Advancing Victoria's manufacturing. A blueprint for the future

Published: 12 September 2017

Advancing Victorian manufacturing - a blueprint for the future

The Victorian Government has today announced a plan to grow the state's manufacturing industry and create highly-skilled jobs.

Advancing Victoria's Manufacturing. A Blueprint for the Future provides the vision for Victoria's manufacturing industry, focusing on areas that position Victorians for the jobs of the future, enable business growth through commercialised innovation and new market opportunities, and draw on areas of strength where Victorian businesses and research organisations are clear global leaders.

The statement outlines actions to grow Victorian manufacturing, including for product and process innovation, global knowledge exchange and supply chain connections and enter new export markets.

The statement is backed by existing programs that support the growth of manufacturing, including the Future Industries Manufacturing Program, and $12 million of new initiatives.

For more information about the statement. visit the Advancing Victorian Manufacturing web page.

Businesses are encouraged to register their interest for the new initiatives by visiting the Business Victoria website.