Topic: Jobs

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

Helping Young Jobseekers Kick Goals In The Workplace

A new program is helping young jobseekers in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs find sustainable work and make a difference in their local communities. Not-for-profit charity AFL SportsReady and the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) have joined forces to create the Pathways to Work program – supporting young people from culturally-diverse backgrounds. The program will help place […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Architect Appointed For Morwell’s Hi-Tech Precinct

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the appointment of Vincent Chrisp Architects to design the Morwell Hi-Tech Precinct. Visiting Morwell today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan said the firm would be responsible for master planning of the $17 million development – which will drive innovation and create jobs in the Latrobe Valley. During […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Mt Gellibrand Wind Farm Construction Underway

Construction of the Mt Gellibrand wind farm began today, a project that will generate electricity to power more than 60,000 households. The new 132MW windfarm, located 17km west of Winchelsea, is the result of the first round of successful tenderers in the Andrews Labor Government’s Renewable Certificate Purchasing Initiative (RCPI). This will bring forward capital […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change

New 4D Scanners Give A Clearer Picture Of Lung Health

A world-first scanner – manufactured right here in Victoria – will provide four-dimensional respiratory analysis to better diagnose and treat lung conditions. Visiting Monash University in Clayton today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan was given a first look at the new technology which will soon be delivered to medical research hospitals around the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Victoria’s Economy Continues To Lead The Nation

Victoria is once again the only jurisdiction in Australia with above trend economic growth and improving momentum, according to the latest ANZ Stateometer report. The ANZ Stateometer report says Victoria’s strong result was due to solid labour market conditions, strong housing market and finance commitments, all of which are driving Victoria’s dynamic economic growth. Victoria’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Packaging A Better Future For Auto Workers

A local manufacturer of recyclable packaging products has created new jobs and expanded its business thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny today visited Recyclable Packaging in Seaford – the first recipient of the Labor Government’s Local Industry Fund for Transition […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Victoria’s Economy Strong As More Jobs Created Than Rest Of The Country

Victoria’s economy continues to go from strength to strength, with more jobs created in our state than the rest of the country combined, according to a new report by Deloitte Access Economics (DAE). DAE today revised its forecasts for Victoria’s economy, predicting greater than anticipated growth in 2017-18, underpinned by strong household consumption and private […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

LEGOLAND Builds A New Home In Melbourne

Australia’s first ever LEGO attraction will create more than 100 new jobs and bring more visitors to Victoria. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren officially opened the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Melbourne at Chadstone Shopping Centre today. The first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere – the Centre once again puts Victoria […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

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 […]

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