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Western Australia to improve ties with India, focus on green tech: Minister

Australian state 'uniquely placed' to work with India for energy transition, says Stephen Dawson

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Western Australia, the country’s largest state, is looking at climate change and decarbonisation technologies as the focus areas of its ties with India, a minister told 'Business Standard'.

Automation of the mining industry is another priority, said Stephen Dawson, Western Australia’s minister for innovation and digital economy.

Western Australia’s economy is worth Australian $380 billion, contributing 17 per cent to the national economy but home to only 10 per cent of Australia’s population.

Dawson said the state is looking for tie-ups with Indian companies and Tamil Nadu. "Our focus is on climate change, decarbonization and automation of the mining industry,”

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First Published: Mar 24 2023 | 1:23 PM IST

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