partners

Tata BlueScope Steel is a 50-50 joint venture between Tata Steel and BlueScope Steel with
operations in coated steel, steel building solutions and related building products. The Company
operates in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region. Tata BlueScope
Steel has three businesses – Coated Steel, Building Products and Building Solutions.
Its Coated Steel Business offers 55% Al-Zn Alloy coated ZINCALUME® steel and pre-painted
COLORBOND® steel for building and construction industry. The Building Products division
manufactures and supplies roll-formed roof and wall-cladding solutions under LYSAGHT® Brand as
well as light gauge PEB structures under EZYBUILD® Brand. Primary product offerings of this business
are especially for the B2B market. In April 2017, LYSAGHT® was conferred the CIDC Vishwakarma
Award for “Construction Health, Safety and Environment”. The brand was awarded Best Product
category under “Roofing and Cladding” by Construction Times Awards 2017 and as “Most Trusted
Roofing Brand” under Construction category by the 7th EPC World Awards. The retail distribution of
roof and wall cladding sheets is done under DURASHINE® brand. DURASHINE® is been recognised as
India’s Most Trusted Brand and India’s No.1 Brand in the category – Best Colour Coated Steel Sheets;
by International Brand Consulting Corporation, USA apart from being nominated as Asia’s Most
Promising Brand for 2013-14 by KPMG India. The company also manufactures and supplies pre-
engineered building solutions. Its premium brands are BUTLER® Building Systems and ECOBUILD™
Building Systems. The company has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Jamshedpur, Pune,
Chennai and Bhiwadi. Tata BlueScope Steel’s core values are Safety, Trust, Human Dignity and
Excellence. The company consistently works towards "Creating Your New World in Steel".For further
details contact:
Preeti Nair - Corporate Communications,
Tata BlueScope Steel Limited
020-66218000/66218027
Preeti.nair@tatabluescopesteel.com

The Victorian Government recognises the importance of international cultural engagement as a means to deepen understanding, and promote trade and investment. Through Creative Victoria, the Victorian Government champions the state's creative industries, spanning arts, culture, screen, and design. The Victorian Government also supports Victoria and India’s shared passions for sport, food and wine. The Victorian Government has developed strong relationships with the Australian High Commission in Delhi and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to showcase Victorian content in the Festival of Australia in India, particularly in light of Victoria’s India Strategy: Our Shared Future which aims to foster mutual growth and prosperity through increasing exchange.

New South Wales is open for business: New South Wales has Australia's largest, fastest growing and most diverse economy - and there has never been a better time to invest, move a business or start a new enterprise here. The state is already home to some of the world's most creative and innovative businesses. NSW is a regional powerhouse with gross state product (GSP) of almost A$557.9 billion in 2016-17 representing almost 33% of Australia's gross domestic product. The state boasts uninterrupted growth since 1991 - and faster growth than 27 OECD nations. It also has a triple-A credit rating, record business investment, low unemployment, and a stable political and regulatory environment. NSW is a world-class centre for knowledge-based businesses in sectors such as financial services and banking, information and communications technology, legal and management services, accounting and education. Regional NSW is also rich in natural resources. New South Wales has the largest finance and insurance sector of the country, with 46% of Australia’s finance and insurance industry based here. New South Wales’ export mix has been shifting towards high value agricultural exports and advanced manufacturing, reflecting our comparative advantages. New South Wales has a leading food and agribusiness sector renowned internationally for its ‘clean, green and safe’ produce including rice, wheat, wool, cotton, citrus fruit, beef and seafood in proximity to Asia. New South Wales exports more education services to international students than any other Australian state. 38.1 per cent of Australia’s international students chose to study in New South Wales (2017). In 2017, New South Wales received over half (51.2 %) of Australia’s international visitors. Tourism expenditure boosts New South Wales’ economy, with visitors spending $10.4 billion in the state (38.6% of Australia’s visitor expenditure).

Woodside is Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company with a global portfolio, recognised for our world-class capabilities – as an explorer, a developer, a producer and a supplier of energy. Our global exploration portfolio is balanced across established, emerging and frontier provinces covering Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, the Atlantic margins and sub-Saharan Africa. We have significant interests in high-quality development opportunities in Australia (Wheatstone, Scarborough and Browse), Senegal (SNE), Myanmar and North America (Kitimat). Our producing assets include the landmark North West Shelf Project, Pluto LNG and non-operated Wheatstone LNG. As Australia’s leading LNG operator, we produce 7% of global LNG supply. We continue to expand our capabilities in marketing, trading and shipping and have enduring relationships that span close to 30 years with customers throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Woodside demonstrates strong safety and environmental performance in all its operations. We are committed to upholding our values of integrity, respect, working sustainably, discipline, excellence and working together. Our proven track record and distinctive capabilities are underpinned by more than 60 years of experience, making us a partner of choice.

The Territory Government is proud to be a major sponsor of Australia Fest and support stronger relationships with our counterparts in India. Students from across the world come to the Territory each year to study in schools, vocational education and training, English language and higher education providers. India is the second highest country of origin among the Territory’s international students. Students can learn at one of Australia’s leading tertiary institutions, located in the capital, Darwin, while enjoying a tropical climate, multicultural lifestyle and safe, cost-effective living. The Territory offers a unique tourism experience for visitors, with its rich natural landscapes, culture and unique history. The region also boasts two of the country’s most famous World Heritage listed attractions: Uluru-Kata Tjuta and Kakadu National Parks. The Territory’s capital, Darwin, is the closest Australian capital city to Asia. With only a four and a half hour direct flight to Singapore, Darwin is well connected to India. The Territory also boasts a strong people-to-people relationship with Kerala, offering a similar climate, flora and fauna and a tropical landscape. Darwin will once again host the Arafura Games from 26 April – 4 May 2019. The Arafura Games fosters goodwill between sporting neighbours and shared sporting and cultural knowledge within the Asia-Pacific region. India has been a keen participant in the Arafura Games in previous years, particularly in hockey and badminton. We look forward to welcoming many Indian athletes and their supporters to Darwin next year. To learn more about the Territory, please visit: TheTerritory.com.au.

Big, bold and colourful, Australia is a land graced with intriguing natural attractions, sensational coast and countryside and fascinating wildlife. However most of the country remains unexplored by Indians. Venture beyond the known and discover some of the best hidden attractions; from an island that appears only at low tide to a rainforest older than the Amazon, from climbing the roof of a legendary stadium to diving with great white sharks. Come, #UnDiscoverAustralia on your next holiday! Visit Australia.com/undiscover to know more

ANZ has been in India since 1984, first through its presence as ANZ Grindlays Bank, which it sold in 2000, and then from 2011 when it re-established its Mumbai branch. ANZ further strengthened its presence in India by establishing its Gurugram branch in 2015, followed by a branch in outer Bengaluru in 2016. As a major engine of growth in the region, India remains an integral part of ANZ’s strategy in Asia – connecting businesses to the expanding trade and capital flows between Asia and ANZ’s home markets of Australia and New Zealand. ANZ India supports large conglomerates and multinational customers in India, and across the other 33 markets in our global network seeking to grow their business throughout the region. ANZ has a significant shared services hub operation in Bengaluru employing around 5000 staff supporting our businesses in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries, bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. These include Taj – the hallmark of iconic hospitality, SeleQtions with its curated and eclectic set of experiences, Vivanta with its collection of sophisticated upscale hotels, and Ginger which is revolutionizing the lean luxury segment. Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel - the Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL has a portfolio of 165 hotels including 20 under development globally across 4 continents, 12 countries and in over 80 locations. This includes presence in India, North America, United Kingdom, Africa, Middle East, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan and Nepal. For more information, please visit www.tajhotels.com

Singapore Airlines is the flagship carrier of Singapore and has earned a reputation as an innovative market leader; combining quality products with excellent service. Together with its regional wing SilkAir, its combined schedule features over 90 weekly flights from 11 cities in India to Singapore, and over 140 weekly flights from Singapore to key Australian metros. In addition, the alliance with Virgin Australia, offers seamless connections within Australia making it the best in the sky for any traveller, business or leisure.

Deakin is Australia’s premier university driving the digital frontier to enable globally connected education for the jobs of the future, and research that makes a difference to the communities we serve. Deakin University is ranked in the top 2% of World Universities (QS, THE & ARWU) with a rich history of developing partnerships linking academia with industry, government, research institutions, NGOs, and connecting with likeminded universities around the world.


Celebrating 25 years of operations in India, Deakin University was the first international education provider to setup an office in 1994. It is currently the most engaged Australian Provider across education, training, research, capacity building and consultancy initiatives with academia, industry and Government.


Deakin University’s initiatives in India are across research, engagements with industry & Government, recruitment, partnerships, training and capacity building. With a team of 60-plus staff who have established a desirable international reputation and presence in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan and Mauritius. Deakin remains the leader in International Education in India.
Deakin University, Australia is the Gold Sponsor of the OZ FEST 2018 being held in India.

“Mahindra is a US $20.7 billion multinational group, with a presence in more than 100 countries and employing over 240,000 people. Our operations span several key industries that form the foundation of every modern economy.

From our beginnings as a steel trading company in 1945, to becoming early pioneers of globalization, our portfolio today spans across a wide spectrum of products and services that unleash new modes of thinking, bringing to life unimagined possibilities.

With an unshakeable set of values, and a clear sense of purpose, we continue to pursue innovative ideas that enable people to Rise.”

Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets. In India, we helped build the country’s first commercial mobile network. We have been operating in India since the early 1990s and today have a number of people providing services to our business, including through strategic partners and direct employees. We plan to create a Telstra centre in India, which will be based in Bangalore. This new site will become operational in FY19 and will house a mixture of Telstra employees and partner employees working across a variety of functions. ?Learn more about careers at Telstra: www.careers.telstra.com