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Linda Apelt speaking at Caught in the Net exhibition

Torres Strait’s Erub Arts wows London

Remarkable Indigenous artworks from Erub Island in the Torres Strait have wowed London’s art scene and raised awareness of a critical environmental issue, with support from TIQ.

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Queensland Day at Australia House

Queensland Day the UK way

Queensland Day celebrations at the Australian High Commission in London showcased the state’s culture, heritage, places and industry to influential UK and European networks on 6 June.

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A snorkeller (and a turtle!) enjoying Great Barrier Beer

Great Barrier Beer good for the environment

Queensland’s Great Barrier Beer is going overseas to raise funds for ocean conservation, with the help of a unique social enterprise.

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Frontline team

Frontline Manufacturing wins certification to open global doors

Queensland company Frontline Manufacturing has received an international certification that will open access to the global supply chain of German firm Rheinmetall Defence. TIQ Europe brought Frontline and Rheinmetall together.

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Sports sector news

On your marks for SportAccord 2019

The world’s biggest names in sports business will head to the Gold Coast this May for SportAccord 2019, with major benefits for both international delegates and Queensland businesses.

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London in winter

Season’s greetings from TIQ Europe

A festive-season chat with Queensland Agent-General and Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner – Europe, Linda Apelt.

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Battery technology

Pure Battery Technologies makes Europe connections

A Queensland company offering a new and better way to produce essential battery materials is making connections in the European market with TIQ’s support.

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Renewable energy industry

Renewable and low-emission options spark interest

Representatives from Power China Resources (PCR) visited Brisbane recently to explore opportunities in the state’s growing renewables and low-emissions sector.

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Port of Townsville

$300m expansion for Townsville’s Sun Metals Zinc

A $300 million investment by Korea Zinc Company will fund a major expansion of the Sun Metals Zinc Refinery just outside of Townsville, increasing zinc production and creating hundreds of new jobs.

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Station F

Paris opportunities for Queensland start-ups at Station F

Queensland start-ups looking to get a foothold in Europe are being urged to consider a stint in Paris at Station F, the world’s largest innovation hub.

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TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with Premier of Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk. Photo by Penny Bradfield. Copyright AUSPIC/DPS

Queensland enters new marketing phase in the UK

Tourism and Events Queensland, Tourism Australia and Hills Balfour partnered to deliver marketing and trade activities in the UK – a new approach that aims to align tourism promotion for Queensland more closely with Tourism Australia’s activities within the UK.

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Cutting Edge

New incentive for film and TV post-production

A new Queensland Government funding program will give international filmmakers another incentive to use the state’s post-production facilities, with a 10% rebate available for major projects.

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UK Tech Rocketship Awards

UK Tech Rocketship Awards now open to Queenslanders

Queensland tech firms wanting to take off in the British market have until 23 November to enter the UK Tech Rocketship Awards and put themselves in the running for an all-expenses paid business networking trip to the UK.

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Linda Apelt with MEI award

UK award recognises TIQ’s Trade 2018 work

TIQ has received the Outstanding Government Agency Award from Major Events International for its work on the Trade 2018 program held in conjunction with GC2018.

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The Happy Snack Company product range

Happy Snack seals Sainsbury’s deal in UK

English shoppers will be able to buy healthier snacks with the news that pulse-based munchies from Queensland’s Happy Snack Company are now stocked in leading UK supermarket Sainsbury’s.

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Agent-General Linda Apelt

Linda Apelt becomes new Agent-General

Queensland’s new Agent-General Linda Apelt has taken up her role in TIQ’s London office, and is keen to start forging fresh business connections between the Sunshine State and Europe.

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Central Queenland opals on display

Jewels of Queensland sparkle in London

Precious Central Queensland gems and cutting-edge UK jewellery design came together at the Jewels of Queensland showcase last week.

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Queensland's first female Agent-General Linda Apelt

On the line from London: Linda Apelt, Queensland’s new Agent-General

Since the 1860s, Queensland has had an Agent-General to facilitate trade between our state and the United Kingdom and Europe. In July this year, our first female Agent-General Linda Apelt, was appointed. Linda, who has just got her feet under the desk and an Oyster pass in her purse, shared some thoughts with us — including the importance of introducing Queensland’s young entrepreneurs to the old world.

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Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate at the Queensland reception in London for the start of the baton relay in March.

Baton relay takes Trade 2018 on the road

Queensland’s Trade 2018 roadshow is running its own marathon alongside the baton relay for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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