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
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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.
- Advancing Victorian Manufacturing. A Blueprint for the FutureAdvancing Victorian Manufacturing (PDF 2935.38 KB)
Download factsheets (accessible word versions below each):
- Advancing Victorian Manufacturing fact sheetAdvancing Manufacturing fact sheet (PDF 466.87 KB)
Word versionAdvancing Victorian Manufacturing (DOCX 36.06 KB)
- Advancing Manufacturing in Regional Victoria fact sheet Manufacturing in Regional Victoria factsheet (PDF 456.85 KB)
Word VersionAdvancing Manufacturing in Regional Victoria (DOCX 35.46 KB)
- Design and Engineering fact sheet Design & Engineering Fact sheet (PDF 375.7 KB)
Word VersionDesign and Engineering (DOCX 34.94 KB)
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.
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.
Victorian Government manufacturing assistance and programs
A wide range of support and initiatives are available for Victorian manufacturing businesses, including:
Page last updated: 22 October 2021