Minister O'Connor to attend G20 meetings in India

Minister for Skills and Training Brendan O'Connor will travel to New Delhi and Indore, India to attend the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting.   

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Doorstop - Queensland TAFE, Eagle Farm, Brisbane

Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE places, Energy apprenticeships, National Skills Agreement, Commonwealth Games, Youth crime.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 July 2023

Ministers:

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

Queensland: the new energy state

Queensland is leading the uptake of the Albanese Government’s New Energy Apprenticeships, highlighting how critical the clean energy industry is for the State.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 July 2023

Ministers:

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

Transcript - ABC Brisbane radio with Loretta Ryan and Craig Zonca

Topics: Fee-Free TAFE and VET places; Skills shortage; New Energy Apprentices; Investment in skills training, The Voice referendum.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 July 2023

Ministers:

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

Jobs and Skills Councils delivering for businesses, workers and the economy

The Albanese Government’s $442 million Jobs and Skills Councils (JSCs), which are vital to tackling Australia’s critical current and future skills and workforce challenges, have all been formally…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

New Fair Work Ombudsman

Ms Anna Booth has been appointed as Fair Work Ombudsman.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Transcript - 360 with Katie Woolf, Mix 104.9

Topics: Literacy and Numeracy Rates, Rangers Program, Charles Darwin University Roundtable.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Transcript - Press conference, Darwin

Subjects: Foundation skills training, NAIDOC Week, Voice to Parliament.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • Senator the Hon Malarndirri McCarthy MP
  • Luke Gosling OAM, MLA
  • The Hon Paul Kirby MLA

Better access to literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills crucial for Indigenous Australians

The Albanese Government is working to close the gap, by removing barriers to accessing education and training for First Nations Australians.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Stronger cyber security through TAFE

The Albanese Government is helping create the next generation of cyber defenders, teaming with TAFEcyber to train experts to guide Australian government departments, critical infrastructure, and…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Clare O'Neil MP

Communique of meeting of Federal, State and Territory Skills Ministers

Federal, State and Territory Skills and Training Ministers met on Friday, 30 June 2023 to progress key reforms to vocational education and training (VET) and the development of a new National…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Blair Boyer MP
  • The Hon Tim Crakanthorp MP
  • The Hon Felix Ellis MP
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP
  • The Hon Paul Kirby MLA
  • The Hon Simone McGurk MLA
  • The Hon Chris Steel MLA
  • The Hon Gayle Tierney MP

Transcript - Press Conference, Melbourne

Topics: Skills and Workforce Ministerial Council Meeting; Fee-Free TAFE and VET.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 30 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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