Topic: Jobs

Upgrade Of Bendigo And Eaglehawk Stations A Step Closer

The Andrews Labor Government is taking the next step to upgrade Bendigo and Eaglehawk stations with the award of two contracts for the preliminary design of the $15.8 million redevelopments. The Minister for Public Transport and Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan today announced that Arcadis Group has been awarded the contract to undertake the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Victoria Region

Another Positive Report Card For Victoria’s Economy

Victoria’s robust economy today received another healthy report card, with forecast growth of 3.1 per cent for 2017-18 to be bolstered by strong engineering and infrastructure investment, and a growing population, according to the latest Deloitte Access Economics (DAE) release. The 2017 June quarter Business Outlook report calls out Victoria’s jobs growth as particularly strong […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Promoting Victoria On The World Stage

Treasurer Tim Pallas today began a two-week international visit to promote Victorian industry and infrastructure investment opportunities, and discuss the latest economic trends and considerations with key global partners. In co-operation with the Victorian Funds Management Corporation, Mr Pallas will visit China to meet with global ICT solutions provider Huawei at their global headquarters, to […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

The Metro Tunnel: More Jobs, More Stations, More Trains

The design and builders for the biggest public transport project in Victoria’s history have been selected, paving the way for more trains and the creation of thousands of new jobs across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today to announce that the Cross Yarra Partnership (CYP) – a consortium led […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Premier

Ampacet Joins The Manufacturing Hub Of Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating another win for local manufacturing, with Ampacet Australia establishing its new state-of-the-art facility and Centre for Excellence in the heart of Melbourne’s southeast. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today attended the official opening of Ampacet Australia’s facility in Dandenong South. Ampacet Australia is part of Ampacet Corporation […]

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

Opening Channels For Exchange With Hong Kong

Victoria’s long-standing relationship with Hong Kong, a gateway to mainland China, will be strengthened by collaboration between their senior public servants and the Victorian Government. Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings today met with Hong Kong’s Director of the Office of the Chief Executive Eric Chan Kwok-ki and Secretary for the Civil Service Joshua Law […]

Categories: Media Release, Special Minister of State

Dough To Grow Jobs: Laurent Bakes The Perfect Expansion

In a celebration of all things French on Bastille Day, the Andrews Labor Government has helped family-owned Laurent Bakery grow its baking business and create 30 new jobs in Melbourne’s south-east. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson today visited Laurent Bakery’s Braeside facility to announce the company’s expansion […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

IMARC 2017: Connecting Victorian Mining To The World

Victoria’s mining sector will be on show to the world when Melbourne hosts the 2017 International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC). Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan said IMARC 2017 would connect local businesses with global mining leaders and drive new trade and investment deals to create Victorian jobs. Victoria is Australia’s largest exporter […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

The Brightest Research Minds, The Next Big Discovery

Victoria’s medical technologies and pharmaceuticals sector is booming with new data showing rapid growth in exports thanks to world leading research and advanced manufacturing capabilities. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today visited GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Boronia facility to launch the State of the Sector Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals 2017 report. The report shows Victoria’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Culture Amp HQ Up And Running

Culture Amp, one of Victoria’s most successful home-grown startups, will create 200 new local technology jobs with the opening of its global headquarters and Asia Pacific engineering hub in Melbourne. Premier Daniel Andrews today officially opened the new headquarters and congratulated the company on its success and commitment to Melbourne as it takes its employee […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier