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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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    UAE is a federation made up of 7 Emirates

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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 is the world’s number one aid donor.

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

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    The UAE population is made up of 200 nationalities.

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

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    $26 billion is the total UAE investment in Australia.

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

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

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A Move in the Right Direction: Dubai’s Vehicle Database using Blockchain Technology

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International Women’s Day: a day to reflect and celebrate for the UAE

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The world’s best minds flocked to Dubai’s World Government Summit

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UAE breaks ground in hosting the Special Olympics

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