Category: Minister for Industry and Employment

A New Future For Jobseekers In Aged And Disability Care

The Andrews Labor Government is helping jobseekers from migrant and refugee backgrounds find jobs in Melbourne’s aged and disability care sector. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn announced today that the Labor Government will give not-for-profit organisation VICSEG New Futures $550,000 in additional funding to place an […]

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A New Era For Carbon Fibre Manufacturing

Victoria has again cemented itself as the nation’s leader in advanced manufacturing with a new partnership between Deakin University and LeMond Composites to revolutionise carbon fibre production. The Andrews Labor Government today welcomed the $US44 million ($AUD58 million) deal to license world-first technology developed by Deakin’s Carbon Nexus research centre. The technology will enable carbon […]

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Murray River Organics Ripe For Growth

A leading global supplier of organically-certified dried vine fruit will create 75 new jobs and establish its headquarters in Victoria, as the Andrews Labor Government lures more investment to our great state. Murray River Organics will establish a new packaging and distribution facility and a corporate office in Dandenong South as part of a $4.5 […]

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Apprentices Soar At South Melbourne’s Vertical School

Apprentices, trainees and cadets are taking the state’s first vertical government school in South Melbourne to new heights as the Andrews Labor Government builds a skilled workforce for the future. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley were given a tour of the construction site today and met […]

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Helping Young Jobseekers Spread Their Wings

More young jobseekers in Melbourne’s north-western suburbs are finding meaningful employment thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s flagship Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Essendon Danny Pearson joined workers and staff from Wingate Avenue Community Centre at the Hyatt Place in Essendon Fields today – one of many […]

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Closing The Gap: More Jobs For Indigenous Victorians

More Aboriginal jobseekers are getting work across Victoria’s northeast thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s flagship Jobs Victoria program. Industry and Employment Minister Wade Noonan met businesses, employment providers and workers in Shepparton today to get an update on the Algabonyah Employment Partnerships program. The Algabonyah program has so far registered 49 Aboriginal participants – […]

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Apprentices Help Drive The Shepparton Law Courts Revamp

Apprentices, trainees and cadets are bringing the Shepparton Law Courts redevelopment to life, as the Andrews Labor Government puts young Victorians to work on the state’s major projects. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan met apprentices and trainees today during a special tour of the construction site for the $73 million project. Construction is […]

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One-Stop Shop For Jobseekers On Mernda Rail

The Andrews Labor Government is helping jobseekers find opportunities on major Victorian projects with the launch of a dedicated Jobs Hub for the Mernda Rail Extension. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green joined workers at the project site in Epping today to officially open the Jobs Hub […]

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Helping Auto Supply Companies Steer Into The Future

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victorian companies impacted by the closure of automotive manufacturing to transform the way they do business and open up new opportunities. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Narre Warren South Judith Graley joined workers at Australian Precision Technologies in Berwick today to announce more than […]

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Auto Workers To Drive A New Wave Of Construction

Nearly 100 former automotive workers will have an opportunity to be part of Victoria’s booming construction sector thanks to new funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting Unipod in Derrimut today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan announced the company had received a grant from the Local Industry Fund for Transition (LIFT) to begin […]

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