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Archives for August, 2023

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Wyndham residents are getting behind the regional rail operator V/Line as it celebrates 40 years of getting Victorians where they need to go – marking a major milestone for the regional rail operator. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas congratulated the rail operator on this milestone..


The Andrews Labor Government is helping more casual and contract workers access sick and carer’s pay, increasing the number of jobs covered by the Victorian Sick Pay Guarantee and extending the pilot until March 2025. More than 400 new jobs are now eligible for the..

Jobs Rise In Regions Again, New Record Low Unemployment

Regional unemployment in Victoria has plunged to an unprecedented low as jobs continue to grow in towns and cities across the state. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data shows Victoria’s regional unemployment rate fell to 2.4 per cent in July – the lowest in the..

Winners Abound With International Student Travel Pass

International students at participating education providers will be able to experience the best of Victoria at a fraction of the cost thanks to a new travel pass that underlines our standing as Australia’s top study destination. Helping reduce cost of living pressures and encouraging students..

Victoria Leads Nation In Sustained Jobs Growth

Victoria led the country in creating new jobs in July – and was number one over the past 12 months – as the state’s sustained economic recovery produces dividends for families. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures shows almost 150,000 Victorians found work over the..

Global Citizen Bound For Melbourne In March 2024

Young leaders from Australia and around the world will come together with global entertainers in a major event in Melbourne to fast-track action on issues such as poverty and climate change. Minister for Trade and Investment Tim Pallas today announced Melbourne will host a Global..

Vamos! Spanish Green Tech Company Sets Up In Melbourne

A Spanish company helping to drive the take-up of electric cars has established its Australian and New Zealand headquarters in Melbourne, attracted by Victoria’s innovation culture and advanced tech workforce. Minister for Trade and Investment Tim Pallas today announced the opening of the Wallbox operation..