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 …

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 …