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International education takes-off with increased flights to Latin America

LATAM Airlines Group will increase the number of flights on its non-stop service between Melbourne and Santiago, Chile, in response to growing demand from passengers travelling between Australia and South America.

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Grant gears up Maton Guitars for global expansion

Melbourne-based guitar company, Maton Guitars is set to create more jobs and increase its export business thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Victorian Government's Future Industries Manufacturing Program.

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Third round of Wine Growth Fund announced

Victoria’s wine industry will taste even better thanks to a $2 million boost from the Victorian Government through the third round of the Wine Growth Fund.

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eCommerce boost for Victoria as BVAccel sets up HQ in Melbourne

Victoria’s reputation as a leader in eCommerce was boosted late last week with the announcement that US digital agency, Brand Value Accelerator (BVAccel), will establish its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne creating 50 new jobs.

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Melbourne digitech companies prosper at CommunicAsia

Global Victoria's ICT team recently led a 56 strong delegation on a trade mission to ConnecTechAsia to raise Melbourne's national and international profile as Australia's technology hub.

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Australia’s trade reaches record-high status

A report summarising Australia’s total trade in goods and services has revealed a record 11 per cent increase to $763.2 billion in 2017 compared to 2016. It's a result that's helping to drive the nation's economic growth and create new jobs.

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Expo Live grants program for innovation projects

The Expo 2020 Dubai organisers have started to promote the next round of the ‘Expo Live’ grants program for Innovation Impact.

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Supporting Victoria's next generation of world-leading cancer researchers

Victoria's next generation of world-leading researchers will receive the support they need to continue the fight against cancer.

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Over $13 million to accelerate Victorian startups

More than 170 Victorian startups will benefit from a $13.45 million investment by the Victorian Government to establish three world-class accelerators in Victoria.

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London Tech Week attracts major export opportunities for Victorian companies

The ICT/Technology Global Victoria team and the Victorian Government's Trade and Investment (VGTI) office in London, in conjunction with the UK Department of Investment and Trade led a trade mission to London Tech Week from 10 to 15 June incorporating 60 delegates representing 44 Victorian companies.

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Victoria backs TPP and benefits of free trade

The Victorian Government has made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) backing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after commissioning a first-of-its-kind report to support its cause.

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Defence industry MoU opens doors for Victorian SMEs to enter EU market

A broad-ranging Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on defence industry collaboration was signed between the Australian Industry and Defence Network (AIDN) Victoria CEO, Claire Willette and the Region Centre-Val de Loire in France on 13 June 2018.

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