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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28 February 2024
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Health Select Services transports regional communities to better health

Jeanette Cunningham from Health Select Services strives to make a difference to the health of regional and rural Victorians in a big way.

23 February 2024
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Make a difference to Victoria’s training and skills system

The Victorian Government invites applications for part-time positions on TAFE Boards.

20 February 2024
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The ability to embrace disability

Rebecca Hope, Victorian Trainee of the Year 2023, shares how having a disability is a strength.

15 February 2024
Lisa Gorman creating her artwork

Australian art and fashion icons unite for new exhibition

Lisa Gorman + Mirka Mora: To breathe with the rhythm of the heart, at Warrnambool Art Gallery, brings two Australian fashion and art icons together.

13 February 2024
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New era beckons at Kardinia Park

Kardinia Park’s redevelopment keeps the stadium as Australia’s best regional sports and entertainment venue, delivering over 120 local building jobs.

08 February 2024
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Changing the Record: Bridget Small

The Eighty-Six music festival, held last year, was a celebration of the music scene of Melbourne’s northern suburbs, and a boost for local businesses.

06 February 2024
Tally Shed President in a shed, behind a wooden chair

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
Dog food in a bowl on a table with a dog happily hovering over it

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
Turkish Airlines plan flying through blue sky

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.

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