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Victoria confirmed as Australia’s Edtech Hub

From 2021, Melbourne will host the EduTECH International Congress and Expo, the largest education technology exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere, held in Sydney for the last nine years.

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Victoria and Singapore unite for a virtual trade mission connecting the finTech and regTech ecosystems

Global Victoria and the world's largest network of multi-corporate backed accelerators - Startupbootcamp have joined forces to connect Victoria's and Singapore's FinTech and RegTech ecosystems and develop trade relationships between Australian businesses and international partners virtually.

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2020 Australia Export & Investment Awards: this year's awards are all about you!

Celebrating your remarkable stories of resilience, ingenuity and courage.

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Melbourne’s Ronson Gears shoots for the stars with Lockheed Martin

In the last year, Lockheed Martin has signed five contracts with Ronson Gears under its Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program agreement with the Commonwealth making the gear manufacturer the first-ever Australian company to supply precision gear components that will be carried into space.

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Aussie and Kiwi tech companies immersed virtually in LTW 2020

The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) in partnership with Global Victoria are thrilled to have founded the very first free virtual trade mission to London Tech Week (LTW).

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Agile Victorian manufacturers create new ventilator industry

Victoria’s world-leading manufacturers have created a ventilator production industry from scratch with Ballarat’s Gekko Systems to start making the country’s first Australian-designed machines within weeks.

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Victorian tech company MailGuard a big phish in cloud email security

Since Craig McDonald launched MailGuard in 2001 after an email-borne virus caused havoc for his then business, he’s now regarded as a world-leader in cloud email security, and his company is the world’s largest private email Software as a Service (SaaS) security provider.

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New Round of Wine Export Grants Open on 17 August 2020

$1 million dollars has been allocated to the Wine Export Grants program for a new round of grants as part of the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package (the $50m Package), to assist wine producers in maintaining their marketing efforts during the current travel restrictions.

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Exporter Spotlight: Openpay

Melbourne-headquartered fintech company Openpay recently secured a £25 million funding facility with leading UK financier Global Growth Capital to support continued growth in their recently established UK business.

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New Victorian Commissioner appointed to Southeast Asia

The Victorian Government will continue its focus on building strong business, trade, investment and cultural relations across the world following the appointment of a new Commissioner for Victoria to Southeast Asia.

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Persistence and diversification bearing fruit for Victoria’s grape growers

Six years after Australia gained market access for table grapes to Japan and South Korea in 2014 (after many years of negotiation by the Australian Government, supported by industry and state government partners) – and amidst possibly the most difficult economic conditions in decades – Victorian grapes growers and exporters are enjoying bumper sales to both Japan and South Korea.

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Victorian Government launches $1.5 million accelerator investment fund for AI scaleups

The Victorian Government has announced it would contribute $1.5 million to the establishment of Australia’s first multimillion-dollar accelerator and investment fund for Artificial Intelligence (AI) scaleups.

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