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CANBERRA — What are the business opportunities available with the Australian aid program? A new resource released this week by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is making that question easier to answer.

AusConnect provides suppliers with a single point to locate subcontracting opportunities from major aid suppliers. It aims to change the game on Australian aid transparency, according to the Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific Anne Ruston.

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    Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a Devex Reporter based in Canberra, where she focuses on the Australian aid community. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane, and online through news.com.au. Lisa additionally consults with Australian government providing data analytics, reporting and visualization services. Lisa was awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.