The Victorian Government has this week invited Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for the delivery of 13 new schools under the A$223 million New Schools Public Private Partnership (PPP) project.
An additional round of veski innovation fellowships
– a prestigious Victorian program to attract outstanding global leaders
in science and research to Victoria – is actively seeking applications
from outstanding women in science and research.
Global technology supplier Finmeccanica – Selex ES will establish its Australian Naval Communications headquarters in Melbourne, creating 80 manufacturing jobs by 2019.
Indian company Ray Business Technologies (Raybiztech) has chosen Melbourne as its Australian headquarters. The company plans to create 30 new highly skilled local Information and Communications Technology (ICT) jobs over the next two years.
Expressions of interest are being sought to develop Melbourne's newest inner-city precinct, Egate, on the edge of Melbourne's city centre.
Hong Kong-based independent hotel company the Hind Group is to establish its new Australian headquarters in Melbourne, creating 10 new jobs.
The Fu Wah International Group will establish its Australian headquarters in Melbourne, bringing 20 jobs to Victoria.
Australia's manufacturing sector has been given a boost with the opening of Australia's largest additive manufacturing hub and a new world-class research facility in Melbourne.
The Victorian Government has secured the right for Melbourne to continue to host the Australian leg of the world's largest digital games festival, the Penny Arcade Expo Australia (PAX Aus), for the next five years until 2019.
Japanese food production company, Kaiteki Fresh has announced a new state-of-the-art hydroponic facility in Bunyip, one hour east of Melbourne. The multi-million dollar investment will be the first facility of its kind outside of Asia, and will create 40 new local jobs.
The expression of interest for the Ballarat West Employment Zone (BWEZ) has officially opened. BWEZ is the Ballarat region's engine room for jobs and economic growth over the next 20 years.
The Victorian Government has launched Australia's first web tool specifically designed to help Victorian communities locate mining and exploration activities in their regions quickly and easily.