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Fire affected property

New dedicated agency to guide bushfire recovery

Published: 06 January 2020

A new permanent dedicated agency will work directly with local communities impacted by our state’s devastating bushfires, as we begin the long process of rebuilding and recovery.

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Federation Square Review – Stage One Community Consultation report released

Published: 13 December 2019

A snapshot of ideas received in the Federation Square review, highlighting key messages from 1,700 members of the public and representatives of stakeholder groups, has been released today.

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Booming Footscray our newest priority precinct

Published: 12 December 2019

Footscray’s status as a key cultural, commercial and educational hub has been recognised with the Victorian Government today confirming that the fast-evolving suburb would become Melbourne’s sixth priority precinct.

Take on the world

Success for Victorian companies at national export awards

Published: 04 December 2019

Victorian companies took top honours in four of the 13 Australian Export Awards categories at last night’s ceremony.

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Social Procurement Framework Annual Report released

Published: 02 December 2019

The first Social Procurement Framework Annual Report was released last week and shows that since April 2018 the framework has seen at least $32 million invested in more than 250 social enterprises.

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Tourism industry celebrates at the 2019 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards

Published: 29 November 2019

The 2019 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards were held last night showcasing and recognising the state’s leaders in tourism excellence.

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Victoria Honours top international students

Published: 26 November 2019

Victoria’s international students have been celebrated at the 2019 Victorian International Education Awards.

Technician operating a drone in the fields.

Making farms smart in Horsham

Published: 25 November 2019

Victoria’s grains industry and the Wimmera’s wider agriculture sector are set to be at the forefront of farm technology with the opening of the Horsham SmartFarm.

Scientist in the lab

Top research scientists celebrated

Published: 22 November 2019

Victoria’s best and brightest have been recognised at the 2019 Victoria Prize and Fellowship Awards.

An artists impression of architecture

Victorian architects take out top design honour

Published: 21 November 2019

An extension to Victoria’s Parliament House, a typeface designed to help learning and a fashion label driven by sustainability are among the winners announced last night as at the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards.

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