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World-first Victorian drug trial aims to delay Alzheimer’s disease

The University of Melbourne has appealed to Victorians to join the world's largest drug trial which aims to delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease.

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EOI for Melbourne Metro Rail tunnel

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now being sought to deliver the new Melbourne Metro Rail tunnel, Australia's biggest transport project, through a Public Private Partnership – expected to worth up to A$6 billion.

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Melbourne biotech company Opthea trials new macular degeneration drug

An innovative Melbourne biotech company has overcome a major hurdle in the development of a new drug for the treatment of widespread, age related eye disease.

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US giant GE buys Melbourne tech startup Daintree Networks for A$100 million

In one of the biggest private sales of Australian technology, a local building automation startup has been sold to a big American multinational for more than A$100 million.

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Architects chosen for State Library redevelopment

A consortium of internationally celebrated architects has been selected to design the A$83.1 million State Library Victoria Vision 2020 redevelopment.

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Victoria at the forefront of cyber security

Victoria has hailed the development of a national cyber security strategy designed to strengthen our cyber defences and contribute to research and development.

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Australia-China Science and Research Fund

The Australian Federal Government has invested A$5.95 million in six new joint research centres to encourage stronger innovation and science links with China.

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It’s official: Melbourne is the world’s sporting capital

Melbourne has been confirmed as the sporting capital of the world for the last decade.

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Victoria’s Creative industries strategy - A$115m fund for film, TV, digital games, design fashion and arts

Victoria has launched a A$115 million creative industries strategy to build the state's film, television, digital games, design, fashion and arts sectors.

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Melbourne gamer Hipster Whale’s Disney Crossy Road tops the global charts

An innovative Melbourne video games producer has topped the US iPad and iPhone charts on the first day of release of its latest title.

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New Melbourne medtech accelerator to target social enterprises and startups

An Australian medtech company has launched an accelerator program, designed to support medtech social enterprises and startups in the sector.

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Victoria’s China Strategy to create more business and job opportunities

Victoria's new China Strategy is designed to strengthen economic and cultural ties with our largest trading partner.

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