The establishment of a dedicated food group in Melbourne’s North will support local approaches to create jobs, drive investment and boost exports.
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Sweet Success at the Confectionery House
WATCH THE VIDEO: Thomastown chocolate & honeycomb producer is creating jobs & expanding its production thanks to a Victorian Government grant.
Taking Victorian cool climate wines to the world
Victorian Government funding is helping to put Victorian regions on the international wine appreciation map.
Fixing mobile blackspots on Victoria’s five busiest regional rail lines
The rollout of the $18 million Regional Rail Connectivity Project will help to improve mobile blackspots on Victoria's busiest regional rail lines.
More opportunities for life science entrepreneurs
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is establishing a new Innovation Partnering Office with Monash University.
Local workers suiting up for penguin parade revamp
Phillip Island Nature Park’s $58 million revamp of the Penguin Parade Visitor Centre is set to benefit more than just the penguins.
New fintech hubs boost Melbourne’s growing sector
The Victorian Government is partnering with two hub operators to help grow Melbourne’s thriving financial technology sector.
Gas report drills down into the detail
The first update into a three-and-a-half-year study of Victoria’s gas reserves and resources is now available.
Victoria leading the flock in biosecurity reform
Victoria is strengthening its ability to control disease to underpin lucrative local and export markets by stepping up sheep traceability.
New engineering opportunities with world-class facility at Fishermans Bend
The establishment of lucrative emerging industries is transforming Fishermans Bend and will help turbo-charge Melbourne’s future prosperity.
Life Science jobs – just what the doctor ordered
Nutribiotech has chosen Victoria as the location of its fourth global manufacturing facility, creating 150 new jobs in Dandenong South.
Finding the Power and the Passion at the Australian Music Vault
The Australian Music Vault showcases contemporary music, milestones and memorabilia that have shaped the unique history of Aussie music.
Airwallex forms new alliance to transact with Europe and Britain
Melbourne-based company Airwallex has announced a strategic partnership to enable customers to transact with Europe, the United Kingdom and Scandinavi
Opaque Media: Melbourne game developer uses VR to train NASA astronauts for space
What began as a whim has now ended with Emre Deniz of Opaque Media preparing NASA astronauts for the journey into space.
3D implants and robotic surgery set to transform bone cancer treatment
A new Australian research collaboration using 3D implants and robotic surgery is set to change the way tumours and bone cancers are treated.
CNSDose showcases DNA-guided depression treatment
Melbourne medtech startup CNSDose is leading the way in genetically-guided dosing for the treatment of depression.
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Melbourne anti-nuclear campaign ICAN
An international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons that originated in Carlton in Melbourne has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize for Peace.