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Melbourne’s mining giants stride the globe

Melbourne has long been the spiritual home of Australian mining. While this is a legacy of the Australian gold rush of the 19th century, today this dynamic and rapidly growing industry has a truly global focus, and the city's resources giants are driving a wave of foreign investment both locally and around the world.

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Melbourne - a global hub for mining business and services

The downturn in Australian mining and construction has been well documented but the industry is far from suffering.  In fact, it has burst its banks and has spilled out into becoming a global industry - with Melbourne the hub.

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Usain Bolt to race in the world’s sports capital, Melbourne

Usain Bolt, the fastest man in history, will come to Victoria next year to compete in a world-exclusive event secured by the State Government of Victoria.

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Melbourne leads way as Pension Fund Management Centre

With trillions of dollars of funds under management in Australia, governments around the world are tapping into the expertise of Victorian pension fund experts.

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Why you can bank on Melbourne for pension fund expertise

A strong financial sector has been a key factor underpinning Melbourne's prominent role in the Australian pension fund market.

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Melbourne makes the right moves in Pension Fund sector

Great foresight from Melbourne's business and investment chiefs has seen the city become a role model in the global pension fund market.

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US tech company Hired chooses Melbourne as its headquarters

Global recruitment network Hired has chosen to base its regional headquarters in Melbourne, which will create 20 new jobs over the next two years.

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Monash University creates drug development manufacturing centre

A new manufacturing innovation centre at Melbourne's Monash University will help pharmaceutical and biotech companies manufacture drugs more efficiently, keep up with complex regulations and prepare students for jobs in the industry.

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New Centre for Commercialisation of Regenerative Medicine for Victoria

The first Australian node of the Centre for Commercialisation of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) — a branch of an internationally acclaimed Canadian centre for regenerative medicine will be set up in Melbourne, adding to the state's world renowned medical technology, biological technology and pharmaceuticals sector.

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New Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre in Melbourne

A new A$4 million medicines manufacturing centre will be established in Victoria to help the pharmaceutical industry create new products, grow exports and develop skills.

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AusBiotech Conference in Melbourne unites life sciences

A successful biotech industry requires the collaboration of entrepreneurs, investors and researchers, and these three groups will gather together in Melbourne this week.

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Fast growing Melbourne tech startup Unlockd raises A$39.5m to go global

One of Australia's fastest growing tech startups has raised up to A$39.5 million to further expand its global footprint.

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