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Victoria’s A$4.9m funding for startups

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.

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Victoria’s economy continues to shine

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.

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Solar to power Melbourne's tram network

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.

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Melbourne company Aubot unveils brain-controlled telepresence robot

An Australian developed telepresence robot will allow people with limited upper-limb mobility to visit sites like work and school remotely.

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Melbourne research program aims to give children the gift of speech

A Melbourne research program is giving children the gift of speech after finding links between genetics and childhood language problems.

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Approval of cancer drug offers hope to leukaemia patients

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.

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CSL launches new treatment for haemophilia

A new treatment for haemophilia A is to be launched in Europe by CSL following approval by the European Commission.

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Melbourne a world leader in super

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.

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