New Year brings good news for Australian exporters

Australian farmers and businesses will continue to reap the benefits of Australia’s free trade agreements with further tariff cuts set to boost Australia’s competitive advantage in two of our major export markets.   Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the latest round of tariff cuts on 1 January under our trade agreements…

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Cairns wins bid to host major conference

Joint announcement with the Federal Member for Leichardt, The Hon. Warren Entsch MP The Liberal-National Government has today announced that Cairns will play host to one of the world’s largest science conferences, in what is a major win for the region. Minster for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said Cairns had won the rights…

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Launch of G’Day USA 2019

Joint release with Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne  Today we launch the G’Day USA program of events for 2019. Now entering its 16th year, G’Day USA, is Australia’s annual public and economic diplomacy program promoting the best of Australian ideas, invention and talent to audiences across the United States. Commencing in January 2019 in…

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Taking action on trade barriers

Joint release with Minister Littleproud, Minister Andrews and Assistant Minister Coulton  The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new Action Plan to help Australian farmers and businesses tackle trade barriers, helping them get their goods into overseas markets faster, with greater ease and at a lower cost.   Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon…

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