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The UAE and AUS

The United Arab Emirates and Australia enjoy a strong partnership across a wide range of economic, security and cultural interests. As the relationship between our two nations grow, so do the opportunities.

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See the real UAE

The UAE is striving for a future that promotes moderate Islam, empowers women, embraces diversity, encourages innovation and welcomes global engagement.

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Experience the UAE

As the gateway between Asia and Europe, more than 200 nationalities successfully live, work and play in the UAE – a place that blends the best of the West with the noble traditions of the Arab world.

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The UAE at a glance

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    Women in the UAE account for about 70% of all university graduates

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    The UAE is building a $136m city to replicate life on Mars.

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    UAE is a federation made up of 7 Emirates

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    Masdar City, Abu Dhabi is the world’s first carbon-zero, zero-waste, car-free city.

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    The UAE has Ministries for Youth, Happiness and Tolerance. Each of these Ministers is a woman.

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    The UAE population is made up of 200 nationalities.

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    23,000+ Australians live and work in the UAE.

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    The UAE is the world’s number one aid donor.

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    $26 billion is the total UAE investment in Australia.

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UAE ready with aid to support military operation in Yemen

UAE ready with aid to support military operation in Yemen

A large scale surge in humanitarian aid will accompany military operations to liberate the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, according to the government of the UAE.

Initiatives target foreign investment and residency in UAE

Initiatives target foreign investment and residency in UAE

The UAE has introduced a number of initiatives to encourage foreign investment and residency in the country, by freeing up rules around sporting participation and property investment, and launching a new radio station in English.

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island to launch new theme park

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island to launch new theme park

Another reason to visit the UAE will launch in July 2018 with Warner Bros. launching its new indoor theme park experience on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.

International researchers vie for space exploration funding

International researchers vie for space exploration funding

More than 200 entries have been received from 55 countries for a UAE-backed international program designed to speed the development of human exploration of space.