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Home Of Geelong’s Furphy Ale Set To Expand

Geelong’s brewer of the iconic Furphy Refreshing Ale, Little Creatures, will expand its operations and create 10 new jobs thanks in part to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula visited Little Creatures in South Geelong today to confirm the Labor Government’s support for the company’s $11 million […]

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Boost Your Business Takes Coffee To The Cloud In Geelong

The Andrews Labor Government is helping small businesses thrive thanks to the latest round of the Boost Your Business Voucher Program. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today visited Geelong’s Little Red Roaster Company, one of the new batch of businesses receiving voucher funding. The Little Red Roaster Company is one of more […]

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Victoria Takes Pole Position For World Expo 2020

Victoria will showcase its capabilities to the world after it became the first state to sign up to the Australian Pavilion at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai. Set to run for six months from October 2020, the Expo is expected to attract 25 million visitors, the majority coming from countries in South Asia, Western […]

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Pharma Manufacturing Grows To Meet Global Demand

Australian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (APM) today opened expanded operations in Keysborough, allowing the company to increase exports and create 44 new local jobs. With support from the Andrews Labor Government, the $6.9 million upgrade will allow APM, which offers contract manufacturing and packaging services for products including vitamin and mineral supplements, to take on more work […]

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Melbourne Nod For Nissan HQ And Electric Car Centre

Nissan Australia today announced that with support from the Andrews Labor Government, Mulgrave will be the new home for its national headquarters and an electric vehicle technical training centre, securing more than 450 local jobs. The investment decision demonstrates industry confidence in Melbourne’s economy and workforce, as well as Nissan’s long-term commitment to automotive parts […]

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Young Trainees Eye Careers In Booming Community Sector

The first of 200 new trainees have taken the initial steps toward careers in community centres, neighbourhood houses, disability services and community health clinics as participants of the Jobs Victoria Community Traineeship Pilot Program. This best-practice program aims to address two key issues; pockets of high youth unemployment around the state and the future workforce […]

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Detection Technology A Winner At Home And Abroad

Victorian technology used on the frontline in the fight against terror around the world is creating jobs at home, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Port Melbourne company GreyScan is working towards contracts with international security agencies including in the United States and across the globe as it grows both its world-leading reputation […]

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Entries Call For Victoria’s Top Science Awards

Applications for two of the state’s most prestigious science and innovation awards – the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and the Victoria Fellowships – open today. The Victoria Prize and Victoria Fellowships celebrate our top scientists as well as early-career researchers and provide real support for their important work. The coveted Victoria Prize for […]

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Bringing The Best Of The Melbourne Cup To Shanghai

The Andrews Labor Government has brought the fashion, fun and excitement of the Melbourne Cup Carnival to China by showcasing some of the best Victorian spring racing fashion and millinery in Shanghai today. The prized Melbourne Cup was also on display in China, giving local racing fans a taste of Australia’s race that stops the […]

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Scoring Points In China For Victoria’s Sports Sector

Victorian NBL and AFL teams will be on show in China this week headlining a major trade mission led by the Andrews Labor Government to promote the state’s sporting capabilities. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula is leading the week-long mission, which is taking more than 20 delegates from 16 companies and organisations, […]

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