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Responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)
A State of Emergency has been declared in Victoria to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. What does this mean for your business?
New fund supporting regional accommodation providers
The Victorian Government is supporting regional accommodation businesses affected by restrictions placed on some metropolitan suburbs with a fund to assist operators who will lose income due to cancelled bookings.
New ministers and new areas for the department
Last week new ministers joined the Victorian Government and other changes affecting the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) were announced.
New authority and strategy for Latrobe Valley mine rehabilitation
The rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley’s brown coal mines will be steered by experts and locals through the creation of a new authority and a strategy to guide rehabilitation planning and works over the coming decades.
Digital Opportunities Roadshow online success
Small Business Victoria, in partnership with the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry launched the Digital Opportunities Roadshow in Ararat in February this year.
Mount Buffalo to become year-round tourism destination
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.
Working for Victoria helping the bushfire recovery
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.
Building big to create jobs and drive our state’s recovery
The Victorian Government has announced $2.7 billion to build the projects that matter to Victoria – and create the jobs that matter to Victorians.
Working for Victoria’s cleaning blitz
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.
Funding for sport, tourism and cultural icons
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