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Grants to boost animal welfare across Victoria

Published: 24 May 2018

Non-profit animal welfare organisations across Victoria can now apply for grants of up to $50,000 to turn their great ideas into reality.

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New TAFE pathway for civil construction students

Published: 23 May 2018

The Victorian Government announced a partnership between Victoria University Polytechnic and the builders of the West Gate Tunnel Project, that will create opportunities for young people wanting to study Civil Construction.

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Long Service Leave legislation reform

Published: 21 May 2018

The Long Service Bill 2017 was passed by the Victorian Parliament on Tuesday 8 May 2018 and received Royal Assent on Tuesday 15 May. The Long Service Leave Act 2018 will commence on 1 November 2018.

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There are no flies on this emergency logistics officer!

Published: 21 May 2018

Emergencies come in all shapes and sizes, as one of our staff Nadine Edwards can now attest.

Congratulations to Victorian iAwards winners

Published: 18 May 2018

The iAwards program celebrates innovation in the digital economy and recognises the achievements of those at the forefront of Australian innovation, and the projects shaping our modern economy.

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Protecting Victoria’s favourite foods

Published: 15 May 2018

Can you imagine life without beer, bread or birthday cake? Thanks to people like Jim Moran, you don’t have to.

Creating jobs with Social Procurement

Published: 09 May 2018

The Victorian Social Procurement Framework was launched last month as a practical initiative to support social and sustainable outcomes through Government procurement of goods and services.

The 2018-19 Victorian State Budget

Published: 02 May 2018

The 2018-19 Victorian State Budget has been handed down in parliament by the Treasurer, Tim Pallas MP.

Supporting Victoria's growth sectors

Published: 18 April 2018

A new round of funding is now available under the Victorian Government's Sector Growth Program, which offers up to $1 million to support projects that create jobs, and drive growth, productivity and competitiveness of local businesses.

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Mobile coverage for regional train passengers

Published: 17 April 2018

Passengers on Victoria’s five busiest regional rail lines will experience better mobile coverage as the Victorian Government’s Regional Rail Connectivity Project gathers pace, with signal boosters now fitted to about a quarter of Vline’s Vlocity trains.

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