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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02 August 2022
Grid of female faces who are recipients of the Alice Anderson Fund

Closing the gender investment gap

A Victorian Government-backed investment fund for women-led startups is celebrating one-year helping local entrepreneurs unlock millions in capital.

28 July 2022

More support for medtech manufacturers

Two local medtech manufacturers are investing and growing in Victoria, cementing the state’s reputation as a global leader in healthcare innovation while creating around 280 new high skilled jobs.

27 July 2022

New wave of technology brings water to farms in India

Victorian manufacturer Rubicon Water is leading the way with modernising irrigation systems in the Murray Darling Basin and improving farm productivity and sustainability in India as it expands its presence across the world.

27 July 2022

Congratulations to the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame awards winners!

Fourteen of Victoria’s top manufacturers were announced winners last night at a Gala Dinner for the 2022 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards.

26 July 2022

Women sporting leaders building the skills to thrive

Applications for the new Change Our Game Professional Development Scholarships Program are now open, giving Victorian women the chance to build specialist skills to thrive in leadership roles in the sport and recreation sector.

15 July 2022
Rendering of exterior of new building

Library precinct to open a new chapter for Yarrawonga

Libraries are no longer just about books. That’s a sentiment shared by many in Yarrawonga where library membership is very high.

11 July 2022

Living Local grants open for applications

Applications are now open for the Victorian Government’s $20 million Local Living Fund. Community organisations and councils can apply for grants of up to $200,000 for infrastructure projects, while smaller investments of up to $20,000 are available for minor upgrades and maintenance to facilities.

08 July 2022
A park

Chirnside’s new Urban Park is bringing the community together

There’s nothing like spending time with family and friends in an outdoor space.

07 July 2022

Qatar adds more flights to Melbourne

Tourism businesses and exporters are set to benefit from increased flights and hundreds of new jobs as Qatar Airways expands its services to Melbourne.

07 July 2022

Indo-Pacific conference showcases Victorian defence capabilities

Victorian defence companies were on show at Indo-Pacific 2022 in May, the largest defence industry event this year in Australia.

01 July 2022
A man cooking with a wok and flames

A Cultural Feast: the iconic Golden Dragon Museum’s new restaurant

Visitors to Bendigo’s Golden Dragon Museum will soon be welcomed by a fantastic new restaurant called Hawker at the Museum.

28 June 2022

Lambassador program kicks off for 2022

A group of nearly 30 international chefs travelled to Victoria in May for an immersive paddock-to-plate program to learn more about Victorian lamb.

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