A dental prosthetics lab in the Latrobe Valley is helping students start their careers as dental technicians, providing vital services to locals.
Jobs & Employment
Business mentoring program central to the maturing of Ripe Cheese
Hakim Halim is a Singaporean Asian cheesemonger who founded Ripe Cheese at the iconic Queen Victoria market, and whose online business is now growing.
At the cutting edge of tech
Working with a startup has been an exciting experience for students taking part in SummerTech LIVE.
Bringing global lessons to the Bass Coast
Andrea Evans-McCall’s Churchill Fellowship is bringing her a step closer to changing education in Gippsland and removing barriers to employment.
Pepo Farms: Turning change into opportunity
In a business planning session some years ago, Pepo Farms identified a hypothetical pandemic as a risk. The reality has seen it provide new outcomes.
Making history: meet Australia’s first female astronaut
Swinburne University space lecturer Kim Ellis will become Australia’s first female astronaut when she blasts off into space in 2023.
Campbellfield business hits a home run during the pandemic
Dr Jackson Yin’s kit home business pivoted online during lockdown, thanks to a $50,000 Business Victoria innovation grant.
Women’s business incubator fostering new beginnings
Women from culturally diverse communities are being empowered through a business incubator, funded by the Victorian Government.
Maddy’s dream job delivers training, experience and security
Maddy Gallagher found herself stuck at a crossroads after finishing Year 12, but she’s now got a job that she loves.
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.
Paying it forward: meet the Sri Lankan migrant helping farmers get the workers they need
Helping struggling Victorian farmers recruit and retain thousands of workers during harvest is keeping Del Delpitiya busy during the pandemic.
Ode to Morwell: building the Latrobe Valley GovHub
The new Latrobe Valley GovHub embodies the essence and history of the rich industrial past of Morwell. Find out what makes the building so unique.
Farmer wants a bookkeeper
How online learning is helping Victoria’s young farmers secure their future in agriculture.
Community minded: Frankston North project combats loneliness during lockdown
An art workshop by Big hART funded through a Victorian Government grant has connected generations in meaningful and lasting ways.
From the city to the sea – Jobs Victoria supports new opportunities in Gippsland
Moving from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance without having anything lined up could be daunting for some, but for Amber Potocnik, opportunity knocked.
Skilled migrant healthcare worker made a difference on Melbourne’s COVID-19 frontline
Dr Andrew Wang is a medical professional with a skilled migrant visa working at Sunshine Hospital in Melbourne’s West.
Cooking up a career in Mamma’s Kitchen
This community kitchen is giving women from Flemington and Ascot Vale valuable cooking skills and experience while helping those in need.
In conversation with… disability advocate, Eva Sifis
What’s it like to live and work with an acquired brain injury? Eva Sifis, Small Business Ministerial Council member gives us an insight.