Collaboration the key to more manufacturing jobs

Manufacturers, research institutions, and a range of other organisations are being encouraged to work together on job-creating projects as part of the $800 million Collaboration stream of the Federal Government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative. Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, said interested parties have a month to apply for the Collaboration stream – applications open today…

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Indigenous company to deliver Puckapunyal upgrades

The Federal Government has today announced a $45.8 million head contract to deliver critical upgrades at Puckapunyal Military Area, delivering a significant economic boost to regional Victoria. In line with the Federal Government’s commitment to support Indigenous businesses, Barpa Pty Ltd, a proud and dynamic Australian Indigenous construction company, has been awarded the contract. Ms…

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Shepparton support program extended to 2024

A federally funded program helping Goulburn Valley youths who are experiencing mental illness find work is being extended so more young people can seek employment opportunities. Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, said the Shepparton headspace site would continue to run its successful Individual Placement and Support Program that addresses barriers preventing people with mental…

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