Topic: Jobs

Helping Disadvantaged Job Seekers Find Work

Ballarat employment providers, businesses and community groups have put their heads together at a networking conference to get thousands of disadvantaged Victorians into work. The conference was part of Jobs Victoria – the state’s biggest-ever employment drive to help more than 4,000 disadvantaged Victorians find meaningful and sustainable jobs. Jobs Victoria has a network of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Attention Cheltenham and Mentone.

Attention Cheltenham and Mentone. Here’s what Charman Rd, Park Rd and Balcombe Rd will look like once the level crossings are gone. New stations, new jobs, no more bottlenecks – and construction starts in 2018.

Categories: Facebook, South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Video

Call Centre Code Ensures Fairness

A revised Call Centre Code which will operate as a benchmark for the call centre industry has been announced by the Andrews Labor Government. The code directly applies to government operated call centres and private sector organisations contracted to the government to provide call centre services. Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins has urged all […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations

Land Sales, Jobs Boom At Ballarat West Employment Zone

In a landmark day for Ballarat, the Andrews Labor  Government  announced two land purchasers at the Ballarat West Employment Zone and released another parcel of industrial land to meet strong market demand. The announcements represent a jobs boom for Ballarat with the most recent purchasers, Broo and Athlegen, having the ability to generate significant new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Economic Activity And Jobs Growth The Best In The Nation

Victoria’s economy is now the only state in Australia with above trend economic growth and improving momentum, according to the latest ANZ Stateometer Report. The December report, published today by ANZ, highlights the on-going strength in the Victorian labour market which is continuing to support the State’s strong economy. This coincides with the latest jobs […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Our new trains are going to be so big that we have to extend the platforms at 18 stations.

We’ve all squeezed into a busy carriage at some stage and thought: “…why can’t they just make the trains bigger?” Well, I can tell you that our new trains are going to be so big that we have to extend the platforms at 18 stations. We literally have to replace 70 kms of overhead wires […]

Categories: Facebook, Video

Building Victoria’s First High Capacity Train Line

Work has begun to prepare the Cranbourne-Pakenham line for the 65 new High-Capacity Metro Trains (HCMTs) being built in Victoria by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today outlined $660 million worth of upgrades that will be carried out along the entire length of Melbourne’s busiest train line and the entry […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

The Future Of Social Enterprise: More Jobs, Great Causes

Australia’s first-ever strategy for social enterprises has been unveiled by the Andrews Labor Government to strengthen the sector and create more employment opportunities for disadvantaged Victorians. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today launched the Social Enterprise Strategy while meeting workers at Yarra View Nursery in Mount Evelyn – a wholesale supplier of tens […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

More Jobs, More Opportunities For Ex-Auto Workers

Hundreds of automotive industry workers are transitioning into new jobs as the Andrews Labor Government gets behind those affected by the closure of car manufacturing in Victoria. Meeting workers at Carrum Downs retailer A Touch of Glass, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny announced $2.7 million in grants […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Better Public Transport, Less Congestion, More Jobs

A massive, purpose-built factory in Pakenham is creating hundreds of jobs to build the new elevated train line that will remove nine of Victoria’s worst level crossings. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Eastern Victoria Daniel Mulino today met workers at the 13,000 square metre facility, which is […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier