Advancing Victorian Manufacturing

Manufacturing is a $30 billion industry and a cornerstone of the Victorian economy, providing a diverse range of jobs, boosting exports and contributing to economic growth.

The evolution of global manufacturing has created new opportunities for Victorian companies to think innovatively, use advanced technologies, expand their research and development and create new partnerships and international connections.

The Victorian Government is committed to supporting local industry to take advantage of these new opportunities.. Our highly skilled workforce, established supply chains, design and engineering expertise and leading education and R&D capability, makes Victoria the perfect place for manufacturers to grow and thrive.

Video overview of Advanced Manufacturing in the State of Victoria

Advancing Victorian manufacturing - YouTube

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Advancing Victorian manufacturing - a blueprint for the future

Victorian Government's statement on Advanced Manufacturing

Advancing Victoria's Manufacturing. A Blueprint for the Future provides the vision for the Victorian manufacturing industry, focusing on industry growth, preparing Victorians for the jobs of the future, encouraging innovation, building scale, capability and supply chain excellence, and fostering a globally competitive business environment.

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Celebrating Manufacturing

The annual Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards recognise outstanding achievements by local businesses and individuals, highlighting innovations and accomplishments that are advancing Victoria's manufacturing industry.

Find out more about Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards

The Victorian Manufacturing Showcase celebrates the best of Victorian manufacturing. The event has been held in Melbourne's south east, Ballarat and more recently Melbourne's west.

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Victorian Government manufacturing assistance and programs

A wide range of support and initiatives are available for Victorian manufacturing businesses, including:

Page last updated: 29 May 2020