Category: Minister for Industry and Employment

Manufacturing Champions To Take Centre Stage

Victoria’s manufacturing businesses and individuals will vie for leading industry awards next week. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced the finalists for the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame awards, which recognise the excellence of Victorian companies across the manufacturing industry. This year’s event will feature a new Woman Manufacturer of the Year […]

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Kicking Down Barriers To Employment

The Andrews Labor Government is breaking down barriers and getting more people into work, including young Victorians, thanks to the $90 million Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined North Melbourne Football Club’s Majak Daw and Emma Kearney at The Huddle today to announce a $1.15 million boost to help disengaged […]

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Boosting Social Enterprise In Kyneton

The Andrews Labor Government is helping social enterprises across the state create jobs and training opportunities, particularly for community members who face difficulty gaining employment. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Social Foundry in Kyneton, a social enterprise which has received a Boost Your Business voucher to help create jobs for local […]

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Castlemaine Manufacturer Riding The Rails Of Success

The Andrews Labor Government is helping a Castlemaine-based rail manufacturer create jobs, boost productivity and invest in new equipment. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards on a tour of Vossloh Cogifer Australia today to announce a $175,000 grant from the Future Industry Manufacturing Program which will enable […]

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Hydrogen To Fuel Transport Manufacturing Innovation

Game changing hydrogen fuel cell technology has the potential to boost innovation in Victoria’s vibrant transport manufacturing industry. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today helped unveil the Hyundai Nexo, a hydrogen fuelled car making its Australian debut, and the Toyota Mirai, one of the first hydrogen cars sold commercially. The clean fuel cell […]

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Jobs Victoria A Roaring Success

The Andrews Labor Government has helped more than 6,000 Victorian jobseekers find work through the landmark Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined Member for Werribee Tim Pallas at Werribee Open Range Zoo to meet four long-term jobseekers who have been supported into work through Jobs Victoria. The four women from […]

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Victorian Manufacturing Driving Jobs And Investment

Victoria’s manufacturing industry is creating jobs and boosting our economy thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. New figures show the Labor Government’s $120 million investment in manufacturing has created more than 5,000 jobs for Victorians and is driving $1.4 billion in private investment from manufacturers. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll made […]

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Building local, buying local, hiring local

More Victorians will be able to get good secure jobs building our state with targeted job support programs and stronger requirements to buy and hire locally for major projects, as part of the Victorian Budget 2018/19. The Andrews Labor Government has created tens of thousands of jobs over the past three years getting things done […]

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Social Procurement To Create Jobs For All Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure everyone gets a fair go with Victorian Government departments and agencies to use their buying power to deliver social and sustainable outcomes for all Victorians. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Minister for Finance Robin Scott today launched the Victorian Social Procurement Framework at social enterprise […]

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Revving Up Jobs And Investment In Melbourne’s South East

An automotive design and engineering company in Melbourne’s South East is transforming its operations and creating new jobs, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited Holden Special Vehicles in Clayton South to announce a $1.5 million Local Industry Fund for Transition grant. The grant is helping […]

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