Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency Linda Dessau AC visits India for the second time in a year

Her Excellency Linda Dessau, Honourable Governor of Victoria visited India for the second time within a year to reinforce Victoria’s strong commitment to India.

Victoria is home to the Australia’s largest Indian diaspora where over 200,000 residents claim Indian heritage.  Notably, the population of young Indians is particularly high.  Almost half of all Indians studying in Australia study in Victoria. Around 40,000 Indian students call Victoria home, and this is double the number of the next nearest state.

ENZ kicks off education fairs and academic conclave

Students, academics and educational institutions had lots to keep them busy, with Education New Zealand (ENZ) kick- starting its education promotion season in India. Education fairs in New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai were followed by an inaugural Academic Conclave and a jam-packed Guest Lecture Series featuring 14 New Zealand researchers and academics delivering 44 lectures across 23 premier Indian institutions.

Infosys and Australian Open announce strategic partnership

Infosys has announced a three-year strategic partnership with the Australian Open. Infosys will be the official digital innovation partner of the tennis tournament, and leverage emerging technologies like big data & analytics, artificial intelligence, and virtual and augmented reality to improve the overall fan experience.

The October issue of 'Kia ora!' is out

The October issue of the bi-monthly newsletter, the ‘KiaOra!,’ from the New Zealand High Commission to India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka has been released.

You can download your copy here. Alternatively you can visit the New Zealand Foreign Affairs and Trade website here.

Insight – Bolstering India’s cyber security capabilities

Australian cyber security firms looking to do business in India have a unique entry point: supplying or partnering with multinational technology integrators that are actively looking for new products and services to broaden their cyber security capabilities. Austrade is organising a webinar on "Business opportunities for Australian cyber security companies in India". Austrade is also planning a cyber security mission to India in late 2018.

Transforming Australia’s economic partnership with India

Transforming Australia’s economic partnership with India

Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India and Leonie Muldoon, Austrade’s New Delhi-based Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner for South Asia have completed a series of seminars across Australia in September to raise awareness of the business opportunities in India and a new strategy to strengthen the India-Australia economic relationship.

Queensland in India

This month ANZBAI caught up with Gitesh Agarwal, Trade and Investments Commissioner for Queensland in India and asked him a few questions about his role and activities here in India. 

"I have been in my current position since September 2017 and our mandate, as the global business agency of the Queensland Government, is to enhance Trade & Investment opportunities between India and Queensland. Our role is to support Queensland exporters discover world markets, in my case India, as well as promoting Queensland as the perfect place for work, study, investment and business for Indians."


Macquarie University announces scholarships worth over AUD$1.5 million for Indian students.

Scholarship worth AUD$ 10,000 per year offered to Indian students for undergraduate & postgraduate programs commencing in 2019 

Macquarie University, one of Australia’s top 10 Universities today announced scholarships worth AUD$10,000 annually to recognise outstanding Indian students, with a focus on supporting undergraduate and postgraduate students across a wide range of programs.