The Andrews Labor Government is backing a major expansion of Bertocchi Smallgoods that will create more than 700 new jobs in Victoria. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited Bertocchi’s Thomastown factory today to announce support for its $46.7 million expansion to increase sales..
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Three Geelong businesses have been able to transform their operations, buy new equipment, employ extra staff and retain their current workforce thanks to $2.3 million from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Industry Ben Carroll today visited Flat Glass Industries Geelong, which, thanks to the..
A Montmorency-based aerospace and defence company has been able to win lucrative global contracts and create new local jobs thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Employment Vicki Ward visited Lovitt Technologies Australia today to meet workers and to..
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Australian children’s charity The Smith Family to give kids across Victoria a memorable Christmas. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined students and staff at Sacred Heart School in Fitzroy to launch The Smith Family’s 2017 Christmas Appeal…
Some of the brightest students from all over the world are competing for engineering glory at the Formula SAE-A 2017 event at Calder Park. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited the competition this morning where he met students from Japan, India, Pakistan and..
More than 280,000 jobs have been created in Victoria since the Andrews Labor Government came to office three years ago. Revised Labour Force data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirms Victoria has created 284,000 new jobs since November 2014 – the..
Unique exercise equipment that makes child’s play out of a serious gym workout has taken out the top prize in the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll presented the awards today, which showcase the best in Victorian design across..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping local companies impacted by the closure of automotive manufacturing transform the way they do business and open up new opportunities. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Holden Special Vehicles in Clayton to announce $662,000 worth of..
The home of Melbourne’s high capacity trains is taking shape, with the first locally sourced steel structures now in place. The Pakenham East site, which is almost as large as 60 MCGs, will eventually house maintenance facilities for the fleet of new trains, a stabling..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping more innovative tech businesses establish themselves in Victoria, with Elenium Automation officially opening its global headquarters in Tullamarine. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Elenium’s new offices and celebrated an investment that will create 25 new..
The Andrews Labor Government is getting behind Victoria’s nation-leading social enterprise sector to grow jobs, support vulnerable Victorians and open up new procurement opportunities. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited the head office of The Big Issue to learn about their Christmas..