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Circular Economy in Australia

Australia is committed to becoming a circular economy. Veolia Australia & New Zealand CEO Richard Kirkman outlines our natural advantages – from our R&D talent to the space and renewable energy to power factories that can turn recycled materials into innovative products.

AgriFood Technology in Australia

Australia’s reputation for quality and our supportive innovation ecosystem help make us a compelling destination for agritech investment.

Agrifood technology in Australia

Australia has a reputation for clean, green and safe produce and a thriving export market. With a strong R&D ecosystem and government support, it makes us a compelling destination for investors and innovators in agrifood technology.
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Critical Minerals in Australia

Dr Kymberly Talbot from lithium-ion battery developer Feline highlights some of the country’s key competitive advantages.
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Circular economy in Australia

Australia is serious about putting valuable recycled materials to work. Find out how our natural advantages, infrastructure investments and pipeline of incredible talent are driving a booming circular economy.


Safe, stable and prosperous, it’s no wonder Australia is in the top 3 most desirable places to work. We have competitive tax rates, common-sense regulation, and we champion innovation. Watch this video to find out why Australia is the ideal place to grow your business and achieve your dreams.

Meet Dr Graeme Clark - developer of the first surgical, multi-channel cochlear implant.

Professor Graeme Clark’s revolutionary invention has restored hearing for children and adults all over the world. Professor Clark says the best thing about his invention is the feedback he has received from patients: “Children say you have given me a new life, adults say you have given me back my life”. Watch Professor Clark, surgeon, and scientist, speak about his discovery and development of the world’s first clinically successful multi-channel cochlear implant used for severe deafness. Professor Clark emphasises how vital Australian Government financial support was for the discovery.

Artificial Intelligence in Australia

Australia has deep and specialised skills in artificial intelligence, and our innovations are attracting global attention.

Meet Dr Karen Lee-Waddell & Dr Keith Bannister – realising the Square Kilometre Array project

New world-class radio astronomy facilities in Australia are helping scientists grapple with questions like how galaxies form and whether we are alone in the universe. Dr Karen-Lee Waddell and Dr Keith Bannister talk about SKA – an international effort to build the world’s largest radio telescope in Australia and South Africa - and how the vast amount of data it will collect is a game changer for space science.

Meet Dr Katerina Agostino - the lesson of the black box flight recorder

The invention of the black box flight recorder is a story of Australian persistence and determination. Australia's Dr David Warren had the idea in 1953 for a device that would record not only flight data but also voices and other sounds in aircraft cockpits immediately prior to a crash. Dr Agostino, from Defence Science and Technology Group, outlines the support and funding available for scientists and innovators in Australia today that lets good ideas take flight.

Meet Dr Nasim Amiralian – making nanofibres from spinifex grass

Working with indigenous communities to harvest and process spinifex grass, Dr Nasim Amiralian’s pioneering bioengineering and nanotechnology research has the potential to create an entirely new industry. The University of Queensland researcher has discovered a process to extra unique nanofibres in spinifex grass that can be added to plastics and latex to make them thinner and stronger while still being flexible – attracting strong commercial interest.

Meet Professor Ian Frazer – inventor of the cervical cancer vaccine

This video in our Showcase of Aussie Inventors series features Professor Ian Frazer, whose discoveries led to the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil. Professor Frazer outlines how public health research funding and the efficient clinical trials system in Australia helped on his journey to success.

Meet Dr Ash Attia - bringing back vision to the blind

Top Australian research and innovation is bringing closer the dream of restoring vision to millions of people around the world. Watch Dr Attia speak about the bionic eye development and the top research minds and organisations in Australia committed to high quality research.

Meet Scientia Professor Martin Green – inventor of the PERC solar cell

Government funding for alternative energy sources during the oil shortages of the 1970s set Professor Martin Green on a pioneering path to create a better type of solar cell. Today, the Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell (PERC) he invented is the cheapest way to generate electricity using solar cells and used in over 90 per cent of solar panels made globally.

Meet Dr Penny Stewart - creator of orebody learning software

Mining engineer and entrepreneur Penny Stewart has developed and deployed some of the mining industry's first machine learning algorithms. In this video Penny talks about her journey in the mining industry and how it has been supported by the culture of collaboration and innovation in Australia.

Meet Noel Gordon - co-inventor of Google Maps

Transport yourself back to the 1990s, when Software Engineer Noel Gordon found opportunity in the dotcom bust. It led him and three partners to develop moving maps for the web which gave us Google Maps.
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Meet Dr Daniel Timms – inventor of the mechanical artificial heart

This video in our Showcase of Aussie Inventors series features Australian mechanical engineer Dr Daniel Timms.

While completing a PhD in biomedical engineering in his early 20s, Dr Timms was inspired to invent a mechanical artificial heart after his father was diagnosed with a heart condition. In this video, Dr Timms talks about the design of the mechanical heart, its potential for reducing patients’ reliance on scarce donor hearts, and the support and encouragement he received from government, industry and the research sector in Australia to bring his invention to life.
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Meet Professor Fiona Wood AM – inventor of spray-on skin cells

This video in our Showcase of Aussie Inventors series features British-born Australian plastic and reconstructive surgeon Professor Fiona Wood AM.

Professor Wood explains how her work with burns patients led to the invention of spray-on skin cells – a ground-breaking discovery that has saved thousands of lives around the world – and how Australia’s vibrant research sector is helping advance the process even further through new technologies like 3D printing robotics solutions.
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Meet Professor Veena Sahajwalla – inventor of green steel and green ceramics

This video in our Showcase of Aussie Inventors series features Professor Veena Sahajwalla, leading expert in the field of recycling science and inventor of two ground-breaking products – green steel and green ceramics. Watch Professor Sahajwalla explain how she came up with the idea of transforming waste tyres and plastics into high-quality steel and turning waste glass and waste textiles into ceramic products.
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Why Australia for lifestyle

Australia is the destination of choice for skilled workers. Hear from some of the many people who have seized the opportunity to take advantage of the famous Australian lifestyle.

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Australia’s dynamic digital tech industry

Australia’s digital technology sector is booming. There are exciting, high-profile opportunities on offer in areas such as cyber security, AI and quantum computing. This video highlights how our smart, skilled digitech professionals are transforming their visions into reality.

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Australia is a lifestyle superpower. We have some of the world’s most liveable cities and we’re among the top nations in the world for our spectacular living standards. Watch this video to find out why Australia is a great place to live.

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International partnership with Bloomberg Media Studios

The Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting international partnership with Bloomberg Media Studios. FinTech is one of Australia’s most vibrant sectors for innovation and talent. We are showcasing Australia’s thriving FinTech sector to attract exceptional overseas talent and businesses to our shores. 

Exceptional opportunities in Australia

The Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce can help you move to Australia. We’re open for business.
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Modern Manufacturing Strategy

Our $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative shows Australia’s commitment to investing in advanced manufacturing.
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Australia for Agriculture 4.0

Australia is a compelling destination for Agriculture 4.0 – the next generation of technologies set to revolutionise the agriculture and food sectors.

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