Australian Open 2015
Published: 21 January 2015
Melbourne's annual summer sporting events continue to attract visitors to the city in droves. The Australian Open 2015 kicked off the Grand Slam season on January 19.
Melbourne named second best city in the world for students
Published: 03 December 2014
Melbourne has confirmed its reputation as one of the world’s leading cities for international students after being ranked second in the QS Best Student Cities list.
Trade Mission to Foodex Japan 2015
Published: 01 December 2014
The Victorian Government is seeking expressions of interest from Victorian food and beverage organisations interested in a Trade Mission to Foodex Japan.
Featured grants & assistance
Inspiring Women program
Status: Expressions of Interest accepted
The Victorian Government, through its Lead Scientist Leonie Walsh, is partnering with veski to deliver a program supporting women to pursue science careers in Victoria
Status: Applications for Streetlife are open
A Grants program to support small businesses in local shopping precincts to assist them to better attract and retain customers.
Investing in Manufacturing Technologies
Status: Expressions of Interest now open
Grants of up to $250,000 are available on a competitive basis, to assist manufacturers with the purchase and integration of new technologies.
Business guidanceA workshop run by the Small Business Victoria’s Small Business Workshops and Seminars program called Building Your Online Strategy has helped Linda Tassone, look at how to use online tools to support and enhance her bookshop Jeffrey’s Books.
'From simple brand awareness initiatives to delivering the type of service our customers want, there was a lot to take away from the workshop', said Linda.
Recognising Tourism Excellence (RACV Victorian Tourism Awards)
Sovereign Hill was the overall winner of the 2014 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards, winning Major Tourist Attractions. Supported by the Department, the awards promote excellence and innovation. Find out about the winners and placegetters.