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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11 January 2023
A VietJet plane

VietJet to arrive in Melbourne

Victorians will soon benefit from more international flights from Vietnam, with VietJet selecting Melbourne to commence its first flights to Australia.

30 December 2022
Penelope McKay, Acting Secretary

Announcing the new Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) will become the Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions (DJSIR) from 1 January 2023.

29 December 2022

Awards now open for rising stars of medical research

The Victorian Government is encouraging the state’s brightest health and medical researchers to apply for the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research.

22 December 2022
People holding their awards

Celebrating our world-leading scientists and innovators

Some of Victoria’s top scientists and innovators will be backed to further their award-winning research thanks to support from the Victorian Government.

01 December 2022
A photograph overlooking a vineyar with mountains in the distance and a blue sky with wispy clouds

A new immersive cellar door experience for Sanguine Estate

Sanguine Estate is set to bolster its epicurean experiences for visitors, thanks to support from the Victorian Government’s Regional Tourism Investment Fund.

31 October 2022

Cathay Pacific lands more flights in Melbourne

Cathay Pacific will increase its flights to Melbourne, bringing more visitors to the state, growing exports and creating more than 850 new jobs in aviation and tourism.

27 October 2022

Improving digital inclusion

The Victorian Government’s Digital Inclusion Statement has recently been launched, which identifies the barriers to digital inclusion in Victoria and explains what we are doing to overcome them.

19 October 2022

Support for flood-affected businesses and farmers

Primary producers and small businesses across Victoria affected by the devastating floods will be supported by grants to help kickstart their relief effort.

17 October 2022

New grant program to equip manufacturers with digital skills

A new grant program will help Victorian manufactures develop the digital capabilities they need to maintain their competitive advantage by providing free training to employees.

13 October 2022

The State of Play Attitudinal Survey is now open

The State of Play Attitudinal Survey is taking the pulse of the state on certain topics, to help shape the future of sport and active recreation in Victoria – and you’re invited to have your say.

10 October 2022

More kombucha on the way in Dandenong

Australia’s largest kombucha maker Remedy Drinks has opened a new facility, housing the company’s research and development, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations.

10 October 2022

Charging up more electric vehicles in Victoria

JET Charge, a local electric vehicle (EV) charging company is expanding its operations in the Fishermans Bend precinct and growing its charging network across the state.

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