The State Government of
Victoria has provided A$350,000 to help an East Melbourne biotechnology company
to establish a new manufacturing facility.
Victoria has reinforced its reputation as Australia's
technology heartland with the nation's largest and fastest free Wi-Fi network
switched on across Melbourne's city centre.
Victoria will host seven world-class events between now and
Christmas, underlining the state's status as the sporting capital of Australia.
Innovative US-based company, Cognizant Digital Works will
establish its first Asia Pacific Collaboratory in Melbourne, creating up to 110
new high-skill jobs.
Victoria University has signed a unique agreement with the Provincial
Government of East Kalimantan that will pave the way for learning, teaching and
One of the world's fastest growing sportstech companies, GuardLab, will establish its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne later this year and relocate its regional manufacturing provision from Long Island, New York to Melbourne.
Victoria's digi-tech innovation events forge industry collaborations and investment, as well as a common drive to make sure no one is left behind in this next gen, digi-revolution.
Melbourne is set to overtake Sydney as Australia's biggest
city after the state's population topped the 6 million mark.
Legal service provider Herbert Smith Freehills will open an alternative legal services (ALT) office in Melbourne, a first for Australia.
A Hong Kong based software company, which specialises in online analysis for startups, has opened new offices in Melbourne.
A consortium of Australian, Chinese and
international investors will build 65 new high capacity trains in Victoria over
the next six years.
A major American law firm is set to open offices in Sydney
with counsel also based in Melbourne.