A team at Murdoch Children's Research
Institute has developed a groundbreaking test for fragile X in newborns,
and is now being used in a pilot study to screen 100,000 Victorian babies.
Melbourne is in the process of
building a giant precinct for innovation that will act to nurture the city's
founders and entrepreneurs and deliver social and economic impact.
Australia's National Health and
Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has announced almost A$5 million in funding
for the Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) to boost Australia's response to infectious
Victoria has become the latest Australian state to announce ambitious new energy targets, aiming to have 25 per cent of its electricity to come from renewable energy by 2020, and 40 per cent by 2025.
Victorian small business owner
14-year-old Isabella Dymalovski has celebrated the official launch of her
natural skincare range, Luv Ur Skin this week.
The State Government of Victoria has invested in Melbourne-based
manufacturer Guala Closures,
creating new jobs and boosting exports.
The State Government of Victoria is strengthening
ties with China to bring the two regions' education systems closer together.
Renowned Victorian tourism and
hospitality training provider William Angliss will establish a new training facility
in China. The new facility will be a momentous joint venture with a key player
in the Chinese vocational education sector, the Tourism
College of Zhejiang.
Victoria is set to see a surge in
Chinese visitation as Xiamen Air arrives at Melbourne Airport for
the first time.
Leading Australian cloud and mobile collaboration platform for the global construction industry, Aconex Ltd, has today announced a four year enterprise agreement with ExxonMobil Global Services Company, the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas company.
A new trade and investment office
to be established in Santiago, Chile later this year will be Victoria's first on-the-ground
presence in the Latin American region.