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Investing in Victoria

Investing in Victoria

We offer investors a stable and competitive business environment with longstanding ties to Asia, a skilled multicultural workforce, world-class institutions and infrastructure and unbeatable lifestyle. These attributes generate exciting, diverse and unique opportunities for investors.

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How we can help
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How we can help

If you are considering investing in Melbourne, Invest Victoria can help you scope the market opportunity and assist you with your business case development through the planning, setting up or ongoing growth stages of your business life cycle.

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We're piloting hydrogen as a clean, secure and sustainable fuel for the future

The Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain project is a world first pilot of hydrogen as a fuel for the future.

As countries tackle the challenge of meeting national and international emissions targets and look for secure, clean and sustainable sources of fuel, hydrogen is becoming recognised as a fuel for the future.The Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain pilot will demonstrate a fully integrated supply chain for hydrogen that could become a fuel for the future of Australia.

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Melbourne's population growing faster than Sydney

4.9 million people and growing

Melbourne is a thriving market, rapidly growing in size. Melbourne's population of 4.9 million has grown more quickly than any other Australian city over the past 10 years. If trends continue, Melbourne could overtake Sydney as Australia's largest city by 2030.

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Alibaba sets up Australia and New Zealand HQ in Melbourne

Alibaba sets up Australia and New Zealand HQ in Melbourne

Alibaba is part of a growing list of leading international digital technology companies that have chosen to locate their regional operations in Melbourne, including Zendesk, Slack, Square, and Cognizant.Alibaba’s websites have hundreds of millions of active Chinese users and handle more business than eBay and Amazon combined.

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Australia is one of the top ranked countries for global talent

Australia is one of the top ranked countries for talent in the world. INSEAD Global Talent Index ranks Australia second in the Asia Pacific region for talent. Victoria is the most highly educated state in Australia.

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Melbourne is Australia's Tech City

As the Tech City of Australia, Melbourne is the Asia Pacific base for leading US tech companies like Square, Zendesk, Culture Amp and Airwallex. Most of Australia's tech talent graduate in Melbourne, and the city is one of the world's most liveable in the world.

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