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A luxury boat on the Murray River

Making the Murray River accessible for more Victorians

Published: 02 February 2023

Even more Victorians will be able to experience the very best of the Murray River, thanks to a $500,000 investment from the Victorian Government’s Regional Tourism Investment Fund.

Event success comes to Melbourne’s suburbs

Published: 01 February 2023

The Victorian Government is backing more events across Melbourne’s suburbs, with a $3 million grant program to attract more visitors to local events, support more jobs and boost local businesses.

Join the free Digital Jobs business information session on 8 February

Published: 25 January 2023

Learn how your business can use the Victorian Government’s Digital Jobs program

A VietJet plane

VietJet to arrive in Melbourne

Published: 11 January 2023

Victorians will soon benefit from more international flights from Vietnam, with VietJet selecting Melbourne to commence its first flights to Australia.

Penelope McKay, Acting Secretary

Announcing the new Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

Published: 30 December 2022

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) will become the Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions (DJSIR) from 1 January 2023.

Awards now open for rising stars of medical research

Published: 29 December 2022

The Victorian Government is encouraging the state’s brightest health and medical researchers to apply for the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research.

People holding their awards

Celebrating our world-leading scientists and innovators

Published: 22 December 2022

Some of Victoria’s top scientists and innovators will be backed to further their award-winning research thanks to support from the Victorian Government.

Victorian Tourism Awards 2022

Published: 08 December 2022

Victoria's iconic tourism accommodation, attractions and experiences and staff have shone bright at the Victorian Tourism Awards, held at CENTREPIECE, Melbourne Park in December.

A photograph overlooking a vineyar with mountains in the distance and a blue sky with wispy clouds

A new immersive cellar door experience for Sanguine Estate

Published: 01 December 2022

Sanguine Estate is set to bolster its epicurean experiences for visitors, thanks to support from the Victorian Government’s Regional Tourism Investment Fund.

Cathay Pacific lands more flights in Melbourne

Published: 31 October 2022

Cathay Pacific will increase its flights to Melbourne, bringing more visitors to the state, growing exports and creating more than 850 new jobs in aviation and tourism.

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