Category: Minister for Industry and Employment

In A Class Of Their Own: Melbourne’s Next-Gen Trams

The first of 20 new trams ordered by the Andrews Labor Government and built in Melbourne, for Melbourne, has rolled off the production line. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan at Bombardier’s Dandenong factory today to get a look at the new E-Class tram, which will soon enter service on […]

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Jobs Victoria: Kickstarting Careers In Melbourne’s West

Jobseekers across Melbourne’s west are getting the support they need to find sustainable jobs thanks to a new initiative of the Andrews Labor Government’s Jobs Victoria program. Westgate Community Initiative Group, Djerriwarrh Employment & Education Services and Wyndham Community & Education Centre have joined forces to create the west@work service. Visiting LoveLuvo in Seddon today, […]

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Skilled Jobs Bringing High Capacity Metro Trains To Life

Victoria’s future engineers and skilled tradespeople will play a crucial role in building Melbourne’s 65 next generation High Capacity Metro Trains, as the Andrews Labor Government puts more young people to work. Visiting Downer EDI’s Newport Rail Yard today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan announced 15 per cent of work on the $2 […]

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A Jobs Fiesta For Bayside Mexican Food Supplier

A boutique Mexican food supplier will create 10 new jobs, invest in state-of-the-art equipment and boost its productivity thanks to a grant from the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting El Cielo Foods in Port Melbourne, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan announced the company had received funding from the Future Industries Manufacturing Program. El Cielo […]

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Hundreds Of Apprentices Shape Victoria’s Major Projects

The Andrews Labor Government’s record investment in infrastructure is creating jobs for more than 700 young apprentices and trainees, including placements on the state’s major road and rail projects. Visiting the level crossing removal project at Carnegie, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan, Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney and Member for Oakleigh […]

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Retail Job Bonanza As The Glen Launches Massive Redevelopment

A massive $490 million re-development of The Glen Shopping Centre in Glen Waverley is set to create more than 2,350 new jobs and further cement Melbourne’s reputation as the nation’s retail capital. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today officially launched the New Glen re-development. The first stage of the project – commencing later […]

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More Jobs For Our World-Class Food And Fibre Sector

The Andrews Labor Government has helped create 33 new full time jobs in the Latrobe Valley with the expansion of a hydroponic tomato facility in Warragul. Visiting Flavorite Tomatoes, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today announced the company’s $11.5 million expansion to boost jobs and export opportunities. Flavorite has taken advantage of the […]

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Worker Transfer Scheme To Keep Skilled Jobs In The Valley

A landmark worker transfer scheme for retrenched Hazelwood workers that will ensure high-skilled jobs stay in the Latrobe Valley is one step closer. Visiting Morwell today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan met with workers to update them on the scheme and progress on the Latrobe Valley Worker Transfer Partnership Agreement. Latrobe Valley unions […]

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Victoria Shortlisted By Rheinmetall For LAND 400 Work

The Andrews Labor Government welcomes an announcement from Rheinmetall Defence Australia that Victoria has been shortlisted as a possible site for the company’s Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence. Securing the LAND 400 Phase 2 Program will help cement Victoria’s position as the lead state for military vehicle construction, helping to create jobs and economic growth. […]

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Victoria On Global Stage As Avalon Airshow Takes Flight

The skies above Avalon Airport will soon be thundering as the 2017 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition prepare for take-off. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today visited Avalon Airport for a special preview of the first demonstration flights ahead of next week’s official opening. The aerial spectacles are expected to […]

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