Bolstering native food markets through blockchain

The Victorian Government is helping to bolster the native foods industry by supporting Traditional Owners with new options to track and sell native foods through blockchain.

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Growth opportunity and new jobs for Victorian medtechs

A new Victorian Government grant program will help Victorian medtech startups and scaleups accelerate their pathway to market, increasing healthcare innovation and creating high-skilled jobs in one of the state’s fastest growing industries.

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Recycling solutions turn Victoria's trash into treasure

Victoria’s sustainable and thriving circular economy is gaining momentum with the help of everyday Victorians who are stepping up to reduce waste – with more than 220 million containers already recycled through the Container Deposit Scheme (CDS).

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Victoria unveils first all-electric bus depot

Victoria is charging towards its nation-leading target of achieving net zero emissions by 2045, with the opening of Victoria’s first electric bus depot in Melbourne’s north-east.

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Investing in world-first tech for vaccine development

The capability of Melbourne, Victoria’s world-class medical research sector is increasing with the Victorian Government investing in a world-first Victorian platform to fast-track the development of vaccines and therapeutic treatments by safely testing their effectiveness and side effects.

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Melbourne Food and Wine Festival spicing up the city

More than 200 extra events are set to spark flavour palettes across Melbourne in this year’s Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, with the blockbuster program showcasing Victoria’s vibrant hospitality, agriculture and cultural talent.

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Helping our game developers press play on their dreams

The Victorian Government is backing the next generation of digital game talent, with a new round of grants supporting a new crop of global hit games created in Victoria.

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Deloitte says Victoria to lead states in economic growth

In a strong signal to international investors, the Deloitte Access Economics’ Business Outlook report predicts that Victoria will lead all Australian states in economic growth over the next five years.

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New cellular lab to back Victorian blood cancer research

The Victorian Government is celebrating the opening of a new cellular laboratory at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, which deliver more local research into blood cancers than ever before, and strengthen Victoria’s position as an innovator at the forefront of medical research and development globally.

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Boosting pandemic preparedness with research grants

The Victorian Government is supporting Victoria’s best and brightest in medical research, with a new $17 million grants program helping to create new research opportunities and boost pandemic preparedness.

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Farmers, manufacturers drive record food and fibre exports

A new report shows Victoria is Australia’s flagbearer for international food and fibre sales, with booming exports boosting jobs and putting the state within reach of achieving a strategic goal years ahead of schedule.

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