News and Speeches
(17 January 2019) The 2019 Advance Awards nominations are now open! If you know a remarkable and outstanding global Aussie who deserves recognition, nominate them today for the Awards to be held in Sydney in October this year. #AdvanceAwards19
(3 January 2019) Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the latest round of tariff cuts on 1 January under our trade agreements with China and Korea would build on the substantial economic benefits these two major agreements had already delivered for Australian exporters.
(13 December 2018) The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has welcomed the renewal of Taskforce Blaze until 2020 and the Joint Agency Arrangement on Economic Crime Cooperation with Chinese law enforcement agencies, and the signing of a new MOU with the Chinese National Commission of Supervision (NCS) on anti-corruption law enforcement cooperation.
(13 December 2018) This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Australia-China Council, established by the Australian government to promote mutual understanding and foster people-to-people links between Australia and China.
(14 November 2018) Today I met with China’s Premier, Li Keqiang, for the Australia-China Annual Leaders’ Meeting. We had very positive discussions on a range of bilateral and international issues.
Australian and Chinese companies pen landmark agreements
(7 November 2018) Eleven major commercial agreements between Australian and Chinese companies worth almost $15 billion over the next five years have been signed today, reflecting the high level of commitment of the Australian business community to continued engagement within China.
(7 November 2018)The Liberal-National Government through Tourism Australia and one of world's largest international airline carriers, China Eastern Airlines, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding aimed at further growing travel between Australia and China.
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