Category: Minister for Industry and Employment

Supporting Cultural Diversity In The Workplace

A leading not-for-profit organisation will help more Australians from culturally-diverse backgrounds into work experience as the Andrews Labor Government supports jobs for all Victorians. Visiting National Australia Bank (NAB) in Docklands, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced $550,000 in funding for Jesuit Social Services to […]

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Propelling Victoria’s Defence Companies Into A New Era

Victorian defence supply chain businesses will have access to funding to help secure contracts and create new jobs under a new initiative announced by the Andrews Labor Government. The $2 million Victorian Defence Industry Supply Chain Program will give businesses across Victoria the best possible opportunity to secure work in defence and national security. In […]

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How Sweet It Is: More Jobs For Ex-Auto Workers

Former automotive workers will help manufacture some of Australia’s most iconic confectionery, thanks to investments made by the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting Prydes Confectionery in Broadmeadows today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire announced the company would take on 50 new workers – with 11 positions identified for […]

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Good Cycles Peddle A Wheelie-Good Cause

A Docklands social enterprise which specialises in bicycle retail and repair services is finding sustainable employment for Victorians who face barriers to work. Visiting Good Cycles today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan congratulated the organisation on assisting some of the most vulnerable Victorians. Good Cycles uses the profits from its bicycle shop, maintenance […]

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Helping Women Find The Perfect Fit In The Workplace

A community organisation which supports employment opportunities for disadvantaged women has received a funding boost to help more jobseekers find the perfect fit. Visiting the team at Fitted for Work in Melbourne’s CBD today, Industry and Employment Minister Wade Noonan announced the not-for-profit organisation had received a $150,000 grant under the Jobs Victoria program. The […]

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Concourse Golf Drives Manufacturing Into A New Era

In a major coup for Victorian manufacturing, the world’s most innovative golf buggy will be designed and built right here in Melbourne, creating nearly 200 local jobs. Visiting the team at Concourse Golf in Dandenong today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams congratulated the company on choosing Melbourne […]

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Victoria’s Champions Of Manufacturing Take Centre Stage

Victoria’s best and brightest manufacturers have been recognised at the 2017 Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards last night. With a theme of Growing Advanced Manufacturing, the event celebrated creators and innovators from across the state. Among the evening’s winners: Sutton Tools in Thomastown – named Large Manufacturer of the Year Major Furnace Australia in Clayton […]

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Changing Lives, One Job At A Time

More than 1,000 Victorians have been placed into sustainable jobs in the first eight months of the Andrews Labor Government’s flagship Jobs Victoria Employment Network (JVEN). Visiting young workers at the Marriott Hotel today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan praised JVEN for getting more people into work by breaking down barriers to employment, […]

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Rotomould Gears Up For Auto Workers

A manufacturer of plastic products in Pakenham will create nearly 100 new jobs, all suitable for ex-auto workers, as the Andrews Labor Government gets behind local businesses and industries in transition. Visiting Pakenham today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan announced Melbourne Rotomould had received a grant as part of the Local Industry Fund […]

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New GovHub Creates A Jobs Boost For The Valley

More jobs are coming to the Latrobe Valley with a dedicated government hub to provide a base for up to 300 staff, including 150 public sector jobs. Visiting Morwell today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan, Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing announced plans for a new GovHub […]

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