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More Survival Support For Victorian Businesses

The Victorian Government will provide more support to help businesses and workers through to the other side of the coronavirus pandemic. The Government has announced a $534 million Business Support Package – the latest support measures on top of the $6 billion in economic relief already invested since the pandemic began. The latest measures include […]

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Helping 100,000 Victorians Make A House A Home

The Victorian Government’s savings on stamp duty have helped more than 100,000 Victorians buy the home they want in the suburb they love. Three years ago, the Government’s established the landmark Homes for Victorians package aimed at making homeownership a reality for more young Victorians. The package included big stamp duty discounts on first homes […]

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Site Secured For Future School In Werribee

The Victorian Government has secured the land for a future secondary school in Werribee to give local families more choice and local kids a world-class education. Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the Government had secured an 8.4 hectare site on Harpley Estate as part of a Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution work-in-kind […]

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Global Tech Leaders Invest In Victoria

The Victorian Government is attracting high-profile tech companies from across the world to invest in Victoria, putting us at the forefront of emerging tech and creating hundreds of new jobs. Cutting-edge tech consulting firm Slalom LLC will establish its Australian headquarters in Melbourne to support their work across Asia Pacific, creating 200 new jobs over […]

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Victorian Business Growth Fund Ready For Business

The Victorian Government is helping local businesses by giving them the support they need to grow. Treasurer Tim Pallas today opened the $250 million Victorian Business Growth Fund – an innovative program that will see the Government partner with First State Super and back small-to-medium enterprises who want to grow but can’t raise the funds […]

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State Trustees Boost To Protect Vulnerable Victorians

The Victorian Government is giving the State Trustees a boost to help support vulnerable Victorians. States Trustees helps clients with everyday finances when they don’t have the capacity to do so themselves due to disability, illness or injury. They also provide legal support and advice to ensure clients get their rightful entitlements, such as through […]

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A Fairer, Simpler Fire Services Property Levy To Keep Us Safe

The Fire Services Property Levy rate will be reduced on residential properties across the state as part of an overhaul that will make the charge simpler and more consistent – and reflect the establishment of Fire Rescue Victoria. The Victorian Government has delivered on its promise to freeze the Fire Services Property Levy (FSPL) collection […]

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Victoria’s Unclaimed Millions

A windfall of hundreds of millions of dollars is waiting to be claimed by Victorians in long-lost wages, rental bonds and share dividends. The latest data shows the State Revenue Office has more than a million unclaimed entitlements across Victoria, ranging from as little as $20 all the way up to $994,994 – the biggest […]

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Victorian Economy Geared To Weather The Storm

The Victorian Government’s sound management of the Victorian economy leaves it well placed to withstand the devastating economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, today’s March quarter financial update shows. The worldwide health emergency has had a debilitating effect on economies right around the globe, and Victoria is not immune. Already this year, Victoria has dealt […]

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Saving Jobs And Reducing The Burden On Businesses And Families

The Victorian Government will provide a further $491 million in tax relief to help save businesses and jobs, and freeze a host of fees, charges and levies to reduce the financial burden on households in another package to support Victorian businesses, workers and families through the coronavirus crisis. Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced businesses participating […]

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