Archives: January 2018

Empowering Women Business Leaders In Asia

January 31, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is backing more Victorian business women to become leaders and expand trade with international markets.

Aboriginal Victorians Have Their Say On Closing The Gap

January 31, 2018

Aboriginal Victorians from across the state will have their say on the refresh of the national Closing the Gap agenda and the Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework.

Stopping Family Violence Before It Starts

January 30, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is taking further action to stop family violence and violence against women before it starts.

Honouring Victorian Women In Order Of Australia Awards

January 26, 2018

Victoria is amongst the first states to ensure an equal number of men and women are nominated for 2018 Order of Australia awards.

Recovery ‘Dalag Walert’: Support For Family Violence Victims

January 24, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening support for Aboriginal women impacted by family violence in Geelong by providing culturally sensitive support services.

Victorians’ Confidence In Economy Strengthens

January 17, 2018

Victoria’s economic credentials received a further boost today, with new figures showing consumer sentiment 5.1 per cent higher than this time last year, buoyed by the strength of the state’s economy and jobs market.

Education, Tourism And Jobs As Premier Visits India

January 15, 2018

Tourism, international education, business and investment opportunities are on the agenda this week as Premier Daniel Andrews makes his first official visit to India.

Victoria’s India Strategy: Doubling Trade And Creating Jobs

January 14, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to double the value of Victoria’s annual goods exports to India to almost $1 billion over the next decade.

Victorian Retail Sales Outpace The Nation

January 11, 2018

The steady flow of strong economic data has continued, with retail sales figures today showing that the value of Victoria’s retail sales grew faster than the national average and the equal highest among the states in November 2017.

Manufacturing Jobs Just What The Doctor Ordered

January 10, 2018

Victoria’s manufacturing sector has received a healthy boost from a new state-of-the-art facility in Dandenong South that will create 150 new full-time jobs over the next three years.

Victoria Leads The Nation’s Building Approvals

January 9, 2018

In good news for housing affordability, Victoria recorded the strongest growth in building approvals across the nation, bolstering housing supply and making an important contribution to the State’s economy.

Prime Minister For Sydney Forgets About Geelong

January 9, 2018

The Prime Minister for Sydney, Malcolm Turnbull, has failed to deliver a single dollar from a $20 million jobs and investment package promised to Geelong in 2016.

Supporting Mums And Bubs Affected By Family Violence

January 3, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is increasing support for new mothers and their babies experiencing family violence through extra Maternal and Child Health (MCH) service consultations and nurse training.