Australia represented at OECD Skills Summit

Skills and Training Minister Brendan O’Connor will this week travel to Brussels to attend the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Skills Summit, along with Skills and…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 21 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - 3AW Drive with Jacqui Felgate

Subjects: Review of the Apprenticeships Incentive System

Release type: Transcript

Date: 19 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System Strategic Review

The Honourable Justice Iain Ross AO and Ms Lisa Paul AO have been selected to lead a Strategic Review of the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - Greg Jennett, ABC Afternoon Briefing

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Prime Minister Albanese’s engagement, impact of inflation on wage growth, prioritisation of Australian media on streaming services.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 15 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

$30 million to deliver remote training hubs to First Nations peoples in Central Australia

The Albanese Labor Government is improving access to education, training and employment in the Northern Territory with a $30 million

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Linda Burney MP
  • Marion Scrymgour MP

Next steps on closing the gap: delivering remote jobs

The Albanese Government is announcing a new Remote Jobs and Economic Development Program (RJED) that will help close the gap in employment outcomes by creating 3,000 jobs in remote Australia.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Linda Burney MP
  • Senator the Hon Malarndirri McCarthy MP
  • The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • Michelle Rowland MP

Interview - Sarah Ferguson, ABC 7.30

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Closing Loopholes laws.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 12 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Address to the Australian Financial Review – Workforce Summit

I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land where the summit is taking place, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and pay my respects to Elders both past and…

Release type: Speech

Date: 12 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

New Jobs and Skills Australia Commissioner

Professor Barney Glover AO, the current Vice-Chancellor and President of Western Sydney University, has been appointed the new Commissioner of Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA).

Release type: Media Release

Date: 10 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

More young Australians advising the Albanese Government

The Albanese Government is working directly with young people on policies and programs that matter to them. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Anne Aly MP
  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Linda Burney MP
  • The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP
  • The Hon Jason Clare MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - Sky News Newsday with Kieran Gilbert

Subjects: PNG relations, vocational education and training integrity legislation, industrial relations legislation.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 8 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - Dave Marchese, Triple J Hack

E&OE Transcript Subject: Closing Loopholes 2.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 8 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

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