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Melbourne life during coronavirus to be displayed

Published: 21 January 2021

Melburnians are being encouraged to document and share how their lives changed at home and in their local communities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for a digital display.

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New work for Budj Bim sites

Published: 15 January 2021

Works have started across the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape, as part of the Victorian Government’s support for the Gunditjmara Traditional Owners to protect and develop the land so more people can celebrate its history and cultural significance.

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Premier's awards celebrate medical research excellence

Published: 07 December 2020

Victoria’s brightest emerging leaders in health and medical research have been honoured at the prestigious 26th annual Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research.

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Melbourne’s laneways renewal project starts

Published: 27 November 2020

Work has begun on the project to revitalise Melbourne’s laneways as the Central Business District (CBD) prepares to welcome back more workers, shoppers and tourists over summer.

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Victoria‘s best in Science and Innovation shine

Published: 25 November 2020

Recipients for the 2020 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and Victoria Fellowships have been announced.

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The 2020-21 Victorian State Budget

Published: 24 November 2020

The 2020-21 Victorian State Budget has been handed down in parliament by the Treasurer, Tim Pallas MP.

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Victorian Tourism Recovery Package to encourage more to Visit Victoria

Published: 18 November 2020

The $465 million Victorian Tourism Recovery Package to help the sector bounce back after a year of bushfires and necessary health restrictions to protect Victoria from coronavirus was announced today.

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A new vaccine facility for Melbourne

Published: 16 November 2020

The Victorian Government has helped secure the construction of a major new biotech manufacturing facility in Melbourne, to help protect against future influenza pandemic threats and safeguard hundreds of jobs.

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New Australian Institute for Infectious Disease for Parkville biomedical precinct

Published: 13 November 2020

The Victorian Government will establish an Australian Institute for Infectious Disease in the heart of Melbourne’s renowned Parkville biomedical precinct to lead the fight against future pandemics.

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Melbourne set to become Australia’s new education-technology capital

Published: 11 November 2020

Announced earlier this week, from 2021, Melbourne will host the EduTECH International Congress and Expo, the largest education technology exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere, held in Sydney for the last nine years.

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