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
11 May 2022

Nominations open for Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards

Home grown manufacturers are encouraged to nominate for the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards, marking the 20th anniversary of the prestigious awards.

News
09 May 2022

Horsham leading plant-based protein innovation

The Grains Innovation Precinct at Horsham SmartFarm will receive $12 million from the Victorian Budget 2022/23 to fund a state-of-the-art glasshouse and incubation hub – supporting grain crop industries to diversify into the plant-based protein market.

News
06 May 2022

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.

News
06 May 2022
Two men walking through a winery

Sparkling future for Prosecco Road

Located in Victoria’s High Country, King Valley is set to become one of Australia’s leading wine destinations.

News
03 May 2022

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.

News
02 May 2022

United Airlines’ return brings more tourists and jobs

United Airlines will restart its direct services to Melbourne from San Francisco, beginning with three flights a week from June 2022.

News
19 April 2022

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.

News
08 April 2022

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.

News
05 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.

News
05 April 2022

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.

News
04 April 2022

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.

News
01 April 2022

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.

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