A centre of excellence has been announced for horticultural research at Tatura, and a new $5 million Goulburn Valley Industry and Employment fund has been opened by the Victorian Government today.March 4, 2014 11:00am
A centre of excellence has been announced for horticultural research at Tatura, and a new $5 million Goulburn Valley Industry and Employment fund has been opened by the Victorian Government today.
Deputy Premier Peter Ryan said the Goulburn Valley Industry and Employment Plan set out strategic approaches to leverage new industry, trade, investment and employment opportunities.
‘‘Food production and food processing have a strong future in the Goulburn Valley and this plan will implement a long-term strategic approach to manage structural change in the region,” Mr Ryan said.
An independent Transition Committee made up of local stakeholders will oversee delivery of actions from the plan.
Mr Ryan said the new $5 million Goulburn Valley Industry and Infrastructure Fund fund will directly support business and industry to create jobs and boost productivity. The fund is now open for interested businesses and industry to apply,” Mr Ryan said.
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