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New defence centre to create hundreds of jobs in Victoria

Published: 02 June 2021

A state-of-the-art defence centre is set to be established in Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend precinct, creating 280 new high-value jobs in Victoria’s defence industry.

Boosting skills and promoting jobs in the naval shipbuilding sector

Published: 24 May 2021

Victoria’s naval shipbuilding sector has been strengthened by an agreement signed between the Naval Shipbuilding College (NSC) and the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, on behalf of the Victorian Government.

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The 2021-22 Victorian State Budget

Published: 20 May 2021

The 2021-22 Victorian State Budget has been handed down in parliament by the Treasurer, Tim Pallas MP.

Moog Australia expands its defence operations in Victoria

Published: 17 May 2021

Moog Australia has officially opened its new defence facility in Melbourne that will boost advanced manufacturing in Victoria and create up to 70 highly skilled local jobs over the next five years, thanks to support from the Victorian Government.

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New deal secures Qantas jobs in Victoria

Published: 06 May 2021

A new agreement with the Qantas Group will create hundreds of new jobs for Victorians and secure hundreds more existing jobs in the aviation and related industries.

Victoria is taking strong ACTION on climate change

New climate change strategy for Victoria

Published: 03 May 2021

The Victorian Government has unveiled its Climate Change Strategy and interim targets, to keep Victoria on track to meet the target of net zero emissions by 2050.

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Manufacturing and Industry Development Fund open for applications

Published: 28 April 2021

Victorian businesses can now apply for targeted grant support to expand their operations and expand competitiveness through the Victorian Government’s $60 million Manufacturing and Industry Development Fund.

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Plan supports growth of Victorian tourism and jobs

Published: 22 April 2021

The Victorian Government has released a roadmap that will help revitalise and grow Victorian tourism after the impacts of bushfires and the global pandemic

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Purple hive of activity at Victorian ports to protect our bees

Published: 30 March 2021

Artificially intelligent beehives are being installed at Victoria’s ports to as protection from exotic pests and diseases, in an initiative backed by the Victorian Government.

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New Luxury Escapes headquarters arrives in Melbourne

Published: 29 March 2021

Victorian online travel leader Lux Group has officially opened its new global headquarters and a global travel hub in Southbank.

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