Topic: Business

Soap, Stocks And Abalone Win Victorian Export Awards

Victoria’s best exporters were acknowledged at the 38th Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs), with businesses in digital stock trading, goat soap and abalone each taking home prestigious awards. Pepperstone Group, DPP Pharmaceuticals and Yumbah Aquaculture were presented with awards for digital technology, agribusiness and e-commerce respectively. Melbourne-based Pepperstone Group also won the Victorian Exporter […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

New Ministry: Jobs, Investment And Early Childhood

The Andrews Labor Government will strengthen its focus on creating jobs, attracting investment and ensuring every child gets the support they need to get the best start in life with changes to the ministry announced today. Premier Daniel Andrews today unveiled the new team, which sees Ben Carroll enter the Cabinet and take on the […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Yan Yean Road Construction Contract Awarded

The Andrews Labor Government has taken a major step towards reducing travel times and improving safety on Yan Yean Road in Plenty and Diamond Creek. Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green today announced BMD Constructions Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract to design and build the 3.9km upgrade. Yan Yean Road will be widened from two to four lanes, between Diamond Creek […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Food And Fibre Connecting Local Businesses To The World

Victoria’s premium food and fibre will be on show to the world during this year’s Food and Beverage Trade Week, with local producers connecting with buyers and businesses from around the world. The four day inbound trade mission brings together more than 160 international delegates from 19 countries to engage with 120 local businesses with […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

LATAM Touches Down In Melbourne

The first ever direct flight between Santiago and Melbourne will land at Melbourne Airport this evening, heralding a new stage in the growing relationship between Chile and Victoria. The Andrews Labor Government has partnered with South America’s largest airline, LATAM Airlines, to operate three services per week. LATAM is now one of 31 international airlines […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events

New Chairperson Appointed To LaunchVic

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed highly respected international business woman, adviser and philanthropist Laura Anderson as the chairperson of LaunchVic – Victoria’s $60 million startup accelerator. Acting Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Luke Donnellan today announced the appointment of Ms Anderson after an extensive recruitment process. LaunchVic was established in 2016 by […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

Statement On The Closure Of Toyota

Workers at Toyota’s Altona manufacturing plant will clock off for the last time today. This is a sad time for thousands of Victorians – many of whom have spent most of their working lives building iconic vehicles for Australian roads. Today our thoughts go out to Toyota’s proud workforce, their families and those in the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Taking Victoria’s Economic Success Story To The World

Treasurer Tim Pallas today begins a two-week study tour of European and Asian cities to promote Victoria’s robust economy and discuss new opportunities with leading global investors. In cooperation with the Treasury Corporation of Victoria (TCV), the Treasurer will visit London, Copenhagen and Helsinki, tapping into expertise in a range of areas, including social and […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

New US Office To Create Global Connections & Local Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government today further expanded its international trade network with the opening of a new trade office in Boston. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philp Dalidakis formally opened the new Victorian Government Trade and Investment office while on a trade mission to the Americas. The new office will promote Victoria’s medical […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

Four Solid Quarters For The Victorian Economy

Victoria’s AAA-rated economy continues to go from strength to strength thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s prudent economic management. Our position as the nation’s leading economy is evident across a range of factors outlined in the Victorian 2016-17 Annual Financial Report, tabled today in the Victorian Parliament. A final operating surplus of $2.7 billion was […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer