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Archives for March, 2024

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Regional Jobs Growth In Victoria Highest In The Nation

The number of new jobs created in regional Victoria has grown again and Victoria’s regional unemployment rate remains the lowest in country at 3.5 per cent, reflecting the strength of the state’s economy. The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ regional labour force data, released today, shows..

Helping International Students Thrive Away From Home

More international students in Victoria will be supported to thrive away from home thanks to an Allan Labor Government investment. Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas today announced the next round of recipients under the Labor Government’s Study Melbourne Inclusion Program, with 13 projects receiving..

Strong Economy Driving Nation-Leading Jobs Growth

Victoria’s title as the number one state for jobs creation has been retained, with the Allan Labor Government recording the largest jobs growth in the country last month. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) results released today showed that an extra 29,300 Victorians found jobs in..

Stamp Duty Reforms To Back Victorian Businesses

The Allan Labor Government is delivering a fairer go for Victorian businesses by abolishing stamp duty on Victorian commercial and industrial properties, with new legislation to be introduced to Parliament today. The Commercial and Industrial Property Tax Reform Bill 2024 will transform commercial property tax by..

Statement From The Treasurer

The Premier of New South Wales doesn’t understand the GST system – not a dollar of NSW GST is going to Victoria. Victoria has subsidised other states, not the other way around. We have paid more into the GST pool than we’ve received every year..

A Growing Economy And More Jobs For Victorians

The Allan Labor Government is getting more Victorians into work and boosting the state’s economy – with the Mid-Year Financial Report reporting a strong labour market and a growing economy. Published today, the Mid-Year Financial Report shows that 124,000 Victorians secured employment in the 12 months to..

Helping Small Businesses Close The Gender Pay Gap

The Allan Labor Government has marked International Women’s Day with the release of a new toolkit to help small businesses close the gender pay gap. The Pay Equality Toolkit, developed by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission with funding from the Labor Government,..

Ensuring Communities Are Part Of Our Energy Future

The Asia Pacific Financial and Innovation Symposium will be held in Melbourne this year thanks to support from the Allan Labor Government.  Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas today announced the inaugural global financial conference will be hosted in Melbourne – demonstrating that Victoria is..

Wyndham’s Refurbished Youth Hub Making An Impact

The Allan Labor Government is supporting young people in Wyndham with a newly refurbished Youth Hub providing tailored services and community connections. Minister for Youth Natalie Suleyman today visited Wyndham City Council to open the new Wyndham Youth Services at Hoppers Crossing, which received $150,000..