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NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS – Two updated funding opportunities

NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS – Two updated funding opportunities

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Round 2 of the $47.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund (AMGF) opens today Today the Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Senator Hon Michaelia Cash announced the opening of applications for round 2 of the $47.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund.  The program aims to support capital projects by small to medium enterprises […]

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Student placement achievements recognised at NBAA

Student placement achievements recognised at NBAA

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The achievements of NORTH Link’s Northern Industry Student Placement Program (NISPP) were recognised at the 2017 Northern Business Achievement Awards held in December. NISPP connects local businesses with tertiary students so that businesses benefit from their expertise and students gain valuable workplace experience. In 2017, 116 students were placed in local businesses and other organisations […]

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Elk wins 2017 NBAA Business of the Year

Elk wins 2017 NBAA Business of the Year

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The 2017 Business of the Year Award sponsored by the Victorian Government was awarded to Preston clothing and accessories business Elk, for business excellence across all areas of operations (nominated by the City of Darebin). Other winners were: The Sustainability and Environment Award sponsored by Apprenticeships Matter, which recognised sustainability and environmental best practice was awarded to Somerton business  Close the Loop for their […]

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Ageing and Old-Age in Asia-Pacific

Ageing and Old-Age in Asia-Pacific

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Advancing knowledge and sharing innovation in research into ageing in Asia-Pacific. Do not miss this opportunity to hear from renowned international leaders and local experts associated with ageing and old-age in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. Day 1 highlights: Dementia Care Workshop – ‘Dealing with dementia’ Health and Aged Care Day 2 highlights: Breakfast workshop […]

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$47.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund guidelines NOW on business.gov.au

$47.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund guidelines NOW on business.gov.au

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The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO released the $47.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund guidelines on business.gov.au and announced the program will accept applications from 7 July  to 14 August 2017.  This program is a key element of the $100 million Advanced Manufacturing Fund announced in the 2017-18 Budget […]

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NORTH Link congratulates Melbourne’s North Manufacturing Hall of Fame winners

NORTH Link congratulates Melbourne’s North Manufacturing Hall of Fame winners

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NORTH Link congratulates Melbourne’s North Manufacturing Hall of Fame winners Congratulations are due to the following Melbourne’s North companies recognised in the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards held on Tuesday 9 May 2017. Manufacturer of the Year: Large Business – Sutton Tools (winner) High Growth Sector – Food and Fibre – Procal Dairies (winner) Manufacturer […]

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NORTH Link Delegation to Canberra – working for Melbourne’s North and its economy

NORTH Link Delegation to Canberra – working for Melbourne’s North and its economy

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NORTH Link led a Melbourne’s North delegation to Canberra on 28-29 March 2017 and it was a great success. Delegates were drawn from the Cities of Banyule, Darebin and Hume and the Shires of Nillumbik and Mitchell (representing all 7 Councils in Melbourne’s North, La Trobe University, Melbourne Polytechnic, Bendigo Kangan Institute, Northern Health and […]

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NORTH Link welcomes North East Link announcement

NORTH Link welcomes North East Link announcement

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NORTH Link welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement that it will proceed with the North East Link if re-elected. “The North East Link will plug the ‘missing link’ in Greater Melbourne’s  Metropolitan Ring Road”, says NORTH Link Executive Director Chris James. “Northern residents and businesses have paid the price associated with the ‘missing link’ for years […]

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Major investment announcements for the North from La Trobe University and Optus

Major investment announcements for the North from La Trobe University and Optus

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I had great pleasure today in witnessing La Trobe University and Optus announce two major investments that will take place in Melbourne’s North. The first is a major 5 year agreement between La Trobe University and Optus. The Optus agreement  with La Trobe University is a strategic alliance designed to deliver an integrated, digitally connected campus, a state-of-the-art Sports Precinct […]

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Northern Horizons – 50 Year Infrastructure Strategy for Melbourne’s North – Update 2016

Northern Horizons – 50 Year Infrastructure Strategy for Melbourne’s North – Update 2016

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Melbourne’s North is destined to become a major hub for food and beverage, advanced manufacturing, health and other rising industries, creating thousands of new jobs, if the private and government sectors co-invest in much-needed job-creating infrastructure in the region. As a manufactured physical goods exporter with a long supply/value chain, high quality infrastructure is vital […]

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