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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New grants available to boost innovation and productivity
Victoria’s capacity to produce leading technological advancements and product innovation across key industry sectors is set to expand, thanks to a new Victorian Government research and development (R&D) fund.
More direct flights from China to boost tourism, trade and jobs
Increased flights to Melbourne from one of China’s largest airlines will bring more visitors, enable more exports and create more jobs.
New funding to boost Victorian-Israeli research and development projects
Victorian tech companies and entrepreneurs looking to develop their products for a global market are set to benefit from a new round of funding under a partnership with Israel.
Tourism spending in Victoria reaches record high
Visitor spend in Victoria has hit a record high of $35 billion annually, reaching the 2024 tourism target outlined in the Visitor Economy Recovery and Reform Plan more than a year ahead of schedule.
Victoria hosts the inaugural Quad Fellowship Summit
From 6 to 11 June 2023, Victoria hosted a diverse and dynamic group of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians from Australia, India, Japan and the United States for the inaugural Quad Fellowship Summit.
More events to boost Melbourne’s economy and jobs
A bumper line-up of events across Greater Melbourne will attract more visitors, boost employment, and support local businesses.
Major Projects Skills Guarantee supporting local workers
The next generation of skilled local workers are being given the opportunity to kick-start their careers and pick up crucial industry skills on high-value projects.
New Medtech Skills and Device Hub for Melbourne
Victoria’s status as a global leader in medical technology is set to grow with the establishment of an Australian-first hub for skills and device development.
Victoria’s clean economy workforce driving net-zero
The Victorian Government is supporting the state’s workforce as we move towards net zero by 2045, releasing a 10-year clean economy plan to create the training and skills opportunities for workers, businesses, and industry.
Finalists for the 2023 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards announced
Finalists for this year’s Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards feature some of Victoria’s most accomplished, innovative, and visionary manufacturing businesses and individuals.
Wycheproof wetlands precinct to boost nature based tourism
A new wetlands precinct in the Loddon-Mallee region is set to attract more visitors, delivering a major tourism boost and creating more local jobs.
Local innovators recognised at Victorian Startup Awards
Leading Victorian startups and entrepreneurs, including those transforming traditional industries like banking and legal wills, have been honoured at the Governor of Victoria Startup Awards.