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Melbourne strengthens position as tech capital

Published: 18 December 2018

Melbourne will house the national headquarters of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) – Australia’s peak representative body for the tech sector.

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Machinery of government changes for DEDJTR

Published: 11 December 2018

The Victorian Government has announced machinery of government changes which will take effect from 1 January 2019.

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Victoria advancing standards for global biobanking

Published: 25 October 2018

The Victorian Government has secured the establishment of Australia’s first industry-standard biobanking facility, further cementing our state’s reputation as a globally competitive location for precision medicine and genomics and for the development of new drugs, therapeutics and diagnostics.

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Prestigious awards drive scientific innovation

Published: 24 October 2018

The prestigious Victoria Prizes for Science and Innovation, Victoria Fellowships, and veski Innovation Fellowship were announced last night at a ceremony hosted by veski.

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IMARC is back bigger and better in 2018

Published: 23 October 2018

Melbourne will be the centre of the global mining industry later this month when Australia’s biggest mining event, the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), is held between 29 October and 1 November.

New facility to boost Australian Bio-Med manufacturing

Published: 22 October 2018

End-to-end Australian biopharmaceutical production for small to medium enterprises will soon be possible, with the Victorian Government committing funding for a ground-breaking early-stage biologics manufacturing facility, to be built at CSIRO’s Clayton Biomedical Manufacturing Precinct.

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Celebrating Victorian manufacturing with “Made in Victoria”

Published: 22 October 2018

A new campaign, celebrating the Victorian manufacturing industry by showcasing the products made, designed, and created within Victoria, has been launched.

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New retail home in Melbourne secures 1,500 jobs

Published: 17 October 2018

Melbourne’s position as the fashion and retail capital of Australia was reinforced today as Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) officially opened its new Australasian head office in Burnley, securing 1,500 jobs for Victoria.

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Act now and be ready for fire season

Published: 09 October 2018

Fire Action Week (7 to 14 October) is here to remind us how to stay safe this summer.

Minimising disruption for small businesses

Published: 27 September 2018

In a move which will pave the way for engagement with small businesses, the Victorian Small Business Commission (VSBC) has launched a new set of guidelines.

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