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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23 February 2022

Fund manager named to back Victorian startups

A new fund manager has been named to run the Victorian Startup Capital Fund (VSCF).

23 February 2022

New defence centre to bring hundreds of jobs to Greater Geelong

Avalon will soon be home to a major defence manufacturing facility, bringing more than 300 new jobs to the Geelong region.

17 February 2022

Creating a world-class innovation precinct in the heart of Melbourne

On the doorstep of Melbourne’s CBD, a new innovation precinct will put Fishermans Bend and Victoria at the forefront of global advanced manufacturing, engineering and design innovation.

16 February 2022

White Night to shine bright in Shepparton in 2022

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to flock to Shepparton later in the year, when White Night lights up the city for the first time.

10 February 2022
Photograph of Angela Galeano, an elderly woman sitting in her wheelchair

Accessibility overhaul lifts Flemington Library lover's experience

For Angela Galeano, her public library is about so much more than books.

03 February 2022
Moana Weir, Local Jobs First Commissioner

New Local Jobs First Commissioner

Moana Weir has been appointed as Victoria’s new Local Jobs First Commissioner, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role.

02 February 2022

First RAT manufacturing facility set to open in Victoria

The Victorian Government is supporting local manufacturing of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) in Victoria, that will deliver millions of tests for Victorians.

01 February 2022

World-leading centre of excellence for Victoria

The Victorian Government is partnering in the establishment of a world-leading international Artificial Intelligence (AI) Centre of Excellence, providing more job opportunities in Victoria’s thriving innovation sector.

26 January 2022
Female netballer shooting hoops

Spotlighting the ties that bind at Northern Reserve

They say the bonds of friendship and community forged within sports teams can last a lifetime. Newborough Football Netball Club in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley is living proof of this.

25 January 2022

Jobs Victoria helping to keep shelves stocked

The Victorian Government is helping to keep supermarket shelves stocked by linking thousands of jobseekers with food suppliers to reduce critical workforce shortages.

25 January 2022

Newborn screening for rare genetic disorders offers hope

There’s hope for Victorian families with Victorian Government backed research into a new screening test for three rare genetic disorders in babies, leading to earlier diagnosis and better treatment.

05 January 2022
Budj Bim

Budj Bim Cultural Landscape: Growing tourism at the world heritage site in our own backyard

Budj Bim is a world-class cultural and historical site in the heart of regional Victoria and soon-to-be-completed tourism infrastructure upgrades will create an iconic regional tourism attraction.

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