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Responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Published: 01 June 2020

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

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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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Funding for sport, tourism and cultural icons

Published: 13 May 2020

The Victorian Government is supporting Victorian sport, tourism and creative industries, with a $150 million Experience Economy Survival Package to support sporting clubs and competitions across the state

Providing roles for those who need them through Working for Victoria

Published: 09 April 2020

Almost 1300 people who were looking for a job due to the coronavirus crisis (COVID-19) have already been placed in roles through the Victorian Government’s $500 million Working for Victoria Fund.

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State of Emergency declared in Victoria over COVID-19

Published: 16 March 2020

Restrictions are now in place: Stay home. Protect our health system. Save lives.

New AFL game and Chinese festival announced for June

Published: 06 March 2020

The Victorian Government has secured the AFL Round 12 game between St Kilda and Port Adelaide which has been relocated from Shanghai to Melbourne and will harness the occasion to celebrate the local Chinese community.

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