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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..

Helping An Iconic Melbourne Guitar Maker Grow

Australia’s most iconic guitar manufacturer is set to create jobs and boost its business thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government’s Future Industries Manufacturing Program.

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..

Giving Indigenous Business The Support It Deserves

The Andrews Labor Government is helping grow Aboriginal businesses and employment across the Goulburn Valley. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited the Rumbalara Football and Netball club in Shepparton to announce $630,000 for the Kaiela Institute to set up the Algabonyah Business..

Packaging Up Jobs And Investment For Victoria

A global food packaging company has expanded its operations in Victoria, retained its local workforce and boosted its export capability as part of a multimillion dollar project supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Employment Vicki Ward joined Member for Thomastown..

Connecting Gippsland Businesses To Major Projects

Gippsland businesses are being encouraged to bid for work on major government contracts being rolled out thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. More than 200 local business representatives attended the Industry Capability Network briefing in Morwell today to learn more about supplying their goods and..

More Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Jobs

A global precision engineering company in Melbourne’s East will create 50 highly skilled jobs at its hi-tech facility thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited ANCA’s headquarters in Bayswater, which is also home to the..

Nobody Denim Tailoring Jobs For Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is creating jobs and boosting the economy through its $90 million Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll toured the Nobody Denim factory in Fitzroy and met with two Jobs Victoria participants working as jean grinders at the..

Victoria Ideal Home For New Space Agency

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to make Victoria the home of the new Australian Space Agency – to grow Victoria’s thriving space industry, create jobs and boost the state’s economy. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today joined Victorian Lead..

Applications Open For Next Round Of Boost Your Business

More Victorian businesses will be able to access vital support to create jobs and enhance growth with applications for the second round of the Andrews Labor Government’s successful Boost Your Business vouchers now open. The first round attracted significant interest and provided funding of more..

Victorian Manufacturing Powering Along

Victoria’s manufacturing industry has continued its record-breaking growth – thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. The Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index, released today, shows Victoria’s manufacturing industry has grown for a 16th consecutive month – the longest run of growth since..

Victoria’s Future Industries Creating Jobs Today

More than 162,000 jobs have been created in the Andrews Labor Government’s future industries priority sectors – delivering an $11 billion boost to Victoria’s economy since November 2014. New figures show jobs in the Food & Fibre, Medical Technologies & Pharmaceuticals, Transport & Construction Technologies..

Latrobe Valley Workers To Help Build Local Innovation Hub

Local businesses and workers will play a critical role in the development of an education and innovation hub in the Latrobe Valley. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced that the $17 million Gippsland Hi-Tech Precinct will have a local content requirement of..