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Global Medtech Manufacturer Expands In Melbourne

Victorians will soon have access to ground-breaking technology that will make blood tests less painful and more efficient thanks to a huge expansion of global medical technology company Trajan in Melbourne’s east. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today visited Trajan Scientific and Medical in Ringwood to confirm the expansion of the facility, […]

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Boosting Victorian Businesses And Creating New Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting businesses across the state to create jobs and new opportunities, with applications for the third round of Boost Your Business vouchers now open. Vouchers of up to $50,000 are available to eligible businesses across categories including Food Innovation, Advanced Manufacturing, Defence, Aerospace and Security, Social Enterprise Capability, Asia Gateway […]

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New Hotel On The Yarra To Create More Than 500 Local Jobs

The Northern bank of the Yarra is set to become a hub of entertainment, hospitality and employment with a new hotel development to create more than 500 local jobs. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today announced that major American hotel group SH Hotels & Resorts will operate the new 280 room hotel, […]

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Kicking Goals In China And Boosting Jobs In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing its push to win a bigger share of the $US300 billion Chinese sports industry, with a major trade mission officially launched today. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula announced the major trade mission today at the AFL 2019 China Game launch, set to take place on 2 […]

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Backing Carbon Revolution And Local Jobs In Geelong

The Andrews Labor Government has agreed to provide a loan of up to $20 million to support Geelong manufacturer Carbon Revolution, to help it continue to grow and create local jobs. Carbon Revolution produces high-tech carbon-fibre wheels for global customers including Ford and Ferrari. The company is currently scaling up to meet the increasing demand […]

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Fixing Mobile Black Spots In Regional Communities

The Andrews Labor Government will partner with the Federal Government to build dozens of new mobile towers across regional Victoria – eliminating black spots, boosting coverage and improving safety for local communities. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula announced the Labor Government’s $5.8 million investment today, which will massively expand 4G coverage in […]

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Fintech Australia Moves HQ To Melbourne

Victoria’s fast-growing fintech sector has received a major boost with the announcement that the industry peak body, Fintech Australia, will relocate its headquarters from Sydney to Melbourne. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today welcomed the move, which will cement Melbourne’s reputation as the home for Australia’s digital technology sector. The move will […]

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Avalon Set To Put Victoria On The World Stage

The 2019 Australian International Airshow is ready for take-off, boosting local tourism and showcasing the best of Victoria’s defence and technology industries with support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today visited Avalon for a preview of what fans can expect at next week’s Airshow. The Airshow is […]

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Hamer Scholarships Open The Door To Asia

The Andrews Labor Government is opening up new career and business opportunities for Victorians with the opening of the latest round of the Hamer Scholarships. Victorian professionals over the age of twenty-one are invited to apply for scholarships under the program which is designed to build language skills, business and cultural understanding and forge connections […]

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New Advocate For Victoria’s Defence Industry

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed renowned industry and government defence expert John O’Callaghan as a new Defence Industry Advocate to showcase Victoria’s defence capabilities across Australia and overseas. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula welcomed the appointment of Mr O’Callaghan who is taking the reins from Victoria’s first ever Defence Industry Advocate, […]

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