Category: Minister for Industry and Employment

Victorian Social Enterprises Lead The Way

The Andrews Labor Government is getting behind Victoria’s nation-leading social enterprise sector to grow jobs, support vulnerable Victorians and open up new procurement opportunities. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited the head office of The Big Issue to learn about their Christmas edition and release a new report into social enterprises state-wide. […]

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Giving Victorian Jobseekers A Fair Go

The Andrews Labor Government is making things fair for all Victorian jobseekers by connecting them to the services they need to find meaningful work. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today addressed a Jobs Victoria conference in Melbourne to outline achievements in the first 12 months of the Labor Government’s flagship program. The Government […]

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Daniel’s Donuts Gives Young Jobseekers Some Sweet Relief

The Andrews Labor Government’s Jobs Victoria program has changed more lives – helping two young jobseekers land meaningful work at a Springvale donut shop. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Daniel’s Donuts to meet two young women who’ve secured jobs as sales assistants thanks to Jobs Victoria and partner organisation The Bridge. […]

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Ballarat Looks To The Sky To Create Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Ballarat jobseekers into meaningful work thanks to Jobs Victoria. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard today visited the Ballarat Municipal Observatory Museum to meet a young Victorian who has secured work through Jobs Victoria. Phillip Yordonopulo battled homelessness and manages autism spectrum […]

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Ballarat Finds Its Manufacturing Sweet Tooth

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more Ballarat manufacturers grow their operations, create new jobs and take their products to the world. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight today visited Ferndale Confectionery to announce a grant from the Labor Government’s Future Industries Manufacturing Program. The $500,000 grant will […]

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Apprentices Help Build The Education State

The Andrews Labor Government’s unprecedented school building program is giving Victorian apprentices, trainees and cadets an opportunity to shine. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson today visited the new Beaumaris Secondary College site and met the apprentices helping to bring the project to life. The $26.8 million school […]

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Victorian Workers On The Liberal Chopping Block

Michael O’Brien has confirmed that as part of the Liberal Party’s proposed ‘Commission of Audit’ – frontline public sector workers will once again face the Liberal chopping block as part of their agenda of cuts. Attacking the Andrews Labor Government for having boosted the numbers of public sector workers including teachers, police officers, nurses, corrections […]

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More Lives Changed Thanks To Jobs Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more long-term jobseekers into meaningful work through the flagship Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Essendon Danny Pearson today visited JC’s American Bar and Grill in Moonee Ponds to celebrate the placement of 430 Victorians into jobs in Melbourne’s north. JC’s American […]

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Manufacturing On The Road To Success In Dandenong

The Andrews Labor Government is getting behind local manufacturing in Dandenong as more and more companies export their products to the world. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams today met workers at bus manufacturer Volgren. The Dandenong-based company is Australia’s leading bus manufacturer and has recently secured an […]

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Mantra Sets Up A Jobs Boom For Melbourne’s North

A multimillion dollar hotel development in Melbourne’s north will create hundreds of local jobs as the Andrews Labor Government gets behind communities affected by the closure of car manufacturing. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism and Major Events Danielle Green today helped turn the first sod on the new […]

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