Category: Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade

Fixing Mobile Blackspots On State’s Busiest V/Line Routes

The Andrews Labor Government will fix mobile blackspots along the state’s five busiest regional rail corridors by partnering with our largest mobile carriers – Telstra, Optus and Vodafone – in an Australian first project. The $18 million Regional Rail Connectivity Project will significantly improve mobile coverage and connectivity for commuters along the Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, […]

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More Local Jobs For Victoria’s Tech Sector

The Andrews Labor Government today welcomed news that leading payments platform Assembly, formerly known as PromisePay, will bolster its global headquarters in Melbourne creating 60 new full-time jobs over the next three years. The Government helped support the company, which boasts the world’s most flexible payments platform, to grow their current Victorian workforce instead of […]

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Innovation Factory To Create 200 New Tech Jobs

Victoria’s booming tech sector is set to get another 200 high skill jobs with leading technology services company Dialog Information Technology announcing it will establish a new Innovation Factory in Melbourne. Dialog’s Innovation Factory will start operations in the coming months focussing on new business practice areas such as digital, accessibility, cyber security, cloud computing, […]

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Victoria Takes Lead On Fair Payments For Small Business

The Andrews Labor Government will introduce an Australian-first voluntary Fair Payment Code of Practice to help crack down on late payments and encourage all businesses  to pay their small business suppliers on time. Victoria is taking the lead on this important national issue, which has a serious impact on the resources of small businesses who […]

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Israeli Cyber Security Leader Chooses Victoria For HQ

Victoria’s thriving cyber security sector has received another boost today with the announcement that Israeli cyber security leader, CyberGym, will relocate its global headquarters to Melbourne, generating 60 new full-time jobs over the next three years and serving to establish Melbourne as the first cyber-ready city in Australia. CyberGym, a cyber defence organisation half owned […]

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Victoria’s Education Excellence Continues To Shine In Asia

Victoria’s expertise in education, innovation and food and fibre have been on show this week to some of Vietnam and Indonesia’s most influential business, government and industry leaders. Small Business, Innovation and Trade Minister Philip Dalidakis travelled across the two South East Asian countries over the past four days promoting Victoria’s strengths, overseeing new collaborations […]

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Victoria To Benefit From World Leading Startup Program

Silicon Valley’s globally renowned accelerator program 500 Startups will establish its Australian headquarters in Victoria after securing a funding grant from LaunchVic – the Andrews Labor Government’s $60 million startup fund. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis, 500 Startups Founder Dave McClure and LaunchVic CEO Dr Kate Cornick today announced the launch […]

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Victoria Home To Telstra’s 100th Mobile Blackspot Tower

Residents and visitors to Culla, in Victoria’s south west, will see significant improvements in mobile coverage and connectivity from today as the area  became the 100th nationally to receive a new mobile tower under Telstra’s rollout of the Commonwealth’s Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP). The site takes Victoria’s total to 37 of the 141 new […]

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Bringing Global Investors To Victoria’s Doorstep

The Andrews Labor Government is this week showcasing the best of Victoria to key buyers and investors from around the world, driving new trade and investment partnerships that will help boost exports and jobs across the state. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis today welcomed more than 150 international delegates from 19 […]

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New Services Helping Our International Students

The Andrews Labor Government has introduced new guidelines and initiatives to improve the safety and wellbeing of Victoria’s international student community, as our state’s education economy continues to boom. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis today visited some of Victoria’s 175,000 international students at the Study Melbourne Student Centre to discuss the […]

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