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A bold new agenda to keep Victoria at the forefront of innovation
The Victorian Government recently launched a bold new plan to keep Victoria at the forefront of innovation, drive economic growth and create thousands of jobs for generations to come.
International flights take off as Victoria’s visitor economy soars back to life
National airline carrier Qantas is resuming international flights from Melbourne Airport this week, an exciting step as Victoria safely re-opens to the world.
Backing great ideas to drive regional tourism recovery
A major Victorian Government investment fund will back compelling tourism projects across the state that will drive the recovery of regional tourism and grow jobs.
Building international connections through research
Victoria continues to build on its global reputation for education and research excellence through fifteen international research projects on fields as diverse as sustainability, health, advanced manufacturing and digital technology.
The new Brain Cancer Centre opens in Melbourne
The Brain Cancer Centre is leading the nation’s fight against brain cancer and bringing fresh hope to brain cancer patients and their families.
Jobs boost for Victoria's aviation industry
Victoria’s aviation industry is set to welcome the arrival of new jobs in aircraft maintenance and engineering as the sector begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and travel takes off again.
Supporting Melbourne north’s thriving food hub to grow into the future
Melbourne’s north is fast becoming a world-class food and agricultural hub.
Pioneering Children‘s Research Project arrives in Ballarat
More families in Ballarat and around regional Victoria are joining Australia’s largest-ever child and parent research project, helping drive better health outcomes for the next generation of young Victorians.
Digital innovation for defence businesses
Small to medium sized businesses in Victoria’s defence industry will benefit from $1.36 million in support to modernise design and manufacturing processes.
New laboratory for local medical innovations
An investment from the Victorian Government has enabled the opening of a new facility that will the speed up the time it takes to develop and trial medical devices, allowing patients to benefit sooner.