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Help shape the future of the Great Ocean Road

Published: 07 November 2019

In October 2018, the Victorian Government unveiled an action plan to protect the iconic Great Ocean Road coast and parks for generations to come.

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Victorian ties with Korea take off with new flights

Published: 04 November 2019

Major South Korean airline Asiana is launching direct flights between Melbourne and Seoul in a move that will strengthen ties with a key trading partner and attract more tourists and more investment.

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Australia’s top biotech conference opens today

Published: 30 October 2019

Australia’s premier bio technology conference kicks off today in Melbourne.

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National climate change and agriculture plan agreed

Published: 28 October 2019

Australian ministers met in Melbourne last week at the Agricultural Ministers’ Forum to endorse a Victorian-led program that will facilitate collaboration between state and commonwealth governments to meet the challenges of climate change and support the agriculture sector to adapt.

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New push to help more Victorians find work and keep it

Published: 28 October 2019

The Victorian Government is supporting a new entity, JobsBank, to help long-term and priority jobseekers secure stable and suitable employment.

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Showcase celebrates manufacturing excellence in Victoria

Published: 23 October 2019

More than 650 manufacturers, industry bodies and agencies came together in Wantirna South for the annual Victorian Manufacturing Showcase, celebrating Victoria’s current and emerging manufacturers.

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Country Cuppas – connecting rural women

Published: 22 October 2019

More than 600 women from across Victoria came together to attend regional Country Cuppas events to celebrate International Day of Rural Women on 15 October 2019.

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KIT van to boost youth mental health in Loddon Campaspe

Published: 14 October 2019

A new support service for the young people of the Loddon Campaspe region has been launched in the Macedon Ranges Shire.

Claire (left) was presented her award from Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, Federal Minister for Agriculture.

Victoria’s Claire Moore takes runner-up spot in national rural women’s award

Published: 10 October 2019

Rural beekeeper from Kyneton, Claire Moore, has been announced as the National Runner-Up in the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award at Parliament House in Canberra.

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Untitled Goose Game: a homegrown honking success

Published: 03 October 2019

Melbourne’s position as Australia’s home of video games has been proven again with the release of the latest global sensation, Untitled Goose Game, by Melbourne-based developer House House.

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