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Responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Published: 10 July 2020

A State of Emergency has been declared in Victoria to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. What does this mean for your business?

Welcome to the new LaunchVic board members

Published: 08 July 2020

Four new board members including a new chair have been appointed to LaunchVic, bringing new skills and experience to Victoria’s startup agency.

New fund supporting regional accommodation providers

Published: 02 July 2020

The Victorian Government is supporting regional accommodation businesses affected by restrictions placed on some metropolitan suburbs with a fund to assist operators who will lose income due to cancelled bookings.

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New ministers and new areas for the department

Published: 02 July 2020

Last week new ministers joined the Victorian Government and other changes affecting the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) were announced.

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New authority and strategy for Latrobe Valley mine rehabilitation

Published: 26 June 2020

The rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley’s brown coal mines will be steered by experts and locals through the creation of a new authority and a strategy to guide rehabilitation planning and works over the coming decades.

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Digital Opportunities Roadshow online success

Published: 28 May 2020

Small Business Victoria, in partnership with the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry launched the Digital Opportunities Roadshow in Ararat in February this year.

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Mount Buffalo to become year-round tourism destination

Published: 20 May 2020

The Victorian Government is investing in the future of Mount Buffalo as a 12-months-a-year tourism destination through support for new “eco pod” accommodation.

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Working for Victoria helping the bushfire recovery

Published: 18 May 2020

Dozens of people left jobless by the coronavirus pandemic will be recruited to work in bushfire recovery efforts, helping Victorians affected by two very different types of emergencies.

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Building big to create jobs and drive our state’s recovery

Published: 18 May 2020

The Victorian Government has announced $2.7 billion to build the projects that matter to Victoria – and create the jobs that matter to Victorians.

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Working for Victoria’s cleaning blitz

Published: 15 May 2020

Hundreds of extra cleaners will hit local streets across regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne in a four-week blitz to help slow the spread of coronavirus and support jobs.

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