Innovative companies rise to the challenge

An intensive 12-week program to support companies with proven solutions for the mining and energy sectors has begun today in Brisbane and Perth. The RISE Accelerator Program is backed by the Liberal National Government and involves 17 Resources Innovators, Scale-ups and Entrepreneurs (RISE). RISE participants are Australian companies based in Queensland or Western Australia with products or services which are delivered…

New deal with Indonesia boosts Australian Industry

Australian industries will benefit from duty free access for many steel, iron, copper and plastic products as part of the landmark Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) signed today.  IA-CEPA will deliver significant benefits to Australia’s manufacturing and resources sectors.  Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews welcomed the signing, saying IA-CEPA would help to further strengthen Australia’s…