Topic: Jobs

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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Fintech Australia Moves HQ To Melbourne

Victoria’s fast-growing fintech sector has received a major boost with the announcement that the industry peak body, Fintech Australia, will relocate its headquarters from Sydney to Melbourne. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today welcomed the move, which will cement Melbourne’s reputation as the home for Australia’s digital technology sector. The move will […]

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Jobs, Infrastructure And Investment Driving Victoria

Jobs growth and record infrastructure investment have solidified Victoria’s position as the nation’s strongest economy. The state’s 2018-19 mid-year financial report shows our economy is well-equipped to meet any future challenges – including a softening property market – and that our record infrastructure investment continues to create jobs for tens of thousands of Victorians. Growth […]

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Bringing Jobs And German Ingenuity To Supermarket Shopping

The Andrews Labor Government has helped bring one of the world’s largest retailers to Victoria, in a move that will create more than 1500 jobs and inject almost half a billion dollars into the state’s economy. German supermarket giant Kaufland today announced an initial $459 million investment to bring their stores to Victoria, with three […]

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Victoria’s Big Build Pipeline Boosting Construction

Victoria is leading the nation when it comes to building major infrastructure, with new data showing the value of construction work grew by more than 15 per cent in 2018 – the highest growth rate in Australia. Australian Bureau of Statistics data today confirmed the value of construction work done in Victoria has grown to […]

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Avalon Set To Put Victoria On The World Stage

The 2019 Australian International Airshow is ready for take-off, boosting local tourism and showcasing the best of Victoria’s defence and technology industries with support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today visited Avalon for a preview of what fans can expect at next week’s Airshow. The Airshow is […]

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Wind Turbines Bring Manufacturing Jobs To Geelong

Wind power is creating new manufacturing jobs in Geelong with wind turbine components set to be assembled at the former Ford Motor manufacturing site. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio visited the site today to announce that international company Vestas has partnered with local Victorian contractor Marand to build wind turbines for […]

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Hamer Scholarships Open The Door To Asia

The Andrews Labor Government is opening up new career and business opportunities for Victorians with the opening of the latest round of the Hamer Scholarships. Victorian professionals over the age of twenty-one are invited to apply for scholarships under the program which is designed to build language skills, business and cultural understanding and forge connections […]

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New Advocate For Victoria’s Defence Industry

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed renowned industry and government defence expert John O’Callaghan as a new Defence Industry Advocate to showcase Victoria’s defence capabilities across Australia and overseas. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula welcomed the appointment of Mr O’Callaghan who is taking the reins from Victoria’s first ever Defence Industry Advocate, […]

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Nominations Open For Manufacturing Hall Of Fame

Outstanding businesses and individuals in the manufacturing industry are encouraged to nominate for the Andrews Labor Government’s 2019 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula has opened nominations for the awards, which will highlight the importance and strength of the local industry and the bright future of manufacturing […]

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