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Australia takes global lead for renewable electricity projects

For the first eight months of 2017, Australia was the leading country in the world for number of renewable energy electricity projects, according to fDi Markets.

Australia rises to second most popular Asia-Pacific HQ destination

Singapore has been the most popular Asia-Pacific headquarters location from 2014 onwards, according to fDi Markets, but Australia is closing the gap.

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Work visas versus protectionism: the winners and losers

As global business takes stock of Brexit and headline-grabbing US policy decisions, working visas are ripe for reform. Some countries are already benefiting, as Erika Morphy reports.

Smart growth for Sydney

Sydney takes smart route to expanding horizons

Sydney's population growth rate is such that it will soon no longer be able to spread outwards. To accommodate this rise, data and technology are increasingly being used to provide solutions. Douglas Clark reports on the city's smart thinking.

Not for sale: Australia and New Zealand crack down on foreign real estate buyers

Land purchases are a controversial area of foreign investment into Australia and New Zealand. Now the governments of both countries are increasing regulation of their real estate markets to favour local buyers.

UK FDI in Australian IT on the rise

UK-based investment into the Australian software and IT services sector increased steadily between 2012 and 2014.

A bumper year for Australian FDI

Australia is becoming a prime destination for investment, according to the latest FDI data.

Australian software and IT services FDI on the rise

Year-on-year increases in inward FDI have been recorded in the Australian software and IT services sector between 2009 and 2013, and figures from the first six months of 2014 suggest that this trend is set to continue.

Australia takes new direction as mining industry slows

Australia takes new direction as mining industry slows

While the boom times in Australia’s mining industry may have abated, foreign investors are still finding favour in different sectors, not least because of the country’s close ties with other markets in the Asia-Pacific. 

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Victoria agent-general looks to get state due recognition

Despite contributing 25% of Australia's GDP, the state of Victoria tends to struggle to make its attractions known. Its agent-general tells Courtney Fingar how he hopes to change this situation throughout Europe from his London office.

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