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$1M grants program launched to showcase food and beverage producers in regional Victoria

The Victorian government is calling on regional bodies to apply for the $1 million Regional Activation Grants Program, an initiative to showcase the local food and beverage producers in regional Victoria. 

New Opal manufacturing facility opens in Wodonga, Victoria

Paper and packaging company Opal has opened a new manufacturing facility in Logic Wodonga, supporting the creation of more than 400 new jobs in Victoria. 

Viridian expands double-glazed windows manufacturing capacity in SA

Australian glass processing giant Viridian has kickstarted a $4.5 million expansion of its South Australian operations to cater to the skyrocketing demand for double-glazed windows. 

Victoria’s Point Wilson Wharf reopens to scale ADF’s guided weapons, ordnance stock

The Point Wilson Wharf in regional Victoria has reopened to re-commence the large-scale importation of guided weapons and explosive ordnance and associated materiel shipments. 

MaxiTRANS shuts Queensland manufacturing facility, centralises operations in Victoria

MaxiTRANS, a manufacturer of truck trailers, is closing its trailer manufacturing facility in Carole Park, Queensland, three years after its launch to centralise manufacturing capabilities in Regional Victoria. 

Manufacturing among priorities in new Victorian budget submission

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has released its 2023-24 Victorian Budget Submission containing 70 recommendations including manufacturing to boost jobs and investment. 

Regional Victoria records nation-leading low unemployment levels

Victoria has recorded the lowest regional unemployment rate in Australia, sitting at 2.9 per cent while the nation is at 3.1 per cent, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. 

Regional Victoria receives boost for glass, organic waste recycling

The Victorian government has announced a $3 million investment to establish designated glass and organic waste drop-off points in Regional Victoria. 

Regional Victoria’s unemployment rate reaches new low in August

Victoria’s regional unemployment rate slipped to 2.8 per cent in August from the previous 2.9 per cent record, according to the Australian Bureau of...

Victoria extends medtech innovations program to Bendigo region

The Victorian government has established a $260,000 medtech innovation partnership with the University of Melbourne and Bendigo Health.  The new acceleration program is intended to...

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