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Local Jobs First Commissioner Putting Victorians First

The Andrews Labor Government is putting Victorian workers and businesses first with a new Commissioner who will advocate for Victorian businesses and workers, so they get a greater share of government projects. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced the appointment of Mr Don Matthews as the inaugural Local Jobs First Commissioner. The […]

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Creating Jobs And Growing Business In Macedon

Macedon Ranges’ biggest private employer will be able to create more local jobs, become more energy efficiency and expand its production capacity, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Hardwicks Meatworks in Kyneton to announce an Industry Energy Support Stream grant to help the business […]

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Investing In The Future Of Manufacturing

An iconic food retailer and manufacturer will establish a new processing site in Melbourne’s North-West to develop new products, boost its capability and create 100 jobs, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today joined Member for Sunbury Josh Bull at LaManna Food Group Pty in Tullamarine […]

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A Lift For Jobs And Investment

Two businesses in Melbourne’s south-east will expand their operations and create new jobs, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced Local Industry Fund for Transition (LIFT) grants for Australian Fresh Leaf Herbs and Temptation Bakeries Pty Ltd. Twelve other companies have also received assistance through […]

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Auto Innovation Lab To Drive Industry And Jobs

Victorian manufacturers will be better equipped to design and make more innovative products for the global automotive market, thanks to the backing of the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced $640,000 for a new Automotive Innovation Lab to be based in Victoria. The lab will have the high-tech equipment, […]

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Backing Victoria’s Space Industry

The Andrews Labor Government is backing the next generation of space entrepreneurs to develop innovative solutions and technology for the space industry. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced $100,000 for Moonshot – a Victorian-based accelerator focused on helping grow the global space innovation ecosystem. The funding will support a space innovation boot […]

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Creating Jobs And Boosting Manufacturing In Carrum

A manufacturer in Melbourne’s South East has boosted its operations and created new local jobs, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny today visited A Touch of Glass in Carrum Downs to check on the progress of the company’s expansion project. […]

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Local Jobs Boost For Yan Yean

The Andrews Labor Government is putting local jobs first with the $131 million Yan Yean Road Upgrade Project being delivered by local workers and businesses using local materials. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today met with workers involved in the construction of the upgrade works of Yan Yean Road. The project apply the […]

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Boost For Bentleigh Defence Company

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a Bentleigh defence manufacturer so they can enter global supply chains, secure high value defence contracts and create Victorian jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited CableX to announce funding to position them for major defence opportunities like SEA 5000 and to export to defence contractors in […]

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Dressing More Victorian Jobseekers For Success

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure jobseekers in Melbourne’s south-east have the best chance of finding a job – with a vital interview preparation service to expand. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Dress for Success Mornington Peninsula at its new Frankston store to announce $108,000 to help them support more […]

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