Topic: Business

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade

Tax Cuts Secured For Businesses And First Home Buyers

Thousands of Victorian first home buyers and businesses will benefit from stamp duty relief and payroll tax cuts from 1 July, with the passage of the State Taxation Acts Amendment Bill through Victorian Parliament today. From 1 July, the payroll tax-free threshold will increase to $625,000, and from 1 July 2018 to $650,000. This will […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Deal With Local Business Makes Tech Buying Easier

The Andrews Labor Government has signed an new agreement with a local company that will make accessing new technologies and eServices easier, more efficient and cheaper. Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings announced today that all government departments and tech providers will now use the new VendorPanel system for ICT services procurement. The eServices platform […]

Categories: Media Release, Special Minister of State

Liberals Blocking Tax Cuts And Home Ownership Support

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with its plans to slash payroll tax for local businesses and other vital reforms that will make it easier for thousands of Victorians to buy their own home. Under the Labor Government reforms, which will be introduced into Parliament this week, the payroll tax-free threshold will increase to […]

Categories: Media Release, Ministers, Treasurer

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Avalon Airport Precinct Propels To New Heights

The Avalon Airport Precinct took a major step forward with works starting on the industrial precinct, which will eventually be home to 750 new jobs, and the Cotton On Group’s purpose built distribution centre. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Member for Lara John Eren, and representatives from the Cotton On Group and Avalon Airport today […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, Western Victoria Region

Strengthening Victoria’s Booming Digital Games Industry

Victoria’s global reputation as a digital games leader has been boosted with the Andrews Labor Government’s latest investment in a suite of local projects. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced $654,000 to support nine Victorian studios develop and release new digital games, ranging from an interactive virtual reality experience to a game to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade

Applications Open For Victoria’s Export Awards

Applications are now open for the Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs), with businesses from across Victoria’s major industry sectors encouraged to apply and have their contribution to our economy recognised. The Governor of Victoria Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AM is the patron of the awards, which are made up of 15 categories, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade

Victorian Economy Shining Bright Like A Diamond

Victoria’s economy is the powerhouse of the nation – with final demand growing faster than any other state and creating more jobs than every other state combined. Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today also shows Victoria’s State Final Demand grew by 4.5 per cent in the year to March 2017 – […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer