Enhancing transparency under international investment treaties

Joint media release with: The Hon Christian Porter MP, Attorney-General, Minister for Industrial Relations 19 September 2020 The Morrison Government has reinforced its commitment to improving the global investment environment with the ratification of the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration also known as the Mauritius Convention. The Convention will apply greater transparency to…

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Funding helps regions on road to bushfire recovery

Joint media release Hon. David Littleproud MP, Minister For Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management Senator the Hon. Jonno Duniam, Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism 18 September 2020 Music festivals, art installations, sporting events and a coastal headland walking trail are among 95 projects to receive a share in more…

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Sydney waterfront industrial action

Joint media release The Hon Michael McCormack MP, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Leader of The Nationals, Federal Member for Riverina Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Senator for South Australia The Hon Christian Porter MP, Attorney-General Minister for Industrial Relations 12 September 2020…

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Restarting Australia’s business events sector

The Hon Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister   The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Development   Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment   The Hon Karen Andrews MP Minister for Industry, Science and Technology   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Friday 11 September 2020  …

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Australia and Germany to work together on hydrogen

Joint media release Senator The Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Anja Karliczek, Federal Minister of Education and Research, Federal Republic of Germany The Hon Keith Pitt MP, Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia 11 September 2020   Australia and Germany have signed a new agreement to promote two-way trade and investment…

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Backing Australian exporters to go global

  10 September 2020 The Morrison Government is backing Australian businesses to grow their exports and create jobs through reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, after an independent review of financial assistance for small and medium enterprise exporters. The EMDG scheme is a key Government financial assistance program to help aspiring and…

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Second round of public consultations launched on Geographical Indications

Joint media release Senator The Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology 04 September 2020     The Morrison Government is seeking the views of Australian producers, businesses and consumers on a possible future Geographical Indications framework, as negotiations progress with the European…

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New Taskforce to Create Jobs by Attracting Business and Talent to Australia

Joint media release Senator The Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs 04 September 2020     International businesses will be lured to Australia and exceptional talent will be encouraged to call…

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