Topic: Business

Vicprize Supporting Best And Brightest For Two Decades

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the recipients of the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and Victoria Fellowship at an awards ceremony held by veski at Melbourne’s Investment Centre. The Labor Government partnered with veski – an organisation dedicated to fostering an innovative economy – to celebrate the awards, which help recipients take the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Innovation and the Digital Economy

Melbourne Showcased In Huge New Tourism Push

The Andrews Labor Government will launch a major new tourism campaign to attract more interstate visitors – to boost jobs, strengthen the economy and showcase what Victoria does best. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Visit Victoria CEO Peter Bingeman at the National Gallery of Victoria today to officially launch A Twist […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events

Another Boost To Jobs And Investment In The Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is backing more Latrobe Valley businesses to create new jobs and drive economic growth. In his first visit to the region, Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced grants for two local Morwell businesses under the Latrobe Valley Economic Facilitation Fund. Onsite Machining and Pipeline Services and Dynamic Industries […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Threading New Opportunities For Auto Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more former automotive workers transition into new jobs following the closure of local car manufacturing. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Shiny Embroidery in Fairfield and met nine former Ford workers who have been employed in new roles. Shiny Embroidery is Australia’s largest embroiderer and screen […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Showcasing The Heart And Home Of Manufacturing

The Andrews Labor Government is getting behind the best and brightest of Victorian manufacturing as part of the 2017 Victorian Manufacturing Showcase. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today officially opened the event at Victoria University in Sunshine. The showcase, hosted by the Victorian Government and the Industry Capability Network, brings together 350 local […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

99designs Returns Home To Australia’s Tech Hub

One of Melbourne’s most successful startups is returning home after a stint overseas – creating around 30 new full time jobs over the next three years in the process. The Andrews Labor Government has lured 99designs back to Melbourne, bringing its global headquarters back home after seven years in San Francisco’s world famous tech sector. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Innovation and the Digital Economy

Construction, Retail Trade, Jobs: All Thriving In Victoria

Today’s CommSec State of the States report shows Victoria leading the nation in construction work, just days  after the Australian Bureau of Statistics confirmed more jobs had been created in Victoria during the past year than any other state. The October CommSec report shows construction work in Victoria was 25.3 per cent above its decade […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Infrastructure Boom Puts Local Jobs First

The Andrews Labor Government’s multibillion dollar pipeline of infrastructure projects is putting local workers and businesses first. The Local Jobs First – Victorian Industry Participation Policy (VIPP) Annual Report 2016-17 shows local content requirements were set for 31 public projects worth more than $19 billion during that financial year. The policy ensures Victorian contractors, workers […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

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 […]

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