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Ministers statements: Social Enterprise Strategy

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:39:47) — I rise to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government’s Social Enterprise Strategy and social procurement framework are changing lives right across Victoria. Today may not be a good day to be a moderate Liberal, but..

Ministers statements: solar homes program

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (12:28:36) — I rise to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government’s solar homes program will create thousands of new jobs and apprenticeships right across Victoria. My family, like many thousands at the time during the 1990s, felt..

NO CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (17:21:30) — I rise to speak against this motion, which is nothing more than a distraction. Incredibly, I think Peter Dutton is not the only one who has got his résumé out there today, is he? It is incredible. I..

MEMBER CONDUCT

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (12:52:32) — It is my pleasure to speak on the motion. I took a lot of notes while the member for Hawthorn was speaking. It was a very wideranging contribution he made. I gather from the member for Hawthorn’s contribution..

Ministers statements: employment policy

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:31:08) — I rise to inform the house that the Andrews government’s Local Jobs First legislation has now passed the Parliament, which will be a real game changer for local industry and local employment. I had the great pleasure of..

Lifting A Lara Defence Company To New Heights

A Lara defence manufacturer is boosting its operations to position itself to supply military countermeasures for the F35-Lightning II (Joint Strike Fighter) thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited Chemring Australia to announce a $1.2 million..

Ministers statements: JobsBank

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:19:43) — I rise to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government is assisting disadvantaged jobseekers into work through our flagship JobsBank program. JobsBank is linking leading Victorian businesses with some 200 jobseekers and getting them into meaningful employment…

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: Steel Industry

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (12:21:19) — I rise to update the house on how the Andrews government’s record investment in infrastructure is delivering for our local steel industry and delivering local jobs for local Victorians. Last week I had the great pleasure to join..

Helping Latrobe Valley Manufacturers Grow

The Andrews Labor Government is helping manufacturers in the Latrobe Valley grow, innovate and create jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Safetech in Moe to announce the new Latrobe Valley Manufacturing Cluster – part of a $5 million state-wide initiative to..

La Trobe University Launched Into Outer Space

Victoria has further cemented itself as a leader in space technology with an advanced high-resolution camera, designed to more accurately monitor the Earth’s ecosystem, launched into space. The camera, developed and constructed by the German Aerospace Centre in partnership with La Trobe University, was launched..

Say Cheese To Jobs And Investment In Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government is helping a food manufacturer in Melbourne’s north create jobs, expand its production and access new markets. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll toured the new Alba Cheese facility in Tullamarine to see the machinery that was purchased thanks to..