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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29 March 2022

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.

29 March 2022

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.

25 March 2022

More A380s return to boost international flights

The Victorian Government is supporting Emirates to help fast-track the return of international flights and tourists back to Melbourne.

22 March 2022

New travel vouchers set to bolster Victorian tourism

The popular Victorian Travel Voucher Scheme returns tomorrow, with 140,000 vouchers up for grabs.

16 March 2022

Australian-first sick pay guarantee for casual workers

Victorians who work in casual or other insecure jobs will no longer be forced to choose between a day’s pay and looking after their health thanks to the Victorian Sick Pay Guarantee.

15 March 2022

Victorian and Senior Travel Vouchers

Victorians have the chance to snap up one of 150,000 travel vouchers, with the popular scheme returning as part of a $200 million business stimulus package to support local economies and jobs.

09 March 2022

New funding to support Victoria’s medtech manufacturers

A new Victorian Government grant program will help grow medical technology (medtech) production in Victoria, creating new high-skill jobs and cementing the state’s reputation as a global leader in healthcare innovation.

05 March 2022

Blood donors sought for new COVID-19 research biobank

Calling out for Victorians willing to roll up their sleeves and donate blood for a research initiative into COVID-19.

02 March 2022
People singing on stage

Gippsland’s new home for performing arts

The Gippsland Performing Arts Centre and surrounding creative precinct will electrify the region’s arts scene and provide world-class training opportunities.

01 March 2022

Turning Marvel Stadium into one of world’s best sports and entertainment destinations

The Victorian Government is funding a $225 million upgrade of Marvel Stadium in Melbourne’s Docklands, creating a one-of-a-kind venue that will continue to attract some of the biggest and best events.

28 February 2022
North Melbourne Football Club precinct

North Melbourne scores big with Arden Street Redevelopment

Arden Street Redevelopment is an enhancement for North Melbourne Football Club, adding advanced facilities that will help grow women’s football.

24 February 2022

Victorian startup sector awarded for innovation success

Victoria’s brightest minds have been honoured at the inaugural 2021 Governor of Victoria Startup Awards.

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