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Melbourne’s laneways renewal project starts

Published: 27 November 2020

Work has begun on the project to revitalise Melbourne’s laneways as the Central Business District (CBD) prepares to welcome back more workers, shoppers and tourists over summer.

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Victoria‘s best in Science and Innovation shine

Published: 25 November 2020

Recipients for the 2020 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and Victoria Fellowships have been announced.

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The 2020-21 Victorian State Budget

Published: 24 November 2020

The 2020-21 Victorian State Budget has been handed down in parliament by the Treasurer, Tim Pallas MP.

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Victorian Tourism Recovery Package to encourage more to Visit Victoria

Published: 18 November 2020

The $465 million Victorian Tourism Recovery Package to help the sector bounce back after a year of bushfires and necessary health restrictions to protect Victoria from coronavirus was announced today.

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A new vaccine facility for Melbourne

Published: 16 November 2020

The Victorian Government has helped secure the construction of a major new biotech manufacturing facility in Melbourne, to help protect against future influenza pandemic threats and safeguard hundreds of jobs.

New Australian Institute for Infectious Disease for Parkville biomedical precinct

Published: 13 November 2020

The Victorian Government will establish an Australian Institute for Infectious Disease in the heart of Melbourne’s renowned Parkville biomedical precinct to lead the fight against future pandemics.

Melbourne set to become Australia’s new education-technology capital

Published: 11 November 2020

Announced earlier this week, from 2021, Melbourne will host the EduTECH International Congress and Expo, the largest education technology exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere, held in Sydney for the last nine years.

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A golden opportunity: Melbourne Cup taps Victorian gold

Published: 30 October 2020

For the first time in the event’s 160-year history, the thriving Fosterville Gold Mine in the state’s north has produced the 2020 Lexus Melbourne Cup, marking the first time the gold for the Cup has come from Victoria.

Victorian Forestry Plan plantations and timber innovation underway

Published: 14 October 2020

The plan will support the forest industry’s transition out of native timber harvesting to a plantation-based supply by 2030.

Grants help Yackandandah distillery

Published: 14 October 2020

A family-owned and operated distillery in the North East will be able to open their doors to more visitors thanks to support from the Victorian Government.

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