Category: Minister for Industry and Employment

Alcoa Workers Celebrate As Smelter Powers Ahead

The Andrews Labor Government continues to support Portland workers and businesses following its landmark agreement in January to help secure the future of the Portland smelter. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan joined with Alcoa workers today to celebrate the smelter’s imminent return to full production. The Labor Government’s support has provided certainty for […]

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Helping Young Victorians Turn Their Lives Around

The Andrews Labor Government is helping young ex-offenders – and young people at risk of offending – find a job, stay out of trouble and turn their lives around. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos today visited Pana Chocolate in Richmond to announce $1.7 million to help […]

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Bridging The Gap To Put More Victorians Into A Job

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a not-for-profit agency that is helping young Victorians into sustainable jobs across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan joined Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny and Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke today to announce more than $843,000 for The Bridge. The Bridge helps disengaged […]

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Putting Victorian Jobs And Industry First

The Andrews Labor Government’s multibillion dollar pipeline of projects continues to grow, creating thousands more local jobs and opportunities for apprentices, and ensuring Victorian businesses get their share of the work. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today toured the Melbourne Park redevelopment site to announce the Local Jobs First – Victorian Industry Participation […]

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Helping Young Jobseekers Put Their Best Foot Forward

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to change the lives of more Victorians, announcing new funding for programs to support ex-offenders into jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today announced up to $1.5 million for the YMCA Bridge Project, to place up to 1,500 people into sustainable work. It brings total funding support […]

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Jobs Boost For Bendigo Benchtop Manufacturer

The Andrews Labor Government is backing local manufacturing, supporting a Bendigo benchtop and hardware business to invest in cutting-edge equipment and create new local jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan announced today that CV Benchtops & Hardware in East Bendigo has received support from the Labor Government’s Future Industries Manufacturing Program (FIMP). CV […]

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Northern Victoria Jobseekers Gallop Into New Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is getting more jobseekers across Northern Victoria into meaningful work by backing local employment providers. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today visited Kilmore Racing Club to announce more than $950,000 in new funding for Qualify to place an additional 100 people into work in the Hume and Great South […]

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Ampacet Joins The Manufacturing Hub Of Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating another win for local manufacturing, with Ampacet Australia establishing its new state-of-the-art facility and Centre for Excellence in the heart of Melbourne’s southeast. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today attended the official opening of Ampacet Australia’s facility in Dandenong South. Ampacet Australia is part of Ampacet Corporation […]

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Dough To Grow Jobs: Laurent Bakes The Perfect Expansion

In a celebration of all things French on Bastille Day, the Andrews Labor Government has helped family-owned Laurent Bakery grow its baking business and create 30 new jobs in Melbourne’s south-east. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson today visited Laurent Bakery’s Braeside facility to announce the company’s expansion […]

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IMARC 2017: Connecting Victorian Mining To The World

Victoria’s mining sector will be on show to the world when Melbourne hosts the 2017 International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC). Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan said IMARC 2017 would connect local businesses with global mining leaders and drive new trade and investment deals to create Victorian jobs. Victoria is Australia’s largest exporter […]

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