The State Government of Victoria has announced a A$4.9
million boost for the state's booming startup sector with Round 2 funding from
the A$60 million startup initiative, LaunchVic.
Victoria's population growth has
come out on top in the CommSec State of the States report, continuing the states
reign as the nation's top state for people to call home.
The first large-scale solar power plant to be built in Victoria will
power Melbourne's tram network, the largest urban tram network in the world.
Australian developed telepresence robot will allow people with limited
upper-limb mobility to visit sites like work and school remotely.
A Melbourne research program is giving children the
gift of speech after finding links between genetics and childhood language
In a major
milestone for cancer sufferers, a new drug that dissolves advanced forms of
chronic lymphocytic leukaemia has been approved for use in Australia.
A new treatment for haemophilia A is to be launched in Europe by CSL following approval by the European
Australia has a national retirement savings pool of A$2.2 trillion, the fourth largest in the world, and yet only has a population of 22 million. Melbourne, as the home of many super funds, is highly influential in achieving this feat.