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Cyber Skills For Every Victorian Classroom

The Andrews Labor Government is preparing students across Victoria to be cyber ready through the state’s Victorian Cyber Schools Skills Challenge, which kicked off this month. The challenge is the first of its kind in Australia and will connect students with some the country’s leading cyber professionals through an online platform where they will develop […]

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First Ever Ministerial Trade Mission To Myanmar

Victoria’s skills and expertise in international education, digital innovation and food and fibre will be showcased in Myanmar this week through Victoria’s first ever trade mission to the country. During the visit, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis will meet with representatives from Myanmar’s government and major industries to explore trade and […]

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Bendigo Small Businesses Going For Gold

More than 30 events designed to help local small businesses grow and create more jobs will take place across Bendigo over the coming month. Winter Olympic gold medallist Lydia Lassila OAM, who used a sports injury as motivation to build a successful small business, is one of many inspirational speakers at this year’s Bendigo Small […]

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Victoria Celebrates Small Businesses

Australia’s biggest ever small business festival has kicked off with more than 500 events set to take place across the state to celebrate Victoria’s vibrant small businesses and help them grow. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis today launched Victoria’s 12th annual Small Business Festival. The Festival will be bigger than ever […]

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International Education Awards Open To Applicants

Applications have opened for the annual Victorian International Education Awards that celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Victoria’s best and brightest international students. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis today officially launched the awards and encouraged students to get involved by submitting an application to have their hard work recognised. Now in […]

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Victoria’s 50th New Mobile Tower Launched At Moonambel

Residents and visitors in the Moonambel area will see significant improvements in mobile coverage and connectivity from today, after the launch of a new mobile base station to eliminate black spots in the area. It’s the 50th base station built as a result of the Andrews Labor Government and Telstra’s successful joint bid under round […]

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Cutting Red Tape For Tourism And Visitor Businesses

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for feedback on its second Small Business Regulation Review (SBRR), which aims to reduce red tape and regulatory burden for tourism and visitor-focused small businesses in Victoria. The second SBRR focuses on the visitor economy and has identified five focus areas to prompt discussion Licensing processes for tour operators […]

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Training The Next Wave Of International Student Leaders

A new Andrews Labor Government program will help give international students the social, practical and professional skills and experience they need to lead in global business. LIVE Projects is one of the major components to come out of the Lead, Intern, Volunteer, Experience (LIVE) initiative launched in March and will help international students gain invaluable […]

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Inspiring The Next Generation Of Female Entrepreneurs

The Andrews Labor Government is proudly supporting the 2017 girledworld Leadership Summit to boost gender equality across the workforce and inspire the next generation of female leaders and entrepreneurs. At the two day summit at the University of Melbourne, girls in years 7 to 12 will hear from female leaders and entrepreneurs about the skills […]

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Victoria’s Fintech Hub To Drive Innovation And Create Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government will establish a financial technology hub in Docklands to boost local startups, attract investment and create new jobs in the fast growing industry that supports Victoria’s professional services sector. Fintech is growing in importance as new technologies change the face of the finance industry and Victoria’s reputation for digital innovation means […]

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