Topic: Trade

D’Orsogna Brings Home Bacon For Jobs In Melbourne’s North

Family-owned smallgoods success story D’Orsogna is getting bigger, creating more than 100 new jobs in Melbourne’s north thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today officially opened D’Orsogna’s new $64 million processing and packaging plant at Merrifield. The company has grown from humble beginnings ­– a […]

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International Student Numbers Soar In Victoria

Victoria’s international education sector has set records for enrolments and economic impact, cementing the sector’s status as a multi-billion-dollar export earner. New figures show international students from 170 countries accounted for 281,000 enrolments last year, up 11.4 per cent, supporting almost 79,000 Victorian jobs and generating $11.8 billion in export revenue. Revenue for Victoria has […]

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Victoria Takes Pole Position For World Expo 2020

Victoria will showcase its capabilities to the world after it became the first state to sign up to the Australian Pavilion at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai. Set to run for six months from October 2020, the Expo is expected to attract 25 million visitors, the majority coming from countries in South Asia, Western […]

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Melbourne Nod For Nissan HQ And Electric Car Centre

Nissan Australia today announced that with support from the Andrews Labor Government, Mulgrave will be the new home for its national headquarters and an electric vehicle technical training centre, securing more than 450 local jobs. The investment decision demonstrates industry confidence in Melbourne’s economy and workforce, as well as Nissan’s long-term commitment to automotive parts […]

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Bringing The Best Of The Melbourne Cup To Shanghai

The Andrews Labor Government has brought the fashion, fun and excitement of the Melbourne Cup Carnival to China by showcasing some of the best Victorian spring racing fashion and millinery in Shanghai today. The prized Melbourne Cup was also on display in China, giving local racing fans a taste of Australia’s race that stops the […]

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Scoring Points In China For Victoria’s Sports Sector

Victorian NBL and AFL teams will be on show in China this week headlining a major trade mission led by the Andrews Labor Government to promote the state’s sporting capabilities. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula is leading the week-long mission, which is taking more than 20 delegates from 16 companies and organisations, […]

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Boosting Jobs And Growing The Economy For All Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is building the job-creating infrastructure Victoria needs and making sure all Victorians share in the benefits of our growing economy, as we continue to invest in key employment programs to keep momentum going. More than 455,000 jobs have been created since the Labor Government came to office, with one in every […]

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Student Innovators Bring New Ideas To Small Businesses

Victoria’s best and brightest university student innovators have teamed with industry experts and small businesses to solve the next generation of business challenges. The small teams of students and businesses and industry leaders collaborated to find new ways to grow, attract talent and cut costs for the last of five Innovation Games days held by […]

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Manufacturers On Show At Hall Of Fame Awards

Victorian  innovative, visionary and entrepreneurial businesses and individuals driving the manufacturing industry now and into the future have won big at last night’s Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula congratulated the winners and finalists for their work in continuing to take Victorian businesses to the next level. […]

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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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