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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14 December 2023
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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
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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.

31 October 2023
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Applications now open for the Made in Victoria – Manufacturing Growth Program

Local businesses will stay at the forefront of Australian advanced manufacturing with new grants to expand their operations, boost productivity, build capabilities and create jobs.

30 October 2023
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Victoria to benefit from more non-stop flights from China

One of the largest airlines in western China will soon fly daily to Melbourne, bringing thousands of tourists to Victoria each year, increasing export capacity and creating more than 700 tourism and aviation jobs.

25 October 2023
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Applications now open for the Made in Victoria – Energy Technologies Manufacturing Program

A new grant program will back local manufacturers to make the products and components we need in the transition towards net zero emissions.

24 October 2023
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Victorian Skills Plan boosting training for more Victorians

Victorians will have more training opportunities in high-demand industries, with a new report charting the state’s skills and training sector over the next 3 years.

17 October 2023

Landmark National Skills Agreement between Australian and Victorian Governments

The Victorian Government has signed a national agreement with the Australian Government that will unlock billions of dollars to build the skills and prosperity of Victoria.

03 October 2023
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The Victorian Manufacturing Showcase is coming in November

The Victorian Manufacturing Showcase 2023 will take place on Tuesday 21 November at the Moonee Valley Racing Club hosted by the Victorian Government, in partnership with NORTH Link.

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