Topic: Jobs

Creating Jobs And Boosting Manufacturing In Carrum

A manufacturer in Melbourne’s South East has boosted its operations and created new local jobs, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny today visited A Touch of Glass in Carrum Downs to check on the progress of the company’s expansion project. […]

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20,000 New Jobs Drives Unemployment To Seven-Year Low

Nation-leading jobs growth has driven Victoria’s unemployment rate down to 4.5 per cent – the lowest it’s been in more than seven years. More jobs were created in Victoria than anywhere else in the country, with new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showing 20,000 new jobs were created in Victoria in the past […]

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Local Jobs Boost For Yan Yean

The Andrews Labor Government is putting local jobs first with the $131 million Yan Yean Road Upgrade Project being delivered by local workers and businesses using local materials. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today met with workers involved in the construction of the upgrade works of Yan Yean Road. The project apply the […]

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New Retail Home In Melbourne Secures 1,500 Jobs

Melbourne’s position as the fashion and retail capital of Australia was reinforced today as Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) officially opened its new Australasian head office in Burnley, securing 1,500 jobs for Victoria. The purpose-built corporate campus houses the headquarters of iconic retailers David Jones and Country Road Group – including Country Road, Mimco, Trenery, Witchery […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

Boost For Bentleigh Defence Company

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a Bentleigh defence manufacturer so they can enter global supply chains, secure high value defence contracts and create Victorian jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited CableX to announce funding to position them for major defence opportunities like SEA 5000 and to export to defence contractors in […]

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Dressing More Victorian Jobseekers For Success

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure jobseekers in Melbourne’s south-east have the best chance of finding a job – with a vital interview preparation service to expand. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Dress for Success Mornington Peninsula at its new Frankston store to announce $108,000 to help them support more […]

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Energy Programs Deliver Jobs For The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government will help drive down energy prices for hundreds of Latrobe Valley businesses, as part of Australia’s largest installation of microgrids. Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio was in Morwell today to announce $3 million for the Latrobe Valley Microgrid Program, which will cut energy bills by up to 25 per cent for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change

More Jobs For Melbourne’s West

Packaging and logistics giant Visy is opening a new corrugated cardboard plant in Melbourne’s West with backing from the Andrews Labor Government – creating 85 new jobs and boosting production. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today toured the $99 million state-of-the-art facility in Truganina to meet workers and inspect progress of the build. […]

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World Class Taps: Made In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a local award-winning tapware manufacturer, so they can create jobs and boost productivity. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Somerton-based Sussex Taps to announce a $600,000 Local Industry Fund for Transition grant – which will go towards the company’s $4 million expansion. The upgrade will allow […]

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Big New Broadway Star Made In Victoria

Victorian manufacturing has reached new heights with locally-made King Kong – Broadway’s newest and biggest star – dazzling audiences in New York. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited Creature Technology to meet the team that designed and built the six-metre high, one-tonne star of King Kong and to announce a grant for the […]

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