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.
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.
$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) welcomes submissions from interested individuals and groups on the potential opportunities and impacts of a future Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United Kingdom (UK).
Vietnam has now largely re-opened for business and is forecast to be the only major Southeast Asian economy to maintain moderate growth in 2020.
Ignition Immersive are an award-winning Melbourne-based company founded by Darren Vukusinovic and Wing Cheung. The pair are passionate about compelling storytelling and pushing the boundaries of innovation to elicit empathy and empower their audiences to learn, engage and interact.
Melbourne-born behaviour change creative agency, Hard Edge recently launched a new program called MyPlace to support organisations whose employees find themselves working remotely because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Melbourne-based tech startup PHORIA are vying to take out one of the internet's highly coveted awards at the 2020 Webbys with their AR gameplay REWILD Our Planet.