Topic: Technology and innovation

Victoria Leading National Cyber Security Skills Push

Victoria is leading the push to implement a national training model to give Australians the skills they need to secure jobs as cyber security experts, filling critical shortages in the banking, telecommunications and defence industries. Thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government, Box Hill Institute has spearheaded the development of the Cyber Security National […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Digital Tech Jobs Boost For Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more innovative tech businesses establish themselves in Victoria, with Elenium Automation officially opening its global headquarters in Tullamarine. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Elenium’s new offices and celebrated an investment that will create 25 new jobs for Melbourne’s north. Elenium provides self-service and automation technologies […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Metropolitan Region

Hamilton Saleyard In The Fast Lane For Electronic ID

The Andrews Labor Government will provide $460,000 for Hamilton Regional Livestock Exchange to install new sheep electronic identification scanning technology to boost traceability and efficiency across the supply chain. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced the major grant today, which will be used to purchase and install new state-of-the-art laneway and draft readers as well […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture, Western Victoria Region

Research Of Generations Pave The Way To A Healthy Future

Up to 100,000 Victorian babies could be enlisted to provide clues to what factors influence the healthy development of children in one of the world’s largest longitudinal studies of children. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy was at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute to announce the ground-breaking Generation Victoria project or Gen V today. The Andrews […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health

Getting Things Done For Victoria’s Medtech Startups

Victorian medical technology startups will have access to unprecedented financial support with the Andrews Labor Government securing the national headquarters of the MedTech Actuator program. The program will offer innovative startups up to $2.7 million in funding over 15 months. This, combined with Commonwealth R&D tax incentives, means startups could access nearly $4 million to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Innovation and the Digital Economy

New Partnership To Harvest Smart Farm Data

A new partnership between Bosch Australia and Monash University will further support Victoria’s standing as Australia’s premier agriculture state and home of innovation. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford visited the new AgTech Launch Pad facility being established at Bosch Australia’s Clayton headquarters, with one hectare allocated to a smart farm for cutting edge research and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Getting It Done: 500 Local Jobs In New Geelong Tech Hub

Melbourne-born tech giant LiveTiles will establish its new global innovation centre and Asia-Pacific headquarters in Geelong, creating 500 jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis today to announce the award-winning company will base its regional operations in Victoria’s largest regional centre — turbo-charging Geelong’s tech sector and delivering a huge […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, Western Victoria Region

Cybergym To Give Local Security Systems A Workout

Israeli cyber security company CyberGym is the latest tech company to set up shop in Melbourne with its global headquarters and state-of-the-art cyber security training arena opening in Docklands today. Minister for Innovation and the Digital Economy Philip Dalidakis officially opened the centre, which will add 60 jobs to the more than 3,200 technology jobs […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Innovation and the Digital Economy

Melbourne Made Game Puts The Ashes At Your Fingertips

Melbourne’s sporting and digital games industries have teamed up to create a groundbreaking new game that will give people of all ages the chance to strap on the pads and play for the Ashes. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today joined Bushrangers star Glen Maxwell at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today to launch Melbourne-made […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries

New Tablets For Smarter Policing Across The State

The first of Victoria Police’s new mobile devices will hit the streets today as part of a state-wide roll-out of more than 10,000 devices across the state over the next five years. Minister for Police Lisa Neville joined Victoria Police members at North Melbourne train station to meet with police and see first-hand how transit […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police