sep 2020 Indonesia

In just four years, Kalbe Blackmores Nutrition has become a winning brand in the premium health supplement market in Indonesia. With the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreemen ...

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Australia’s weeds prove fertile ground for US ag science firm

21 Sep 2020 United States of America Agtech

Australia’s reputation for excellence in agricultural innovation, rigorous regulatory approval process, and standing as one of the largest food exporters in the world spurred global agricultural scien ...

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Medicinal cannabis venture puts down roots in Queensland

15 Sep 2020 Canada

A rich farming region in southern Queensland has proved the perfect location for a Canadian company’s extensive Australian operations.

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Enhancing career and employment prospects for Indonesian students

10 Sep 2020 Indonesia Education and Training

Australia is the most popular study destination for Indonesian students. In 2019, there were more than 22,700 Indonesians enrolled to study in Australia. The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic ...

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Canadian miner capitalises on golden opportunity in Victoria

9 Sep 2020 Canada

Australia’s proud mining history, the quality of its workers and high working standards were instrumental in bringing Canadian mining and exploration company Kirkland Lake Gold to the Victorian gold f ...

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Amatil X: The power of partnering with Indonesian startups

3 Sep 2020 Indonesia

Indonesia’s dynamic startups are setting the pace of innovation in Southeast Asia – and Australia’s Coca-Cola Amatil has taken notice. The bottling giant set up its corporate venture capital platform ...

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Major energy group banks on hydrogen to power the future

21 Aug 2020 Canada Energy

Canadian utilities giant ATCO was struck by Australia’s unique ability to make green hydrogen by harnessing its abundant sunshine. This capacity, combined with the country’s can-do attitude and commit ...

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Venn Energy: A force of nature

3 Aug 2020 Energy

Venn Energy, a developer of world-class renewables projects, sees increasing opportunities for solar energy and energy storage projects in Australia. Consequently, it has set up its Asia-Pacific headq ...

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High-flying inspection system lands in Australia

29 Jul 2020 Canada Utilities

Utilities in Australia are looking to the sky when it comes to avoiding costly network failures and bushfires, enlisting the expertise of investors such as Canada’s Aethon Aerial Solutions to monitor ...

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Sydney AI startup launches HR tech services in Silicon Valley

21 Jul 2020

Sydney-based HR specialist Curious Thing is pioneering new recruitment tools, and creating voice applications powered by conversational artificial intelligence.

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