Topic: Jobs

More Than 460,000 Jobs Created In Victoria Under Labor

Victoria’s jobs growth continues, with 10,000 jobs created in March alone, and the State’s unemployment rate dropping to 4.6 per cent. Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today shows more than 123,000 people found a job in Victoria in the year to March 2019 – the largest percentage increase of all the states. Importantly, the […]

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Global Medtech Manufacturer Expands In Melbourne

Victorians will soon have access to ground-breaking technology that will make blood tests less painful and more efficient thanks to a huge expansion of global medical technology company Trajan in Melbourne’s east. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today visited Trajan Scientific and Medical in Ringwood to confirm the expansion of the facility, […]

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Victorian Workforce Given Accessibility Boost

Workers living with a disability or experiencing other barriers to employment are being given a pathway to a new career through the Andrews Labor Government’s Boost Your Business Voucher program. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan visited Ability Works, one of more than 200 Victorian businesses to benefit from the program. Ability Works […]

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Unemployment In Regional Vic The Lowest In The Nation

Victoria’s regional unemployment is the lowest in the nation, with more and more people finding work outside Melbourne. New Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data shows, an extra 10,200 people found a job in regional Victoria in the three months to February, more than double the number of jobs created in regional NSW. Victoria’s regional […]

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Boosting Victorian Businesses And Creating New Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting businesses across the state to create jobs and new opportunities, with applications for the third round of Boost Your Business vouchers now open. Vouchers of up to $50,000 are available to eligible businesses across categories including Food Innovation, Advanced Manufacturing, Defence, Aerospace and Security, Social Enterprise Capability, Asia Gateway […]

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Victoria’s Construction Continues To Grow

Victoria’s construction sector continues to lead the nation, with engineering construction growing by 13.4 per cent in the past year – the highest annual growth rate of the mainland states and bucking the national trend. New Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows engineering construction in Victoria grew by $490 million over the year to December […]

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New Hotel On The Yarra To Create More Than 500 Local Jobs

The Northern bank of the Yarra is set to become a hub of entertainment, hospitality and employment with a new hotel development to create more than 500 local jobs. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today announced that major American hotel group SH Hotels & Resorts will operate the new 280 room hotel, […]

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Backing Carbon Revolution And Local Jobs In Geelong

The Andrews Labor Government has agreed to provide a loan of up to $20 million to support Geelong manufacturer Carbon Revolution, to help it continue to grow and create local jobs. Carbon Revolution produces high-tech carbon-fibre wheels for global customers including Ford and Ferrari. The company is currently scaling up to meet the increasing demand […]

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450,000 Jobs For Victorians Under An Andrews Labor Government

Victoria’s economy continues to perform strongly – recording the highest annual jobs growth of all the states – and creating nearly half a million jobs for Victorians since the Andrews Labor Government was first elected. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data released today shows more than 136,000 people found a job in Victoria in the […]

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Fixing Mobile Black Spots In Regional Communities

The Andrews Labor Government will partner with the Federal Government to build dozens of new mobile towers across regional Victoria – eliminating black spots, boosting coverage and improving safety for local communities. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula announced the Labor Government’s $5.8 million investment today, which will massively expand 4G coverage in […]

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