Topic: Jobs

The Search Is On For Victoria’s Best Exporters

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEA), recognising Victoria’s most forward-thinking exporters. Now in their fortieth year, the GOVEAs are open to all Victorian exporting businesses regardless of size or location. Businesses will be judged on strategic export growth instead of purely on international sales value. In 2018, the […]

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Global Analytics Company Sisense Setting Up In Melbourne

Global data analytics company Sisense today announced it will set up an Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) headquarters in Melbourne to grow its client base, creating new local jobs. Parliamentary Secretary for Jobs Jane Garrett officially opened Sisense’s Collins St office today, with the company’s investment demonstrating that Melbourne is continuing to gain momentum as […]

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Victorian Economy Tops The National Rankings

Victoria has the nation’s strongest jobs market, economic growth, retail trade and construction work done, according to the latest CommSec State of the States report. Released today, the report shows Victoria’s economic activity was 26.9 per cent above its decade-average output – the best result in the nation – and 1.5 percentage points ahead of […]

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Victoria Helps Develop Vietnam’s Tech Workforce

Victoria’s expertise in technology and skills is helping foster a unique relationship in Vietnam, with Melbourne based Swinburne University partnering with FPT University, a leading private university in Vietnam. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula attended the launch in Hanoi and commended both institutions for their commitment in developing a highly skilled workforce […]

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Vic Regional Unemployment Rate Lowest Of The States

Regional Victoria is benefiting from thousands of new jobs, with the state’s regional unemployment rate the lowest recorded in the nation. Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today shows Victoria’s regional unemployment rate is just 4.6 per cent – well below the national average of 5.4 per cent. Victoria’s regional areas also had the strongest […]

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Tasting Victoria’s Best In Vietnam

Vietnam’s tourism leaders will get a taste of Victoria’s best produce this week with 22 local companies participating in the Food and Hotel Vietnam trade show, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula is leading the first ever Victorian delegation to the trade show in Ho […]

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Serving Up Four’N Twenty Pies In Japan

Iconic Victorian Four’N Twenty meat pies will soon be on supermarket shelves in Japan thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Gippsland producer Patties Foods launched its iconic brand of meat pies in Japan today with a Four’N Twenty Day celebration at the World Beer Museum in Tokyo. The Labor Government has played an […]

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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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