Topic: Jobs

Packaging Up Jobs And Investment For Victoria

A global food packaging company has expanded its operations in Victoria, retained its local workforce and boosted its export capability as part of a multimillion dollar project supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Employment Vicki Ward joined Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny on a tour of the state-of-the-art dairy sack […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Employment

Taking Victoria’s Case For Space To Canberra

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up its campaign for Victoria to play a key role in the new Australian Space Agency, which would grow our already thriving space industry – creating jobs and boosting our economy. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll will today meet with Minister for Jobs and Innovation Michaelia Cash […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Funding Boost For Interpreters Helps Diverse Communities

Victorians from linguistically diverse backgrounds will have better access to interpreter services thanks to a significant funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott announced $21.8 million over four years and $8.4 million per year ongoing to improve the pay and working conditions of contractor and casually employed interpreters. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Multicultural Affairs

STEM Jobs In Discovery For Western Victoria

New geoscience research and data shows western Victoria may have deposits of copper, gold and other metals that could be the catalyst for a new wave of investment and jobs. Minister for Resources Tim Pallas visited Ararat College today for a show and tell about the science used to determine what valuable minerals may lie […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Resources

Connecting Gippsland Businesses To Major Projects

Gippsland businesses are being encouraged to bid for work on major government contracts being rolled out thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. More than 200 local business representatives attended the Industry Capability Network briefing in Morwell today to learn more about supplying their goods and services to major projects over the coming years. The briefing […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Putting Local Workers And Businesses First

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering for all Victorians with new laws to be introduced into State Parliament today that put local workers and businesses first. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll at Melbourne Park to announce the Victorian Local Jobs First Bill, which will mandate minimum local content on […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Victoria Continues To Lead The Nation In Jobs Growth

Victoria is leading the nation when it comes to job creation, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Since coming to office, the Labor government has created 347,400 jobs, with more than 211,000 of them full time. The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows more than 22,000 new jobs were created in May […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Helping Bendigo Students Get The Skills To Work

Students in Bendigo will soon be able to finish high school with an apprenticeship or traineeship, ready for work in high demand and high growth industries thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Bendigo Senior Secondary College to announce the Labor Government’s new Head Start Apprenticeships and Traineeships initiative […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

More Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Jobs

A global precision engineering company in Melbourne’s East will create 50 highly skilled jobs at its hi-tech facility thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited ANCA’s headquarters in Bayswater, which is also home to the company’s purpose-built Apprentice Training Centre. ANCA is a world leader […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Nobody Denim Tailoring Jobs For Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is creating jobs and boosting the economy through its $90 million Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll toured the Nobody Denim factory in Fitzroy and met with two Jobs Victoria participants working as jean grinders at the renowned clothing manufacturer. Christopher and Hay Ta Gey are refugees […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment, Ministers