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Revving Up Jobs And Investment In Melbourne’s South East

An automotive design and engineering company in Melbourne’s South East is transforming its operations and creating new jobs, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited Holden Special Vehicles in Clayton South to announce a $1.5 million..

Victorian Jobs Growth Leads The Nation

Victoria’s employment growth is the strongest in the nation, with 333,900 jobs created since the Andrews Labor Government was elected. New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics released today shows that in March alone, 26,400 jobs were created in Victoria – compared to just..

Kicking Off Construction On Our Iconic Penguin Parade

The Andrews Labor Government has celebrated the commencement of works on the iconic new visitor centre for Phillip Island’s much-loved Penguin Parade, which will boost the local economy and tourism in Victoria with the creation of 620 new jobs plus an estimated 200 jobs on-site..

Victoria’s Largest Employers Step Up For Jobsbank

Forty employers have pledged more than 265 jobs under a new Andrews Labor Government initiative to help Victorians facing barriers to securing a job find work. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited Coleman Rail in Port Melbourne today to mark the start of..

Taking Victoria’s Manufacturing Expertise To The World

The Andrews Labor Government will showcase Victoria’s cutting-edge manufacturing, research and design capabilities to the world to help create jobs, new investment and trade opportunities. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll will today start a ten-day trip to China and the United States of..

Creating Jobs And Supporting The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is creating new jobs and helping Latrobe Valley businesses grow. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing toured Steelvision in Morwell to announce $1.5 million in funding for six businesses – creating 110 new..

Helping Bendigo Manufacturers Grow And Create Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is advancing manufacturing in Bendigo by helping local businesses grow, innovate and create jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards at Australian Turntables to announce the new Bendigo Manufacturing Cluster – part of..

Bendigo Students Getting Ready For A Future In The Force

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Bendigo get on the job training towards a future career in Victoria Police. Minister for Industry and Employment, Ben Carroll today visited Bendigo Police Station to meet a trainee from Bendigo Senior..

Delivering Work For More Than 5,000 Long-Term Jobseekers

The Andrews Labor Government’s Jobs Victoria program has placed 5,200 long-term job seekers into work. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight and Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard at Haymes Paint to meet workers that have benefited from the..

Malcolm Turnbull Betrays Victoria, Sends Jobs To Queensland

Malcolm Turnbull has betrayed thousands of Victorian workers and hundreds of local companies by sending the $5 billion LAND 400 contract to Queensland. Not content with short changing Victorians when it comes to infrastructure funding, the Turnbull Government today announced Rheinmetall as the preferred bidder for the LAND..

A Flying Start For New Careers In The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Latrobe Valley locals get the skills and experience they need to kickstart new careers. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing were in Morwell today to meet Worker Transition Service participants who’ve..

Creating New Jobs In The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a multimillion dollar aged care facility in Moe – creating new jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today visited the site of the new Signature Care facility being built in..

Victoria’s Retail Sector Growing

Victoria’s retail sector continues to go from strength to strength with retail trade growing by 4.5 per cent last year – the highest of all states – turning over $79.2 billion and accounting for a quarter of the national retail turnover. Minister for Industry and..

New Board Members Appointed To The Heyfield Mill

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointments of three State directors to the board of Heyfield ASH Holding Pty Ltd, following the purchase of the Heyfield Timber Mill last year. Heyfield ASH Holding is the holding company for Australian Sustainable Hardwoods Pty Ltd and..

Victorian Students To Benefit From $5 Billion Defence Deal

Victorian university students will get hands on experience working on Australia’s largest ever land military vehicle procurement program if BAE Systems Australia secures the $5 billion LAND 400 contract. Acting Minister for Trade and Investment Ben Carroll today joined BAE Systems Australia CEO Gabby Costigan..

New Manufacturing Jobs For Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government is helping iconic Australian smallgoods manufacturer D’Orsogna create more than 100 new jobs, including those suitable for former auto workers, through its $61 million expansion in Mickleham. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll turned the first sod at the site..

Getting It Done – Leading The Nation In Job Creation

New data shows more jobs have been created in Victoria since November 2014 than anywhere else in the nation. In that time, Victoria’s employment has been boosted by almost 11 per cent, with more than 316,000 people securing jobs since the Andrews Labor Government came..

Creating Food And Fibre Jobs In Melbourne’s North

Melbourne’s North will benefit from a dedicated food group that will create jobs, drive investment and boost exports, thanks to a grant from the Andrews Labor Government. Industry, education and government partnership organisation NORTH Link will use the funding to establish Melbourne’s North Food Group,..