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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06 February 2024
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Better off sheds

Building upgrades are helping the Tallygaroopna and Rosedale Men’s Sheds welcome more members and better support their local communities.

01 February 2024
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Hudson Institute of Medical Research: RNAte

The RNAte platform has been developed by the Hudson Institute of Medical Research, based at the Monash Medical Precinct and is receiving funding from Invest Victoria and mRNA Victoria.

29 January 2024
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More jobs and happy dogs as pet food producer expands its pawprint in Victoria

A nutritional pet food producer and supplier is expanding its national pawprint in Victoria, boosting the state’s leading food manufacturing sector and creating more than 100 local jobs.

24 January 2024
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Investing in a ground breaking peanut allergy therapy

A local biotechnology firm will bring peanut allergy sufferers around the world one step closer to an innovative new treatment that could save lives.

23 January 2024
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Melbourne chosen for Turkish Airlines' first Australian flights

One of the world’s largest airlines has chosen Melbourne to launch its inaugural flights to Australia, bringing thousands of visitors to Victoria each year, increasing export capacity and creating hundreds of local jobs.

17 January 2024
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Food & Fibre Export Performance Report 2022-23

The release the Food and Fibre Export Performance Report 2022-23 shows Victoria is Australia’s largest food and fibre exporter by value – accounting for 24% of the national total.

14 December 2023
Two hands placing a label on a clear bag that reads 'these calf sleeves didn't go to landfill'.

Remaking medical equipment builds jobs, boosts environment

A New Zealand medical device remanufacturer will set up their Australian HQ in Victoria, creating dozens of local jobs.

11 December 2023
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Investing in hospital care innovation for traumatic brain injuries

Breakthrough Victoria is investing $2 million in medtech company Cyban to support initial manufacturing of its ground-breaking device in Victoria.

28 November 2023
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Victorian manufacturing industry on show

Victoria’s most innovative advanced manufacturers converged in Moonee Ponds to showcase their latest products and services, cementing the state’s standing as the nation’s manufacturing capital.

22 November 2023
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Investing in job ready local talent for key industries

Victorians are set to receive more career opportunities and local businesses can get the skills they need through the $10 million Skills Solutions Partnerships Program.

15 November 2023
Construction of a train line

Have your say on the future of Local Jobs First

Businesses and workers will have an opportunity to help shape the future of the Local Jobs First policy – Australia’s longest-standing industry participation legislation.

31 October 2023
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Direct flights from Mumbai to Melbourne set to take off

Air India has established a new aviation route from Mumbai to Melbourne that will bring more visitors and students to the state, increase investment opportunities and create hundreds of local jobs.

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