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Pharmaceutical and medtech export growth soars

Published: 23 September 2019

Victoria's medtech and pharmaceutical sector is booming, with new data released today showing that long-term Victorian Government support has fuelled exceptional growth.

Jobs Victoria gives jobseekers new energy across Sunraysia

Published: 19 September 2019

The Victorian Government has supported long-term jobseekers into meaningful employment during the construction of a new solar farm in the state's North-West.

Victorian start-up takes out top spot at national iAwards

Published: 05 September 2019

A Victorian start-up specialising in better cancer treatment has won the prestigious Victorian Government Inspiration of the Year Award at the 26th National iAwards.

Spring in the air as racing carnival launches

Published: 03 September 2019

Some of racing's biggest names gathered last week to help launch this year's Spring Racing Carnival at South Melbourne venue, Half Acre.

Parkville precinct global credentials get a boost from biotech giant CSL move

Published: 27 August 2019

Global biotech giant CSL has announced it will relocate its headquarters to the heart of Parkville's biomedical precinct in 2024.

Fishermans Bend gets Victoria’s first digital twin

Published: 26 August 2019

Australia's biggest urban renewal project will have the hi-tech treatment with this innovative mixed reality visualisation to model real world design outcomes.

Launch of Victoria's first social enterprise network

Published: 22 August 2019

Social enterprises across the state will be more connected, through the launch of a new Victorian initiative.

New tribunal off and racing

Published: 21 August 2019

The Victorian Racing Tribunal (VRT) conducted its inaugural hearing earlier this week, signalling a new era in racing integrity in Victoria.

Shifting sands: new Gippsland quarry to help construction boom

Published: 21 August 2019

A new quarry on the Bass Coast will create 20 new jobs and produce enough sand each year to fill 80 Olympic swimming pools.

Calling for the best Victorian designs of the year

Published: 08 August 2019

The 2019 Victorian Premier's Design Awards are open for entries, with innovative projects from across the state's design and architectural community eligible for nomination

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