Topic: Jobs

New Tourism Drawcard To Tour The Prom From The Ocean

The Andrews Labor Government has given the green light to eco-tourism cruises around Wilsons Promontory National Park, offering locals and visitors a never-before-seen glimpse of one of Victoria’s great wildernesses. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren announced today that Pennicott Wilderness Journeys (PWJ) will operate three thirty-seat vessels from Tidal River, providing access […]

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Infrastructure Boom Keeps The Steel Industry Strong

The Andrews Labor Government’s multibillion dollar pipeline of infrastructure projects is driving a new era for local steel production in Victoria and creating new manufacturing jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for St Albans Natalie Suleyman today met Liberty House Group executive chairman Sanjeev Gupta who recently purchased steel producer Arrium […]

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Major Projects Kickstart 1,500 Young Careers

The Andrews Labor Government has created more than 1,500 opportunities for apprentices, trainees and cadets to help shape Victoria’s biggest projects and give them the skills they need to build their careers. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today inspected construction works at the Metro Tunnel site in A’Beckett Street and met young engineering […]

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New Non-Stop Flights To Vancouver To Take Off Next Year

The sky’s the limit for Victoria with Air Canada set to commence direct flights between Melbourne and Vancouver from June next year. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren welcomed the announcement that Air Canada will run three non-stop services a week, adding over 46,000 seats every year to Canada. Air Canada joins an […]

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Fuelling New Jobs For Auto Workers In The West

The Andrews Labor Government has helped a Sunshine West engine repair business create highly-skilled jobs for former automotive workers. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today met workers at Cornell Diesel and toured the company’s new state-of-the-art servicing facility. Cornell last year received a grant from the Labor Government’s Local Industry Fund for Transition […]

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2017 Learn Local Awards Winners Announced

A Hadfield man who turned his life around and reskilled after losing his job in the IT industry is among this year’s Learn Local Award winners – announced at a ceremony at Malvern Town Hall tonight. Unemployed and in his late 50s, Christie Sinclair had almost given up hope of finding work again when he […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Building A Strong Economy And More Jobs In Victoria

New data shows the number of new homes being approved and built in Victoria continues to grow, supporting local jobs and a strong economy. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals building approvals and construction work completed in the past 12 months have continued their upward trend. The total value of […]

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One-Stop Jobs Shop Helping Former Automotive Workers

A one-stop shop in Broadmeadows for people seeking career and training advice is helping connect former automotive workers with high quality training and real jobs. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Employment Vicki Ward and Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire at Kangan Institute’s Broadmeadows Skills and Jobs Centre […]

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Former Hazelwood Workers Get A New Start

The Andrews Labor Government’s landmark worker transfer scheme has helped its first 25 former Hazelwood power station workers secure new jobs at other Latrobe Valley power stations. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today met the group who recently commenced work at the AGL Loy Yang A power station. Engie and Energy Australia are […]

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New Jobs Victoria Funding To Help Jobseekers Find Work

The Andrews Labor Government will provide $1.3 million to the Brotherhood of St Laurence to support jobseekers across the Moonee Valley region. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan announced that the not-for-profit agency will receive funding through Jobs Victoria to place 80 jobseekers into work. The program will be delivered from the Flemington Community […]

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