The Victorian and Australian governments have reached an agreement to construct the Melbourne Airport Rail Link which will connect Victoria’s regional and metropolitan rail networks to the airport for the first time.
Export consulting and global logistics company Balmoral has announced the establishment of its Australian HQ in Melbourne.
UK British technology and engineering consultancy BJSS has chosen Melbourne for its first Australian office – and its first location in the Asia Pacific region.
A trial of zero-emission buses to start in the coming months in Victoria, with the Budget 2020-21 committing $20 million to investigate solutions to achieve a zero-emission bus fleet.
The Victorian Budget 2020/21 supports a stronger, more innovative and sustainable agriculture industry across the State.
Victoria has launched its Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre which will fast-track the State’s recycling revolution.
A five year $2.3 million Hydrogen Test Bed project has officially commenced at Deakin University’s Warrnambool campus, further strengthening Victoria’s new energy sector.
A major new biotech manufacturing facility will be established in Melbourne, helping to position Victoria at the forefront of the global influenza vaccine market.
The Australian Institute for Infectious Disease will be established the heart of Melbourne’s renowned Parkville biomedical precinct, further strengthening Victoria’s world leading reputation in medical research.
Victoria’s thriving creative industry received a massive boost with the State Government announcing a record investment of $33.8 million in the 2020-21 Budget in local screen productions to allow more global and local projects to be shot here.
Global biotech company CSL has commenced manufacturing the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca AZD1222 COVID-19 vaccine candidate at its unique advanced manufacturing facility in Broadmeadows, in the north west of Melbourne.
In a further boost for Victoria’s thriving renewable energy sector, the State will be home to the largest battery in the southern hemisphere.