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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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    The UAE population is made up of 200 nationalities.

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

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    UAE is a federation made up of 7 Emirates

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

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

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

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UAE launches world’s first self-flying taxi

UAE launches world’s first self-flying taxi

The environmentally friendly, self-flying taxi will be powered by clean electricity and is set to be introduced by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority.

2020 International Astronautical Congress to be held in Dubai

2020 International Astronautical Congress to be held in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates will host the 2020 International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Dubai.

UAE meets Australia to fight terrorism

UAE meets Australia to fight terrorism

The United Arab Emirates condemns in the strongest possible terms the actions and behaviour of extremist groups and will do everything in its power to continue to fight and combat terrorism and extremism and to promote peace and stability throughout the world.

Why the UAE is topping the tourism list

Why the UAE is topping the tourism list

Imagine sitting in a 1300 seat state of the art live theatre, filled with 2.5 million litres of water. Or getting around on transport powered by hyperloop technology. Already one of the most sought after destinations in the world, the UAE is set to become number one on the tourism wish-list.