In a world-first, a Victorian manufacturer is using AI to turn recycled polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic into building materials.
Export & Trade
Developing the next generation of defence science talent
From creating augmented realities to coding new Bluetooth headsets, these Defence Science Institute interns highlight Victoria’s bright future.
Keeping pests out of Victoria’s ports
VIDEO: A new surveillance program within the Port of Melbourne and Station Pier is set to provide an early warning for introduced marine pests.
Embrace the festive spirit: buy local
Victorians are supporting small businesses across the state over the festive season and beyond.
Putting Victorian red meat on international tables
Andrew Cox, who heads up international markets at Meat and Livestock Australia, speaks about new markets while managing the impact of the pandemic.
Going up: Moe lift business goes global
Moe GP Lindsay Wakefield has morphed into a market-leading manufacturer, selling custom lifts to the US, Japan, South East Asia and the Middle East.
Kinya Lerrk takes Aboriginal Victorians on a sensory journey to Country
With help from a grant from the First Peoples’ Business Support Fund, two artists have repivoted their business to trade through the pandemic.
Farming their way - the Grewal family makes history in the Mallee
Twenty years ago, four brothers arrived in Australia from India. Today they head up a major agricultural enterprise in the Victorian Mallee.
Animal well-being: a chat with Victoria’s Chief Vet, Dr Graeme Cooke
In a talent win, the UK’s former Deputy Chief Vet is now our Chief Vet, helping to keep Victoria safe on the animal health and biosecurity frontline.
The good oil: Corio’s Cobram Estate Olives pumps up export arm
Australia’s largest olive oil producer, headquartered in Corio, is making inroads into Japan, Korea, and the US.
How a Bendigo family engineering business has the world in a spin
From a revolving restaurant in Qatar, to a Las Vegas casino bar, to a Tehran telecommunication tower, Australian Turntable Company has gone global.
Family business SYPAQ is right at home in Fishermans Bend
David Vicino speaks about family and work as if they’re one and the same – because for his family-owned business, they are.
Pears that blush are ripe for premium overseas markets
Researchers at Agriculture Victoria’s Tatura SmartFarm discovered how much light is needed by blush pears to produce their red colour.
A fruitful cherry season, in spite of the challenges
Koala Cherries did a massive pivot to get cherries to dining tables this summer.
Vitamin business booms for Melbourne Vietnamese migrant
Nominated by the Victorian Government for a business migration visa, Chau Tran has launched an export company, working with South Gippsland Dairy.
Keeping watch for plant pests key for biosecurity
Agriculture Victoria scientists are keeping our state’s $3.2 billion agricultural sector safe from plant pests. Here’s how.
Cherry picking for the export market
We visit a bustling cherry farm in the Yarra Valley to learn about the hero fruit of summer.
It’s Woodend’s shout: expanded brewhouse delivers new jobs and tourism
WATCH THE VIDEO: We visited Woodend this week to toast the expansion of Holgate Brewhouse, bringing craft beers and new jobs to the Macedon Ranges.