The Australia’s first ever agribusiness clustering initiative has just been founded. Food Innovation Australia Limited’s (FIAL) Cluster Programme encourages businesses, researchers and educational institutions to work together to build on their competitive advantage, and develop solutions to challenges. The programme will drive collaboration between Australia’s industry, science and research sectors. This will help solve problems
Published in Austrade, March 29, 2018 by Amy Godfrey The Department of Education and Training has released full year international student data for 2017. Key results show increased growth rates:
Published in Australian Mining, April 3, 2018 by Ewen Hosie Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan and Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja have announced $50 million in government funding for mining and resources sector research in order to create new opportunities and manage future industry challenges.

Coastal shipping push

Published in Inside ICHCA March 2018 newsletter Government must lead the way in pushing coastal shipping as a means of handling the coming “freight tsunami”, according to Ports Australia Chief Executive Michael Gallacher. In a recent speech to the Australian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities, Mr Gallacher announced Ports Australia had commissioned