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New-look Melbourne Park for Australian Open 2019

Published: 11 January 2019

With the Australian Open 2019 set to start on Monday 14 January, Melbourne Park is ready to host the biggest names in world tennis.

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2019 aerospace and defence airshow due for take-off in Victoria

Published: 09 January 2019

The spectacular 2019 Australian International Airshow is on next month. Involving a line up of the world’s best aircraft, the Airshow will demonstrate Victoria’s expertise in aerospace and defence.

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Introducing the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Published: 31 December 2018

We’re pleased to introduce the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR), dedicated to ensuring Victoria’s strong economic performance by growing industries and regions.

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Melbourne strengthens position as tech capital

Published: 18 December 2018

Melbourne will house the national headquarters of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) – Australia’s peak representative body for the tech sector.

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Machinery of government changes for DEDJTR

Published: 11 December 2018

The Victorian Government has announced machinery of government changes which will take effect from 1 January 2019.

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Victoria advancing standards for global biobanking

Published: 25 October 2018

The Victorian Government has secured the establishment of Australia’s first industry-standard biobanking facility, further cementing our state’s reputation as a globally competitive location for precision medicine and genomics and for the development of new drugs, therapeutics and diagnostics.

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Prestigious awards drive scientific innovation

Published: 24 October 2018

The prestigious Victoria Prizes for Science and Innovation, Victoria Fellowships, and veski Innovation Fellowship were announced last night at a ceremony hosted by veski.

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IMARC is back bigger and better in 2018

Published: 23 October 2018

Melbourne will be the centre of the global mining industry later this month when Australia’s biggest mining event, the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), is held between 29 October and 1 November.

New facility to boost Australian Bio-Med manufacturing

Published: 22 October 2018

End-to-end Australian biopharmaceutical production for small to medium enterprises will soon be possible, with the Victorian Government committing funding for a ground-breaking early-stage biologics manufacturing facility, to be built at CSIRO’s Clayton Biomedical Manufacturing Precinct.

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Celebrating Victorian manufacturing with “Made in Victoria”

Published: 22 October 2018

A new campaign, celebrating the Victorian manufacturing industry by showcasing the products made, designed, and created within Victoria, has been launched.

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