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Cutting red tape for small construction businesses

Published: 05 June 2018

The Victorian Government has launched a Small Business Regulation Review into the state's construction and building sector, to cut red tape and improve the experience small businesses have with regulators.

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Victorian manufacturing takes centre stage

Published: 04 June 2018

The 2018 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame awards provided the perfect stage to celebrate the outstanding local businesses and individuals that make up the $28 billion industry.

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An updated Aboriginal inclusion action plan

Published: 25 May 2018

The department is proud to announce the launch of our Bullarto-buluk: Aboriginal Inclusion Action Plan 2018-2020 (AIAP).

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Grants to boost animal welfare across Victoria

Published: 24 May 2018

Non-profit animal welfare organisations across Victoria can now apply for grants of up to $50,000 to turn their great ideas into reality.

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New TAFE pathway for civil construction students

Published: 23 May 2018

The Victorian Government announced a partnership between Victoria University Polytechnic and the builders of the West Gate Tunnel Project, that will create opportunities for young people wanting to study Civil Construction.

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Long Service Leave legislation reform

Published: 21 May 2018

The Long Service Bill 2017 was passed by the Victorian Parliament on Tuesday 8 May 2018 and received Royal Assent on Tuesday 15 May. The Long Service Leave Act 2018 will commence on 1 November 2018.

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There are no flies on this emergency logistics officer!

Published: 21 May 2018

Emergencies come in all shapes and sizes, as one of our staff Nadine Edwards can now attest.

Congratulations to Victorian iAwards winners

Published: 18 May 2018

The iAwards program celebrates innovation in the digital economy and recognises the achievements of those at the forefront of Australian innovation, and the projects shaping our modern economy.

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Protecting Victoria’s favourite foods

Published: 15 May 2018

Can you imagine life without beer, bread or birthday cake? Thanks to people like Jim Moran, you don’t have to.

Creating jobs with Social Procurement

Published: 09 May 2018

The Victorian Social Procurement Framework was launched last month as a practical initiative to support social and sustainable outcomes through Government procurement of goods and services.

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