Andrews Govt Grant Enables Expansion Of Confectionery Company

Andrews Govt Grant Enables Expansion Of Confectionery Company

21 November 2017

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll Ballarat Finds Its Manufacturing Sweet Tooth Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is helping more Ballarat manufacturers grow their operations, create new jobs and take their products to the world. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight today visited Ferndale Confectionery to […]

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Wages Up 0.5% September Quarter 2017

Wages Up 0.5% September Quarter 2017

15 November 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Wages Rise 0.5% Seasonally Adjusted Victor P Taffa Seasonally adjusted Wage Price Index (WPI) rose 0.5 % in the September quarter 2017 and 2.0 % over the year, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). WPI, seasonally adjusted, has recorded quarterly wages growth in the range […]

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Dwelling Approvals Up 1.8 % September 2017

Dwelling Approvals Up 1.8 % September 2017

11 November 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Rise 1.8 % In September Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved rose 1.8 % in September 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for 8 months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. Dwelling approvals increased in: Australian Capital Territory (7.9 %), Northern […]

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Electrician Regulations To Be Improved

Electrician Regulations To Be Improved

08 November 2017

Western Australia Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations Bill Johnston New Regulations To Improve Safety For Electricians Victor P Taffa Amendments to regulations to improve safety for electricians Electrical work on/near live electrical installations or equipment will be prohibited, except for rare circumstances McGowan Government has introduced new legislation to help improve the safety of […]

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Dwelling Completions Up 18 % For 12 Months To August 2017

Dwelling Completions Up 18 % For 12 Months To August 2017

06 November 2017

New South Wales Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony Roberts New South Wales Housing Approvals Exceed Target Victor P Taffa New South Wales has experienced its 45th consecutive month of record housing approvals far exceeding the Premier’s Priority Target of 50,000 approvals, the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows. New South […]

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Minister Welcomes Grants For South Australian Exporters

Minister Welcomes Grants For South Australian Exporters

04 November 2017

South Australia Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith Grants To Help South Australian Exporters Grow Market Share Victor P Taffa 14 South Australian exporters and 1 industry group will share in $299,951 to support their marketing and development strategies grow and reach new global markets. “Export Partnership Program is helping increase our State’s presence […]

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Healthcare And Social Assistance Employs 16% Of Workforce

Healthcare And Social Assistance Employs 16% Of Workforce

25 October 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Healthcare And Social Assistance Our Largest Industry Victor P Taffa Health Care and Social Assistance industry was the largest industry by employment in the 2016 Census of Population and Housing, reveals latest data. Health Care and Social Assistance industry, spanning sectors such as hospitals, GP’s and aged and child care, grew […]

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Winners Announced At 38th Governor Of Victoria Export Awards

Winners Announced At 38th Governor Of Victoria Export Awards

18 October 2017

Victoria Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis Soap Stocks And Abalone Win Victorian Export Awards Victor P Taffa Victoria’s best exporters were acknowledged at the 38th Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEA’s), with businesses in digital stock trading, goat soap and abalone each taking home prestigious awards. “It’s great to see such a diverse […]

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Gunner Govt Signs Project Development Agreement To Deliver Ship Lift Facility

Gunner Govt Signs Project Development Agreement To Deliver Ship Lift Facility

22 September 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Major Milestone for Job-Creating Ship Lift Victor P Taffa A Project Development Agreement (PDA) has been signed between the Gunner Territory Government and the Paspaley Group to deliver a Ship Lift and Marine Industries Project. This major milestone paves the way for hundreds of construction and ongoing jobs for […]

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Master Builders SA 2017 Building Excellence Awards Goes To Loxton Research Centre

Master Builders SA 2017 Building Excellence Awards Goes To Loxton Research Centre

14 August 2017

South Australia Minister for Regional Development Geoff Brock Loxton Research Centre Wins Master Builders Award Victor P Taffa Newly redeveloped Loxton Research Centre has topped the state at the Master Builders SA 2017 Building Excellence Awards. “I congratulate Michael Kregar Building and its contractors and suppliers who have delivered a building of outstanding quality which […]

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Biggest Single-Lift Piece Of Machinery Unveiled By Premier

Biggest Single-Lift Piece Of Machinery Unveiled By Premier

05 August 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Premier Unveils The Biggest Single-Lift Piece Of Machinery At The AMC Victor P Taffa Completion of $100 Million build utilising skills and local industry capacities Western Australia shines in fabrication and construction of mining equipment 400 local jobs generated in stacker and reclaimer production in Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan […]

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Dwelling Approvals Up 0.1 % In June 2017

Dwelling Approvals Up 0.1 % In June 2017

04 August 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Dwelling Approvals Rise 0.1 % In June Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved rose 0.1 % in June 2017, in trend terms, after falling for 3 months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Dwelling approvals have been relatively stable in trend terms over […]

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Minister Attends Opening Of Plastics Manufacturing Facility

Minister Attends Opening Of Plastics Manufacturing Facility

16 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan Ampacet Joins The Manufacturing Hub Of Victoria Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is celebrating another win for local manufacturing, with Ampacet Australia establishing its new state-of-the-art facility and Centre for Excellence in the heart of Melbourne’s southeast. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today attended the […]

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Air Vice Marshal Margaret Staib Appointed As Defence And Security Advocate

Air Vice Marshal Margaret Staib Appointed As Defence And Security Advocate

27 June 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Defence Advocate To Fight For Territory Jobs Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced the appointment of a former senior defence official, Air Vice Marshal Margaret Staib, as the Northern Territory’s first Defence and National Security Advocate. Ms. Staib’s role will be to position the Territory to […]

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Western Australia Steel Fabricators Secure Funding For AS/NZS 5131 Standard

Western Australia Steel Fabricators Secure Funding For AS/NZS 5131 Standard

27 June 2017

Western Australia Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations Bill Johnston Steel Sector Pursuing Further Quality Victor P Taffa 3 Western Australia steel fabricators secure funding for new AS/NZS 5131 standard Up to $10,000 in funding for majority of certification costs 3 Western Australian steel fabrication businesses have received funding by the State Government’s popular Industry […]

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Carbon Fibre Production Enters An Exciting New Stage In Victoria

Carbon Fibre Production Enters An Exciting New Stage In Victoria

25 June 2017

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan A New Era For Carbon Fibre Manufacturing Victor P Taffa Victoria has again cemented itself as the nation’s leader in advanced manufacturing with a new partnership between Deakin University and LeMond Composites to revolutionise carbon fibre production. Andrews Government today welcomed the $US44 Million ($AUD58 Million) deal […]

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Minister Launches Hackerspaces Grant At Brisbane’s First BrisMakerFest

Minister Launches Hackerspaces Grant At Brisbane’s First BrisMakerFest

05 June 2017

Queensland Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham Palaszczuk Govt Grants Target Manufacturing Innovation Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is targeting the next generation of Queensland’s innovators, problem solvers and makers with a new $450,000 grant program aimed at boosting jobs and creating new opportunities in advanced manufacturing through innovative community hubs. Minister for State Development […]

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2017 Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Presented By Minister

2017 Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Presented By Minister

10 May 2017

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan Victoria’s Champions Of Manufacturing Take Centre Stage Victor P Taffa Victoria’s best and brightest manufacturers have been recognised at the 2017 Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards last night. “Manufacturing in Victoria is alive and well, and we are proud to recognise the industry’s best and brightest.” Minister […]

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Adelaide Welcomes Buyers For Food Festival On From 30 April-7 May 2017

Adelaide Welcomes Buyers For Food Festival On From 30 April-7 May 2017

02 May 2017

South Australia Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith Major International Buyers Arrive In South Australia Victor P Taffa Around 20 major international buyers are in Adelaide on a three-day trade mission showcasing South Australia’s high quality food and wine. “I am committed to supporting South Australian businesses to showcase their high quality products to […]

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New Underquoting Laws Come Into Effect On 1 May 2017

New Underquoting Laws Come Into Effect On 1 May 2017

29 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz Simplifying House Prices For Buyers Victor P Taffa New underquoting laws come into effect on 1 May that will make house sale prices clearer and more transparent for would-be buyers. “Buying a house is stressful enough without having to deal with these types of underhanded tactics by real […]

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