Fishermans Bend in Southern Metro set to transform home-grown engineering

Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend is one of Australia’s largest urban renewal areas. Covering approximately 480 hectares, it is made up of five key precincts and is projected to support 80,000 residents and 80,000 jobs by 2050. To paraphrase former Labor prime minister Paul Keating, it’s a beautiful set of …

Protecting Australia and boosting regional jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with BAE Systems in a bid to secure a multibillion-dollar land military vehicle project and create defence manufacturing and supply chain jobs in regional Victoria. Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis today visited the Wodonga facility of Parker Hannifin …

Fonterra expansion a win for jobs and manufacturing

The world’s largest exporter of dairy products, Fonterra, has shown its confidence in doing business in regional Victoria with a $165 million investment in manufacturing plant upgrades announced today. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll said the investment included $125 million to double the …

Helping Victorian businesses save on energy bills

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more businesses reduce business costs and avoid energy waste – with the 50th Victorian business awarded an Energy Assessment Grant. Hallam based manufacturer Planex has been awarded more than $47,000 to undertake an energy assessment and to implement gas efficiency …

New world-class university campus for Fishermans Bend

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to create a world-class university campus in the heart of Fishermans Bend – driving highly-skilled jobs of the future and new investment opportunities. Treasurer Tim Pallas, Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll, and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley …

Digital tech jobs boost for Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more innovative tech businesses establish themselves in Victoria, with Elenium Automation officially opening its global headquarters in Tullamarine. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Elenium’s new offices and celebrated an investment that …

Ararat ready to harness Land 400 jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is backing BAE Systems’ bid for the multi-billion dollar LAND 400 defence project which would bring new jobs and investment to regional Victoria. Ararat manufacturer AME Systems is one of the Victorian supply chain companies that will build components for new Combat …

Land 400 to drive a new wave of Geelong manufacturing

The Andrews Labor Government is ramping up pressure on the Turnbull Government to bring a multi-billion defence vehicle manufacturing contract to Victoria. Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis today visited Ford’s former Geelong site to inspect the BAE Systems Australia’s AMV35 vehicle …

Next-gen military vehicles would mean 1000s of jobs in Southern Metro

Victoria is a step closer to securing a multi-billion dollar military vehicle contract that would create thousands of jobs in local manufacturing and help keep our troops safe for the future. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today visited the General Motors Holden site at …

The Brightest Research Minds, The Next Big Discovery

Victoria’s medical technologies and pharmaceuticals sector is booming with new data showing rapid growth in exports thanks to world leading research and advanced manufacturing capabilities. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today visited GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Boronia facility to launch …