Topic: Jobs

Supporting Cultural Diversity In The Workplace

A leading not-for-profit organisation will help more Australians from culturally-diverse backgrounds into work experience as the Andrews Labor Government supports jobs for all Victorians. Visiting National Australia Bank (NAB) in Docklands, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced $550,000 in funding for Jesuit Social Services to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Kyneton’s Campaspe River Trail Peddles Ahead

Kyneton’s popular walking and cycling trail along the Campaspe River will undergo major improvement works thanks to a $300,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Jobs and Infrastructure Fund (RJIF). Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the grant with Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas while meeting with Macedon Ranges Shire Council on the […]

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

2017 Victorian Labor State Conference — Premier’s Speech

I’d like to thank James, for his welcome and for his work – As our Minister for Education, his tireless efforts are giving every child in Victoria, every chance in life. And as our Minister for Emergency Services, his work is just as important. As you’ve heard, yesterday, we took a tough decision. It wasn’t […]

Categories: Speech

New Partnership To Protect And Create Victorian Jobs

More local jobs will be created and protected, under the next wave of industry policy reforms to be developed by the end of the year in a new Victorian Jobs Partnership. Premier Daniel Andrews today announced the Victorian Jobs Partnership, to give Victorian workers the full benefit of our economic success, and protect local jobs […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Propelling Victoria’s Defence Companies Into A New Era

Victorian defence supply chain businesses will have access to funding to help secure contracts and create new jobs under a new initiative announced by the Andrews Labor Government. The $2 million Victorian Defence Industry Supply Chain Program will give businesses across Victoria the best possible opportunity to secure work in defence and national security. In […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

New Grants Target A Gold Rush To Create Jobs

The hunt for gold in northern central Victoria will accelerate minerals exploration and create jobs as companies take advantage of the Andrews Labor Government’s TARGET grants program. The second round of grants will see more than $1.2 million awarded to Victorian companies for five new projects. The $15 million TARGET program encourages explorers to invest […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Resources

Nature-Based Tourism Hub Connects Gannawarra Towns

Towns in Gannawarra Shire will benefit from a new tourism hub to be developed in Koondrook thanks to a $600,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government. When complete, the $1.2 million Nature-Based Tourism Hub will connect iconic natural assets around Koondrook, Cohuna and Kerang, including the Gunbower State Forest, Murray River and Kerang Lakes. The […]

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

Victorian Jobs Market Continues To Thrive

Victoria continues to lead the nation in jobs growth, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today confirming the highest monthly growth in job creation among the states. For the month of April, there were 18,600 new jobs created in Victoria, representing nearly half of all new jobs created across the nation. In the year […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

How Sweet It Is: More Jobs For Ex-Auto Workers

Former automotive workers will help manufacture some of Australia’s most iconic confectionery, thanks to investments made by the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting Prydes Confectionery in Broadmeadows today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire announced the company would take on 50 new workers – with 11 positions identified for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Good Cycles Peddle A Wheelie-Good Cause

A Docklands social enterprise which specialises in bicycle retail and repair services is finding sustainable employment for Victorians who face barriers to work. Visiting Good Cycles today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan congratulated the organisation on assisting some of the most vulnerable Victorians. Good Cycles uses the profits from its bicycle shop, maintenance […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment