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Youth encouraged to apply for public service roles

Published: 09 October 2020

The Victorian Government’s Working for Victoria Youth Employment Program (YEP) will create jobs for young Victorians across government departments and agencies, including the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions.

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New national horse traceability system

Published: 06 October 2020

The Victorian Government is co-leading the development of a national horse traceability register, which will improve biosecurity and tracking measures for all horses across Australia.

Funding for Victorian agribusinesses

Published: 28 September 2020

More than 100 food businesses, farmers and suppliers across Victoria are keeping workers safe and supply chains going thanks to support from the Victorian Government.

A makeover for Melbourne’s laneways

Published: 22 September 2020

The Victorian Government is backing revitalisation works in Melbourne’s iconic laneways, creating scores of new jobs and ensuring the city will be at its best when crowds return to the heart of the capital.

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Medical research grant recipients announced

Published: 03 August 2020

The Victorian Government is backing cutting-edge medical research projects to better understand, prevent and treat coronavirus.

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Backing Victoria's next medical breakthroughs

Published: 03 August 2020

Medical breakthroughs utilising artificial intelligence, deep brain stimulation and genomics could be just around the corner.

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Agriculture jobs boost for regional Victoria

Published: 30 July 2020

Country Victorian communities will benefit from the creation of up to 60 full-time jobs over the next six months as part of the Agriculture Workforce Plan – supporting our farming community and keeping Victorians working.

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Views sought on safely reuniting lost pets with owners

Published: 29 July 2020

The Victorian Government is encouraging Victorians to have their say on reforms to allow vets and animal shelters to legally reunite lost pets with their owners.

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Farm safety officers to improve safety

Published: 24 July 2020

The Victorian Government announced today that the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) will receive a $3 million ‘Making our Farms Safer’ grant to employ two farm safety officers and deliver new resources.

Improving safety for Victorian farms

Published: 21 July 2020

A newly established Farm Safety Council is providing advice to the Victorian Government and agriculture sector on how to reduce injuries and deaths of people on farms in Victoria.

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