Communications Tech, Soap, Stocks & Abalone win Victorian Export Awards

Victoria’s best exporters were acknowledged at the 38th Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs), with businesses in digital stock trading, goat soap and abalone each taking home prestigious awards. Pepperstone Group, DPP Pharmaceuticals and Yumbah Aquaculture were presented with awards for digital technology,…

Applications open for Victoria’s Export Awards

Applications are now open for the Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs), with businesses from across Victoria’s major industry sectors encouraged to apply and have their contribution to our economy recognised. The Governor of Victoria Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AM is the patron of the…

Social media startup wins top business export award

The fastest growing social media startup in Australia, based in Kew, has won the top award for business services at the prestigious 37th Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEA) held at Government House last night. The online marketplace, Shopping Links, connects bloggers and social influencers with brands to reach…

Victorian Export Awards now open

Victoria is celebrating the enormous contribution exporters make to the state with applications opening today for the prestigious Governor of Victoria Export Awards. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis announced the opening of applications at Parliament House tonight, addressing…

Inspiring Women in Science receive funding & recognition

The Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis today congratulated the four recipients of the Andrews Labor Government’s new $150,000 Inspiring Women Fellowships that will provide support for Victorian’s leading female scientists trying to enter and re-enter the profession. The first…

Holmesglen students transform 140 year old tree into furniture

A communal seat with ribs to represent the growth rings of a tree and a state of the art lamp will soon be on display in government buildings, thanks to the hard work and creativity of Victorian TAFE students. The Governor of Victoria, The Hon Linda Dessau AM, and Minister for Training and Skills Steve…

Linda Dessau Inaugurated As Governor Of Victoria

Former judge and patron for the arts and sport, Linda Dessau AM, will be inaugurated as the 29th Governor of Victoria today – the first woman to hold the post. The incoming Governor has led a distinguished career in the law and in a variety of community roles championing the arts, welfare and sports. Ms…