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New Space Agency set to take off in Victoria

Published: 09 July 2018

The Victorian Government recently launched a campaign to make Victoria the home of the new Australian Space Agency – to grow Victoria’s thriving space industry, create jobs and boost the state’s economy

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Metro Tunnel HQ open in the heart of Melbourne

Published: 09 July 2018

Metro Tunnel HQ, an information centre where visitors can learn how the once-in-a-generation Metro Tunnel project will be built and get up-to-date information about works in their area, is now open.

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An update on the Victorian Labour Hire Licensing Scheme

Published: 06 July 2018

The Victorian Labour Hire Licensing Scheme is a new business licensing system to protect vulnerable labour hire workers from exploitation and to regulate the provision of labour hire services.

Google opens office in Melbourne

Published: 06 July 2018

Global tech giant, Google has officially opened its Melbourne office – providing a boost to Victoria’s tech sector and creating jobs and training opportunities for local tech workers.

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Response To Puffing Billy Ombudsman’s Report

Published: 25 June 2018

On Monday 25 June 2018, the Victorian Ombudsman tabled a report on her investigation into Victorian railway organisations and their historical involvement with convicted child sex offender, Robert Kingsley Whitehead (the Report).

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Expression of Interest open to join the Animal Welfare Advisory Committee

Published: 22 June 2018

The Victorian Government is seeking expressions of interest for eight members to join the Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (AWAC) for a term of up to three years.

International sports retailer coming to Victoria

Published: 21 June 2018

The world's largest sports retailer, and French brand -  Decathlon, is bringing its megastores to Melbourne and creating hundreds of jobs in the process.

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Nobody Denim tailoring jobs for Victorians

Published: 19 June 2018

Its jeans are worn by the likes of Beyonce, Rihanna, Emily Blunt and Miranda Kerr.

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New water storage facility - a win for Mt Buller

Published: 13 June 2018

The Victorian Government has announced $7.5 million through the Regional Tourism Infrastructure Fund for a new Mt Buller Water Storage Project.

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Applications for the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards open for entries

Published: 13 June 2018

Applications for the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards are now open.

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