Topic: industry

Helping Latrobe Valley Manufacturers Grow

The Andrews Labor Government is helping manufacturers in the Latrobe Valley grow, innovate and create jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Safetech in Moe to announce the new Latrobe Valley Manufacturing Cluster – part of a $5 million state-wide initiative to create jobs and help regional manufacturers grow. The initiative will […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Driving Jobs In The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is creating hundreds of new jobs and securing tens of millions of dollars in investment to grow the Latrobe Valley’s economy. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Serco in Newborough to announce funding from the Latrobe Valley Economic Facilitation Fund to set up a regional contact centre for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Standing Up For Victoria’s Temporary Visa Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is protecting hundreds of temporary visa workers across regional Victoria from exploitation. Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins today announced funding of more than $580,000 to deliver a program that will protect the wages and conditions of temporary visa workers across the state. In partnership with Victorian Legal Aid, the Labor […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations

Boosting Regional Manufacturing In Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Shepparton manufacturers grow, innovate and create jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Rubicon Water to announce the Shepparton Manufacturing Cluster – part of a $5 million state-wide scheme to boost the capability of regional manufacturers. The initiative will give local manufacturers access to programs that […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Statement On Telstra

This is no doubt a tough and uncertain time for Telstra staff and their families. This morning I spoke with a Telstra group executive and was briefed on the company’s plans and the process for dealing with affected workers. I outlined the support the Victorian Government can provide to Victorian-based workers following the company’s decision […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Delivering For Victoria’s Vulnerable Workers

The Andrews Labor Government’s labour hire licensing scheme, which protects some of Victoria’s most vulnerable workers and cracks down on shonky operators, is now law. The Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017 passed the Victorian Legislative Council this evening, protecting labour hire workers from being underpaid and exploited by labour hire businesses and hosts. The scheme is […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations

Nobody Denim Tailoring Jobs For Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is creating jobs and boosting the economy through its $90 million Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll toured the Nobody Denim factory in Fitzroy and met with two Jobs Victoria participants working as jean grinders at the renowned clothing manufacturer. Christopher and Hay Ta Gey are refugees […]

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Victoria Ideal Home For New Space Agency

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to make Victoria the home of the new Australian Space Agency – to grow Victoria’s thriving space industry, create jobs and boost the state’s economy. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today joined Victorian Lead Scientist Dr Amanda Caples and Associate Professor Alan Duffy at […]

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