Topic: Jobs

New Arcade Proves Games Are A Serious Business For Victoria

Home to Academy Award and BAFTA winners and the creators of some of the world’s most popular digital games, an unassuming building in South Melbourne is the epicentre of Victoria’s thriving games industry. The Arcade, Australia’s largest co-working space dedicated to the digital games, animation and technology industries, has powered up with new expanded premises […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries

Latrobe Valley GovHub On Track To Boost Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for expressions of interest (EOI) to build a new Government hub in Morwell, which will support hundreds of jobs in the heart of the Latrobe Valley. Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today announced the opening of the EOI process for the new GovHub complex, which will be home […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Bridging The Gap To Put More Victorians Into A Job

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a not-for-profit agency that is helping young Victorians into sustainable jobs across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan joined Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny and Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke today to announce more than $843,000 for The Bridge. The Bridge helps disengaged […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Helping Former Hazelwood Workers Get Their Skills Recognised

Former Hazelwood power plant workers are getting their skills recognised to boost their employment prospects as they look for new jobs and opportunities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing at Federation Training in Morwell today to present certificates to the first […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

A New Plan To Boost Tourism And Jobs In Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government today announced a new Destination Management Plan to boost visitors, investment and jobs in Gippsland. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren at the Port of Sale to launch the plan, which will investigate options to increase visitors and invest in infrastructure at […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Government Assistance For Murray Goulburn Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting retrenched dairy workers in the Indigo and Campaspe Shires affected by Murray Goulburn’s down-sizing. Following recent discussions with impacted workers, Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $50,000 for each council to undertake community economic development planning. The Labor Government will also allocate $80,000 to allow […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture, Minister for Regional Development, Northern Victoria Region

Helping Every Victorian Benefit From Our Jobs Boom

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with some of Victoria’s largest businesses to break down barriers to employment and ensure no Victorian jobseeker gets left behind. Speaking at the Victorian Jobs Partnership today, Premier Daniel Andrews announced JobsBank – a Victorian-first initiative that will provide a dedicated jobs pipeline for Victoria’s most disadvantaged jobseekers. Through […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Putting Victorian Jobs And Industry First

The Andrews Labor Government’s multibillion dollar pipeline of projects continues to grow, creating thousands more local jobs and opportunities for apprentices, and ensuring Victorian businesses get their share of the work. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today toured the Melbourne Park redevelopment site to announce the Local Jobs First – Victorian Industry Participation […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Helping Young Jobseekers Put Their Best Foot Forward

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to change the lives of more Victorians, announcing new funding for programs to support ex-offenders into jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today announced up to $1.5 million for the YMCA Bridge Project, to place up to 1,500 people into sustainable work. It brings total funding support […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Skills, Jobs And A Future In Victoria’s Booming Rail Industry

The Andrews Labor Government is giving young people and those reskilling from other sectors experience and opportunities in Victoria’s booming rail industry. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today to meet the first intake of signalling cadets at the Newport Rail Academy. The nine cadets will get vital, on-the-job training while […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier