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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19 June 2023
Two tradespeople in hi vis orange jackets, construction hats and sunglasses smiling to camera

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.

16 June 2023

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.

14 June 2023
Worker in high vis vest and orange hard hard installing solar panels outside on a sunny day

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.

07 June 2023

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.

06 June 2023
A view of the Wycheproof Wetlands development site

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.

29 May 2023
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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.

25 May 2023

Report shows Victoria maintains the lead in sportstech race

The latest Sports Innovation Report by the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) shows that Victoria continues to claim the largest share of the country’s $4.25 billion sportstech sector.

18 May 2023

New master plan to strengthen Victoria’s visitor economy

Experience Victoria 2033 sets out the vision to grow Victoria’s tourism industry and create jobs over the next 10 years.

21 April 2023

Victoria’s biggest student survey is underway

The Student Satisfaction Survey is Victoria’s biggest student survey and an important chance for vocational education and training students to have their say on the quality and relevance of their training.

19 April 2023
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SummerTech LIVE program helps students become job ready and businesses boost digital skills

Thanks to a Victorian Government program, more than 170 technology students used their summer break to get hands-on experience while also helping Victorian businesses solve real-world tech challenges.

06 April 2023

ANDHealth CHICC Opening

Victoria can expect more innovative digital health and better care for patients thanks to a new innovation centre that will fast-track the solutions of our state’s top healthtech companies, right from the centre of Melbourne.

04 April 2023
LATAM airplane

Latin American direct flights return to Melbourne

LATAM Airlines will restart its direct services to Melbourne from Santiago, Chile after pausing them in March 2020 due to the pandemic.

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