Topic: Jobs

Ballarat West Employment Zone Powers Ahead

The Ballarat West Employment Zone (BWEZ) is going from strength-to-strength, with the Treasurer Tim Pallas today announcing four new tenants who will cumulatively bring 160 new jobs to the precinct. BWEZ is a $30 million joint initiative between the Andrews Labor Government and the City of Ballarat to support the region’s economic growth over the […]

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Victoria Gives Jobseekers A Boost To Find Employment

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure that even more Victorian jobseekers can access the support they need to find and keep a job. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Sunshine Hospital to announce $10 million for 22 Jobs Victoria partners – which will allow them to help more than a thousand […]

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More Public Sector Jobs For People With Disability

More Victorians living with disability will be supported to create a meaningful career in the public sector, as part of the state’s first disability employment action plan launched today. Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley said the Getting to work action plan was the Victorian Public Sector’s blueprint for creating safe, inclusive and […]

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Morwell Locals Helping To Power New Trains

Workers in the Latrobe Valley are helping to power the Andrews Labor Government’s bigger and longer trains. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Times Electric Australia in Morwell, which is making the traction system for Melbourne’s 65 new High Capacity Metro Trains (HCMT). The Morwell facility is creating new employment opportunities for […]

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A Hundred Strategic Projects That Put Local Jobs First

The Andrews Labor Government’s multi-billion-dollar program of major infrastructure projects is creating thousands of local jobs and apprenticeships across the state by ensuring Victorians get their fair share of work. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited the Wonthaggi Hospital to announce the $115 million expansion is the 100th Local Jobs First Strategic […]

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Export Growth Delivering For Victorians

Victoria’s exports have hit record levels and are still growing as the Andrews Labor Government helps more Victorian companies break into global markets and create local jobs. Exports from Victoria grew 6.45 per cent to reach a record $51.6 billion in 2017-18. Victoria’s services export performance has been particularly strong. Valued at $22.5 billion in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

New Skills And Jobs For 100 Building Industry Jobseekers

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure the construction industry has the skilled workforce to build the infrastructure Victorian’s need. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited the Master Builders Association of Victoria’s Building Leadership Simulation Centre (BLSC) to announce $500,000 for the new program. The Master Builders Youth Employment Program is a […]

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Boosting Digital Technology In Manufacturing

The Andrews Labor Government is backing Victorian businesses so they can harness the benefits of digitally enhanced manufacturing – creating jobs and boosting the economy. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Swinburne University’s Factory of the Future to announce $2 million from the Labor Government for a new Advanced Manufacturing Industry 4.0 […]

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Victoria’s Triple-A Revised Up By Standard And Poors

The Andrews Labor Government’s strong financial management has been recognised yet again, with Victoria’s triple-A rating revised up to a stable outlook by international credit agency, Standard and Poors. The Standard and Poors report released today, said the rating was underpinned by an expectation that Victoria would “maintain its strong fiscal position and comprehensive liquidity […]

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Boosting Jobs And Investment In The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a significant expansion of a leading Latrobe Valley company that will create new jobs and boost the local economy. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Greenham’s Moe facility to announce funding from the Labor Government’s Regional Jobs Fund that will allow the company to undertake a […]

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