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Victorian biobank now globally recognised
Victoria is now home to a state-of-the art and globally accredited biobank featuring blood samples, plasma, saliva, tumour tissues, breast milk and mouth swabs, as the Victorian Government continues its investment in medical research.
AgriBio expansion boosts AgTech and innovation
A multi-million dollar expansion at AgriBio, Australia’s premier bioscience facility in Bundoora, has just been completed — boosting biosecurity research and offering a new innovation hub for AgTech startups.
Dinner and a show – statewide dining and entertainment rebate program goes live
The $60 million Victorian Dining and Entertainment Program went live on Tuesday 29 March, offering consumers 25 per cent back on dining and entertainment purchases.
Improved connectivity in 54 locations across Victoria
Thousands of households and businesses will have access to improved connectivity as upgrades to fibre broadband get underway across the state.
New US route brings more tourists and jobs to Victoria
A new route and expanded services to the United States (US) will bring more visitors to Victoria, boost trade with the world’s largest economy and create local jobs.
More A380s return to boost international flights
The Victorian Government is supporting Emirates to help fast-track the return of international flights and tourists back to Melbourne.
New travel vouchers set to bolster Victorian tourism
The popular Victorian Travel Voucher Scheme returns tomorrow, with 140,000 vouchers up for grabs.
Australian-first sick pay guarantee for casual workers
Victorians who work in casual or other insecure jobs will no longer be forced to choose between a day’s pay and looking after their health thanks to the Victorian Sick Pay Guarantee.
Victorian and Senior Travel Vouchers
Victorians have the chance to snap up one of 150,000 travel vouchers, with the popular scheme returning as part of a $200 million business stimulus package to support local economies and jobs.
New funding to support Victoria’s medtech manufacturers
A new Victorian Government grant program will help grow medical technology (medtech) production in Victoria, creating new high-skill jobs and cementing the state’s reputation as a global leader in healthcare innovation.