Even better regions on the way with funding for 330 new regional projects

Joint Release with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack  Regional communities throughout Australia will benefit from 330 new infrastructure projects and community initiatives, as part of a $204.3 million investment under Round 3 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and…

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New campaign to attract more Chinese travellers to Australia

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new campaign to attract an emerging and lucrative type of Chinese visitor to Australia, commonly known as the free and independent traveller (FIT). Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham today officially launched Tourism Australia’s latest campaign ‘Too Australian for Words’ in an attempt to lure more…

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Australia and Indonesia sign landmark Trade Agreement

Joint Release with Prime Minister Scott Morrison  Australia and Indonesia have today signed the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), starting a new chapter of cooperation and deeper economic management in one of our most important relationships. Bolstering economic ties between our nations will create new trade opportunities for Australian and Indonesian businesses, boost two-way…

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Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne leaves a legacy that will deliver enduring benefits to people across South Australia and right around Australia, for decades to come.   Campaigning under the slogan “Pyne delivers” he didn’t disappoint, delivering in spades.   From an array of local projects, most notably the ARC community leisure hub at Campbelltown, through to the re-establishment…

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Standing up for Australia’s sugar industry

Joint release with Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud and Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Mark Coulton  The Liberal-National Government, together with Brazil, has launched formal dispute action in the World Trade Organization (WTO) on India’s continuing sugar subsidies that are depressing world prices and impacting on our highly productive and globally competitive sugar…

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Helping enhance infrastructure in the Pacific

The Liberal-National Government has today welcomed the passing of Legislation through the House of Representatives that will boost Australia’s support for infrastructure development in the region. The Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) Amendment (Support for Infrastructure Financing) Bill 2019 Bill, that passed with the support of Labor, will provide Efic with a more flexible infrastructure…

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