Up to $30 billion in funding unlocked from today in National Skills Agreement

Up to $30 billion in funding for the vocational education and training (VET) sector begins flowing from today, with the start of the

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

More apprentices can now access cost of living relief

Around 38,000 apprentices and trainees across 60 in-demand occupations are now eligible for financial assistance, under the expanded

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

2024 Australian Apprenticeship Priority List

The Albanese Government is helping address cost of living pressures for apprentices and trainees, by expanding the Australian Apprenticeship Priority Li

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

300,000 additional Fee-Free TAFE places to help with cost of living pressures

An additional 300,000 Fee-Free TAFE and VET places are being made available from 2024 to 2026, providing cost of living support for Australians choosing to study in priority…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

New service joins myGov

The Albanese Government is helping students to manage more of their government business in the palm of their hand, with myGov welcoming a new service. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Jason Clare MP

Interview - Sunrise with Monique Wright

Subjects: Getting wages moving, Closing Loopholes, cost of living, polling.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC Adelaide Mornings with Paul Gough

Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE, VET Sector, TAFE career pathways, Australian skills shortage

Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - 6PR Mornings with Gary Adshead

Subjects: Ban on engineered stone, Closing Loopholes laws, minimum standards for the gig economy, casual conversion.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 15 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - Sky News Afternoon Agenda with Tom Connell

Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE, Migration Strategy, UN resolution

Release type: Transcript

Date: 14 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Media conference - Eagle Farm TAFE, Brisbane

Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE and VET places.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 14 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

More than 43,000 extra Fee-Free TAFE places in Queensland

The Albanese and Queensland Governments today announced a further 43,400 Fee-Free TAFE places will be available for Queenslanders from January 2024, giving more people the opportunity to skill-up…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Steven Miles MP
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP

Service improvement trials for Workforce Australia Online

The Australian Government is undertaking service improvement trials for Workforce Australia Online, to ensure employment services better meet the needs of th

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

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