General News


VTIC welcomes election of Melbourne Lord Mayor, Sally Capp

19-May-2018 10:57 AM
The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) is looking forward to working with the City of Melbourne’s new Lord Mayor Sally Capp to enhance Melbourne’s position as Australia’s number one holiday destination for domestic and international visitors.


Business community welcomes election of Melbourne Lord Mayor, Sally Capp

19-May-2018 10:05 AM
Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chief Executive Mark Stone AM today congratulated newly elected Lord Mayor Sally Capp on her win in the City of Melbourne by-election.

Maurice Blackburn

VMIA and Federal Government must be held to account for failing abuse survivors

18-May-2018 11:00 AM
Lawyers have today blasted a decision from one Victoria’s biggest public insurers to not fund redress scheme payments, saying insurers must meet their responsibilities to abuse survivors and that the decision again demonstrated the Federal Government’s failure to deliver a fair and robust redress scheme.

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Shine Lawyers secure funder for shareholder class action against AMP

16-May-2018 9:45 AM
Shine Lawyers have partnered with Augusta Ventures Limited, the largest litigation funder in the UK market by volume, to bring a shareholder class action against AMP.

University of Auckland

Two degrees for sailing champion

15-May-2018 2:11 PM
Competing on the international yachting circuit while completing two degrees at the University of Auckland wasn’t all plain sailing for George Anyon.

Wintec - Mediaportal

Wintec students get learning experience of a lifetime in China

15-May-2018 1:46 PM
Last September four Wintec business students embarked on a learning experience of a lifetime in China.

Maurice Blackburn

Clear choice now on table for AMP shareholder action

15-May-2018 7:41 AM
Investors will now have the option of using Australia’s most successful and experienced class actions team – Maurice Blackburn Lawyers – to pursue the high-profile corporate conduct failings at AMP. The newly announced action has a funding commission of 12.5%.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

***Media alert***

13-May-2018 9:37 AM
Large price differences between petrol retailers

Wintec - Mediaportal

New degree puts cultural responsiveness at the heart of nursing practise

11-May-2018 10:15 AM
Wintec will be the first New Zealand education provider in the North Island to develop a graduate entry programme in nursing which responds to the growing need for culturally responsive care in the health sector.

Shine Lawyers Pty Ltd


10-May-2018 2:33 PM
New Zealand law firm Shine Lawyers, in partnership with its Australian Abuse team, will be hosting a press conference on May 15th at 12pm at The Shine Lawyers’ Auckland office to announce its new abuse law practice.

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Everyone can get involved in this Saturday’s Showdown!

10-May-2018 12:48 PM
Whether or not you’re going to the game, if you are a Port or Crows supporter, everyone can get into the spirit of the Showdown this week.


Mixed results for Victoria’s tourism industry in Federal Budget

09-May-2018 12:11 PM
This year’s Federal Budget has delivered a mixed bag for Victoria’s tourism industry with wins and losses in some key areas.


Federal Budget improves Victoria’s share of national infrastructure spend

08-May-2018 9:55 PM
The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes the investment in Victorian infrastructure in the 2018-19 Federal Budget.

Dept of Defence


08-May-2018 8:24 PM
The Turnbull Government is sticking to our plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Australians. “Under the Government’s economic plan record jobs are being created, investment is rising and the budget is strengthening.  This means tha

Dept of Defence


08-May-2018 8:06 PM
A SAFER AUSTRALIA - BUDGET 2018-19 DEFENCE OVERVIEW The Turnbull Government’s first priority is the safety and security of Australia and its people. The 2018–19 Budget will provide national and economic security, while generating thousands of A

Maurice Blackburn

New Victorian laws for national redress scheme will provide important choice for survivors seeking justice

08-May-2018 4:57 PM
Lawyers who represent abuse survivors have welcomed the introduction of new laws that pave the way for Victorian survivors to access a national redress scheme


$20 million federal funding will help Avalon take-off as international airport

08-May-2018 12:15 PM
The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment of $20 million to assist Avalon Airport in building its international terminal.