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The new Brain Cancer Centre opens in Melbourne

Published: 26 October 2021

The Brain Cancer Centre is leading the nation’s fight against brain cancer and bringing fresh hope to brain cancer patients and their families.

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Jobs boost for Victoria's aviation industry

Published: 25 October 2021

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.

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Supporting Melbourne north’s thriving food hub to grow into the future

Published: 19 October 2021

Melbourne’s north is fast becoming a world-class food and agricultural hub.

Pioneering Children‘s Research Project arrives in Ballarat

Published: 12 October 2021

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.

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Digital innovation for defence businesses

Published: 04 October 2021

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

Published: 30 September 2021

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.

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A new COVID immunity test being developed in Victoria

Published: 20 September 2021

A new finger prick test that can quickly assess a person’s immunity to COVID-19 and whether they need a coronavirus booster shot is being developed with funding support from the Victorian Government.

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Victoria’s AgTech entrepreneurs program now open

Published: 10 September 2021

The Victorian Government is backing innovators across the state to support the development and adoption of new technology that can help improve farm productivity and grow our agriculture industries.

Boosting agricultural innovation with mobile coverage

Published: 31 August 2021

Farmers and residents in one of Victoria’s most productive horticultural regions will soon have better mobile coverage, allowing them to use new technology to improve their efficiency.

Mallacoota to get better mobile coverage

Published: 30 August 2021

Mallacoota residents and visitors will have better mobile and internet connections, with new mobile infrastructure to be built to help the region recover from the devastating 2019-20 bushfires.

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