Topic: Trade

Victoria Lands Golden Route To San Francisco

Victorians will soon have direct flights between Melbourne and San Francisco, with Qantas to start four services each week from late next year. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Qantas International CEO Alison Webster at Melbourne Airport today to announce the new services, which will add close to 50,000 seats each way […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events

International Education Now Supporting 58,000 Jobs

Victoria’s world renowned international education sector is growing rapidly and now supports almost 58,000 jobs across Melbourne and throughout regional Victoria. The sector is vital to the state’s economy – it accounts for 43 per cent of Victoria’s services exports and generated a record $9.1 billion in export revenue in 2016/17, up from $7.8 billion […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

New Victorian Trade And Investment Office For Israel

The Andrews Labor Government has opened a new trade office in Tel Aviv, Israel – the 22nd Victorian Government Trade and Investment office – to drive new investment and exchange opportunities between Victoria and Israel. The new office – the only Australian state government trade and investment office in Israel – will see Victoria expand […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

New Biotech Facility To Save Lives And Boost Jobs

Leading global biotherapeutics company CSL Limited has unveiled its new world-class manufacturing facility in Melbourne’s north, which will create life-saving medicine and hundreds of jobs. Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis joined Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll at the opening of the $230 million Broadmeadows facility – which will create 200 new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

Victoria Getting It Done At Australian Export Awards

Victoria has made history at this year’s prestigious Australian Export Awards by being the first Australian state to have businesses win the award for Australian Exporter of the Year five years in a row. The top award went to family-owned and operated skincare company Ego Pharmaceuticals. The company manufactures more than 120 products and exports […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

New Projects Help International Students Soar

The Andrews Labor Government has announced 14 new projects worth $337,000 to help Victoria’s international students through its International Student Welfare Program (ISWP). The projects include cricket matches, legal education seminars and cultural celebrations designed to address everything from international student wellbeing and mental health to student safety and community engagement. The projects were announced […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment