This inquiry report aim to position Australia so it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic in a more secure, stable, and profitable position than before. The recommendations have been informed by a range of stakeholders, who provided evidence on the opportunities and challenges related to diversification.
Since the publication of part one of this paper, further deterioration in the Australia-China political and trading relationships has occurred. This paper seeks to identify if, where and how Australia can diversify its export base.
The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Defence’s design process and implementation to date of the Defence Export Strategy.
The politicisation of Australian agricultural trade with China suggests that new export markets need to be cultivated
Beijing has recently demonstrated that it will use the trade relationship with Australia to apply pressure on Canberra. As high-quality, premium agricultural goods are in high demand globally, this paper argues that there is no shortage of alternative markets for Australian agricultural commodities.
This paper outlines key themes and points of interest related to crisis response and positioning for recovery. Topics include people and leadership, financial resilience, supply chain, market access and scenario planning.
This report highlights the potential for Australia to become a major exporter of critical minerals products to meet growing industrial and technology needs.
Public health over private wealth: rebalancing public and private interests in international trade and investment agreements
The growing number of pathways for market actors to exert undue infuence over national and international regulatory environments provided by free trade agreements has given many cause to be concerned. This article presents several avenues for public health scholars, advocates and practitioners to explore to...
An overview of the market for Pacific Island coconut products and the ability of industries to respond
This market study was supported by the Coconut Industry Development for the Pacific (CIDP) project, a Euro 4 million (FJD 9.3 million) joint initiative of the European Union, the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and the Pacific Community (SPC).
The Northern Territory’s Tourism Industry Strategy 2030 sets the direction of tourism in the Territory for the next ten years.
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), is widely grown in the Pacific islands where it is often an integral part of traditional agroforestry systems. There are substantial immediate market opportunities to expand fresh and frozen breadfruit export markets – however, significant marketing constraints remain.