The Andrews Labor Government is backing local jobs and Victorians hitting the road as travel restrictions fall away, with new support to help manufacturers meet huge demand for locally-built caravans. Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford today announced 150 new jobs to boost caravan manufacturing in..
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The Andrews Labor Government is providing more support to small businesses and sole traders with a new round of grants for local business chambers and trader groups. Minister for Small Business Jaala Pulford today announced round two of the Business Chambers and Trader Groups Program..
Victoria’s prospects of unearthing more precious metal are brighter with a major mineral exploration tender given the green light as the state enjoys a modern-day gold rush. The Andrews Labor Government is supporting regional jobs through the growth of minerals exploration, with Fosterville Gold Mine..
Victorian businesses from 11am today can apply for vouchers to help them take advantage of open-air trading opportunities as the state prepares for the next major stage of reopening on Friday. More than 7,000 vouchers valued at $2,000 are available to help pay for the..
A new centre backed by the Victorian Government is leading the nation’s fight against brain cancer and bringing fresh hope to brain cancer patients and their families. Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a $16 million investment in The Brain Cancer Centre to forge new frontiers..
Scores of Victorians each week are finding permanent work with the help of a Victorian Government program that pays part of the worker’s wage – providing a major boost to small businesses gearing up as the economy re-opens. More than 800 businesses across Victoria have..
Victorian Aboriginal businesses affected by the pandemic will be able to apply for additional financial support to cover expenses, adapt to changing conditions and plan for a strong future. The $1 million extension of the First Peoples’ COVID-19 Business Support Fundwill provide certainty to businesses..
The Victorian Government will help businesses and the community breathe new life into local neighborhoods as vaccination progressively delivers greater freedoms across the state from Friday. With summer drawing near and Victorians warming to the promise of a return to bars, cafes and restaurants, new..
The Andrews Labor Government is making sure all children in Hindmarsh Shire attending a funded kindergarten program in 2022 have the right support in place to help them transition from early childhood education to the start of their formal school life. Labor Member for Western..
The Victorian Government is continuing its work to build a reformed mental health and wellbeing system centred around community – giving people in Grampians Region access to the support they need, when they need it, close to home. As part of the work, expressions of..
The Victorian Government is ensuring people living in Ararat Rural City have access to the world-class care they deserve close to home. Nearly 80 rural and regional hospitals, community health services and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations will share in $120 million from the Regional..
More Ararat students will be protected from the sun’s damaging rays thanks to a Victorian Government funding to provide more shade in school playgrounds and outdoor areas. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, today announced three schools in the Ararat Rural City will share..
More families in Ballarat and around regional Victoria are joining Australia’s largest-ever child and parent research project, helping drive better health outcomes for the next generation of young Victorians. Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy Jaala Pulford today welcomed the Murdoch Children’s..
Victorian social enterprises and the people they support will benefit from a renewed focus on sustainably growing the sector, with the Victorian Government launching the new Social Enterprise Strategy 2021-25 today. The Strategy will help social enterprises create greater opportunity and inclusion for Victorians and..
Victorians looking for a new job or a career change can now access free advice and support from a 600-strong force of advocates, mentors and career counsellors, ensuring no Victorian is left behind in the search for work. The $260 million employment service is being..