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Innovation award winner attributes volunteer experience to founding idea
Returned Australian volunteer, Michael Nunan, recently won innovation award for a data visualisation tool for improving health care in the Pacific.
A new chapter of economic partnership with Indonesia
Australia and Indonesia have successfully concluded negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.
Australian Aid: Friendship Grants
Applications for Round 1 of Australian Aid: Friendship Grants closed at 6:00pm (AEST) Tuesday 28 August.
International Investment Australia
Foreign direct investment in Australia was valued at $849 billion in 2017, according to DFAT’s newly released publication.
Mr Timothy Kane announced as Australia’s next Ambassador to Brazil.
Australia is another step closer to ratifying one of the most comprehensive trade deals ever struck.
The Australian Government condemns in the strongest terms the atrocities committed in Myanmar’s Rakhine, Shan and Kachin states.
Brisbane has secured the rights to host the 2019 International Air Transport Association (IATA) Slot Conference.
The world’s largest aviation forum will head to Australia next year with Adelaide set to host the 25th annual World Aviation Routes conference.
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