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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Four Pillars gin distillery gets an upgrade
One of Victoria’s most successful craft spirit companies has expanded its Healesville distillery to welcome more visitors and increase production of its award-winning gins.
Sparkling future for Prosecco Road
Located in Victoria’s High Country, King Valley is set to become one of Australia’s leading wine destinations.
The Victorian Budget 2022-23
The Victorian Budget 2022-23 builds on significant investment in recent years to support our focus on Victoria’s economic recovery and growth – providing further opportunities to create more jobs for more people, to build thriving places and regions and to support inclusive communities.
A place for all to play in Noble Park
When Nicky Panagiotou watched another mother play with her daughter who has a disability at the Ross Reserve All Abilities Playground in Noble Park, the moment took her back many years.
Leading lights of health and medical research honoured
The Victorian Government recognised Victoria’s rising medical researchers at the Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research at a ceremony on Monday 4 April 2022.
Industry to help drive a new vision for Victorian tourism
Tourism operators from across Victoria are being invited to have their say on the future direction of the industry, ensuring it continues to grow and creates more local jobs.
Fintech to set up Australian HQ in Melbourne
Leading global payment solutions provider Worldline has chosen Melbourne as the location for its Australian headquarters and innovation centre, supporting hundreds of highly skilled jobs in the financial technology sector.
Victorian biobank now globally recognised
Victoria is now home to a state-of-the art and globally accredited biobank featuring blood samples, plasma, saliva, tumour tissues, breast milk and mouth swabs, as the Victorian Government continues its investment in medical research.
AgriBio expansion boosts AgTech and innovation
A multi-million dollar expansion at AgriBio, Australia’s premier bioscience facility in Bundoora, has just been completed — boosting biosecurity research and offering a new innovation hub for AgTech startups.
Dinner and a show – statewide dining and entertainment rebate program goes live
The $60 million Victorian Dining and Entertainment Program went live on Tuesday 29 March, offering consumers 25 per cent back on dining and entertainment purchases.
New US route brings more tourists and jobs to Victoria
A new route and expanded services to the United States (US) will bring more visitors to Victoria, boost trade with the world’s largest economy and create local jobs.