Topic: Jobs

More Lives Changed Thanks To Jobs Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more long-term jobseekers into meaningful work through the flagship Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Essendon Danny Pearson today visited JC’s American Bar and Grill in Moonee Ponds to celebrate the placement of 430 Victorians into jobs in Melbourne’s north. JC’s American […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Manufacturing On The Road To Success In Dandenong

The Andrews Labor Government is getting behind local manufacturing in Dandenong as more and more companies export their products to the world. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams today met workers at bus manufacturer Volgren. The Dandenong-based company is Australia’s leading bus manufacturer and has recently secured an […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Opportunity For South Gippsland And Bass Coast Builders

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in a number of vital infrastructure projects in regional Victoria and is encouraging local builders to register with the Construction Supplier Register. The Construction Supplier Register is a prequalification scheme for building contractors and consultants interested in working with Victorian Government departments and agencies. The scheme gives suppliers access […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Finance

Mantra Sets Up A Jobs Boom For Melbourne’s North

A multimillion dollar hotel development in Melbourne’s north will create hundreds of local jobs as the Andrews Labor Government gets behind communities affected by the closure of car manufacturing. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism and Major Events Danielle Green today helped turn the first sod on the new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Victorian Manufacturing Continues To Soar

The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed new industry figures showing Victorian manufacturing continues to thrive. The Australian Industry Group’s monthly Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) for Victoria rose 2.9 points to 57.6 points in October. Victoria’s PMI has experienced solid expansion over the last nine months and the states local manufacturing sector remains one of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Nationals Silent As Liberals Plan Cuts To Regional Services

Matthew Guy and the Liberals have let the cat out of the bag today by confirming they will undertake a ‘Commission of Audit’ if they win the next election, which would once again see funding ripped out of Victoria’s schools, hospitals, transport and other services. A recent media report states: “If Matthew Guy wins the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Liberals Secret Plan To Cut Vital Services

Matthew Guy and the Liberals have let the cat out of the bag today by confirming they will undertake a ‘Commission of Audit’ if they win the next election, which would once again see funding ripped out of Victoria’s schools, hospitals, transport and other services. A recent media report states: “If Matthew Guy wins the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Major Projects, Minister for Public Transport

Melbourne Showcased In Huge New Tourism Push

The Andrews Labor Government will launch a major new tourism campaign to attract more interstate visitors – to boost jobs, strengthen the economy and showcase what Victoria does best. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Visit Victoria CEO Peter Bingeman at the National Gallery of Victoria today to officially launch A Twist […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events

Another Boost To Jobs And Investment In The Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is backing more Latrobe Valley businesses to create new jobs and drive economic growth. In his first visit to the region, Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced grants for two local Morwell businesses under the Latrobe Valley Economic Facilitation Fund. Onsite Machining and Pipeline Services and Dynamic Industries […]

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Threading New Opportunities For Auto Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more former automotive workers transition into new jobs following the closure of local car manufacturing. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Shiny Embroidery in Fairfield and met nine former Ford workers who have been employed in new roles. Shiny Embroidery is Australia’s largest embroiderer and screen […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment