Topic: Business

Indonesian Bank Chooses Melbourne For Its Australian HQ

In a win for Victoria, Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) has chosen Melbourne as the home for its Australian headquarters, joining the growing list of international companies establishing head offices in Victoria. Meeting with representatives from Indonesia’s financial regulator Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) and BNI, Treasurer Tim Pallas welcomed the announcement as a significant milestone in […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

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, […]

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

Workers Urged To Watch Out For Easter Rates

As Easter approaches, Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins has urged Victorian workers to be vigilant about their holiday award rates, as per their contractual agreements with their employers. The Fair Work Commission’s cuts to penalty rates, backed by the Turnbull Government, are yet to come into effect. That means that award rates remain the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations

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 […]

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

Business And Cultural Leaders Appointed To VEOHRC Board

Attorney-General Martin Pakula today announced the appointment of two new members to the Board of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC). Laurinda Gardner and Faddy Zouky will serve on the Commission’s board for the next five years and will help set policies, priorities and strategies for the Commission. Laurinda Gardner has more […]

Categories: Attorney-General, Media Release

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 […]

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

Highest Possible Credit Rating Confirmed For Victoria

Victoria’s economy received another vote of confidence today, with international credit rating agency Moody’s confirming our triple-A stable credit rating. Giving Victoria the highest possible rating, Moody’s indicated our credit quality reflected ample financial flexibility and a diverse economic base, along with strong economic growth that supported the state’s operations. The triple-A rating was a […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

New Directors Appointed To TAC Board

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of two new directors to the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) Board. David Heath and Samantha Smith this week joined the Board, bringing with them a wealth of experience in finance, marketing and business. Mr Heath is an actuary with Cumpston Sarjeant in Melbourne and has extensive experience […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Finance

Corporate Leader To Chair Visit Victoria

Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced the appointment of prominent Melbourne businessman and philanthropist Paul Little AO as the new Chair of Visit Victoria. After successfully leading the transition of Visit Victoria, interim Chair Sir Rod Eddington AO has handed over the reins to Deputy Chair Paul Little. Mr Little will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events

Dutch Logistics Giant Opens New Victorian Supersite

Another global supply chain has chosen Victoria to establish its Australia and New Zealand headquarters with CEVA Logistics officially opening its transport, distribution and logistics hub in Truganina. The $80 million, 166,000 square metre supersite – equivalent to eight MCG playing fields – will employ 250 workers in Melbourne’s west and create around 40 new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment, Western Metropolitan Region