News and articles

News of major activities and announcements from across the department, plus articles featuring the people, projects and programs driving economic growth and prosperity across Victoria.

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News
23 February 2024

Make a difference to Victoria’s training and skills system

The Victorian Government invites applications for part-time positions on TAFE Boards.

Article
20 February 2024
Rebecca Hope

The ability to embrace disability

Rebecca Hope, Victorian Trainee of the Year 2023, shares how having a disability is a strength.

Article
15 February 2024
Lisa Gorman creating her artwork

Australian art and fashion icons unite for new exhibition

Lisa Gorman + Mirka Mora: To breathe with the rhythm of the heart, at Warrnambool Art Gallery, brings two Australian fashion and art icons together.

Article
13 February 2024
Football oval with video play button in centre

New era beckons at Kardinia Park

Kardinia Park’s redevelopment keeps the stadium as Australia’s best regional sports and entertainment venue, delivering over 120 local building jobs.

Article
08 February 2024
Crowd looking through shelves of records and a yellow sign in the background that reads independent music exchange

Changing the Record: Bridget Small

The Eighty-Six music festival, held last year, was a celebration of the music scene of Melbourne’s northern suburbs, and a boost for local businesses.

Article
06 February 2024

Better off sheds

Building upgrades are helping the Tallygaroopna and Rosedale Men’s Sheds welcome more members and better support their local communities.

News
01 February 2024
Person wearing white lab coat and blue gloves looking into a microscope in a lab environment

Hudson Institute of Medical Research: RNAte

The RNAte platform has been developed by the Hudson Institute of Medical Research, based at the Monash Medical Precinct and is receiving funding from Invest Victoria and mRNA Victoria.

News
29 January 2024
Dog food in a bowl on a table with a dog happily hovering over it

More jobs and happy dogs as pet food producer expands its pawprint in Victoria

A nutritional pet food producer and supplier is expanding its national pawprint in Victoria, boosting the state’s leading food manufacturing sector and creating more than 100 local jobs.

News
24 January 2024
Five people standing in front of pull up banners and smiling to camera

Investing in a ground breaking peanut allergy therapy

A local biotechnology firm will bring peanut allergy sufferers around the world one step closer to an innovative new treatment that could save lives.

News
23 January 2024
Turkish Airlines plan flying through blue sky

Melbourne chosen for Turkish Airlines' first Australian flights

One of the world’s largest airlines has chosen Melbourne to launch its inaugural flights to Australia, bringing thousands of visitors to Victoria each year, increasing export capacity and creating hundreds of local jobs.

News
17 January 2024
Tractor in field

Food & Fibre Export Performance Report 2022-23

The release the Food and Fibre Export Performance Report 2022-23 shows Victoria is Australia’s largest food and fibre exporter by value – accounting for 24% of the national total.

News
14 December 2023
Two hands placing a label on a clear bag that reads 'these calf sleeves didn't go to landfill'.

Remaking medical equipment builds jobs, boosts environment

A New Zealand medical device remanufacturer will set up their Australian HQ in Victoria, creating dozens of local jobs.

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