Opening global markets to Victoria’s TAFEs

A new Andrews Labor Government-led trade mission is helping Victoria’s TAFEs break into the $10 billion off-shore vocational education market and create more jobs for the sector. Victoria is a premium education destination and TAFEs are well placed to provide high-quality vocational training in other …

Kicking goals for international student wellbeing

Melbourne City Football Club joined international students and the Victorian Government on the soccer pitch today to celebrate the announcement of 19 new projects worth more than $850,000 to support Victoria’s international students. “Victoria values the contribution international students make to our society …

Increasing trade with Latin America

The Andrews Labor Government is planning to double the value of Victoria’s goods exports to Latin America, double the number of Latin American students studying in Victoria and double the number of visitors to Victoria from the region. Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis will tonight launch …

Getting things done in Southern Metro

The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will deliver new skills, good jobs, more schools and better roads for every Victorian. Families in the Southern Metropolitan Region will have a good school close to home, with nearly $1.3 billion invested in schools around the state. “We’re upgrading and building new local schools …

International Education now supporting 58,000 jobs

Victoria’s world renowned international education sector is growing rapidly and now supports almost 58,000 jobs across Melbourne and throughout regional Victoria. The sector is vital to the state’s economy – it accounts for 43 per cent of Victoria’s services exports and generated a record …

Victoria leading national CyberSecurity skills push

Victoria is leading the push to implement a national training model to give Australians the skills they need to secure jobs as cyber security experts, filling critical shortages in the banking, telecommunications and defence industries. Thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government, Box Hill Institute has …

500 local jobs in new Geelong Tech Hub

Melbourne-born tech giant LiveTiles will establish its new global innovation centre and Asia-Pacific headquarters in Geelong, creating 500 jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis today to announce the award-winning company will base its regional operations in …

New projects help International Students soar

The Andrews Labor Government has announced 14 new projects worth $337,000 to help Victoria’s international students through its International Student Welfare Program (ISWP). The projects include cricket matches, legal education seminars and cultural celebrations designed to address everything from …

Victoria’s Education excellence continues to shine in Asia

Victoria’s expertise in education, innovation and food and fibre have been on show this week to some of Vietnam and Indonesia’s most influential business, government and industry leaders. Small Business, Innovation and Trade Minister Philip Dalidakis travelled across the two South East Asian countries …