Meeting of federal, state and territory skills ministers

Federal and State and Territory Skills and Training Ministers met in person today for the first time since 2019 to progress a range of key vocational education and training reform matters.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Sue Ellery MLC
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP
  • The Hon Gayle Tierney MP
  • The Hon Alister Henskens SC MP
  • The Hon Blair Boyer MP
  • The Hon Felix Ellis MP
  • The Hon Chris Steel MLA
  • The Hon Paul Kirby MLA

Television Interview, Channel Nine, Today

E&OE Topics: Skills And Training Shortages, Stage 3 Tax Cuts

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

Subjects: Skills and training shortages, Stage 3 tax cuts.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Television Interview, ABC News Breakfast

E&OE Topics: Skills and training shortages, Essendon Football Club executive position, Stage 3 tax cuts.  

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

2022 Skills Priority List almost doubles occupations with skills shortages

The number of occupations suffering skills shortages has nearly doubled in the past year according to the National Skills Commission’s (NSC) 2022 Skills Priority list, released today.  

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Press conference, Melbourne

Subjects: Skills Priority List occupation shortages; Essendon Football Club.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC NewsRadio Glen Bartholomew

Subjects: Care workforce labour market study; stage three tax cuts.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 3 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Hidden care workforce report reveals workforce shortfall

The previous government failed to release and act on the Care Workforce Labour Market Study conducted by the National Skills Commission, which found the care and support workforce is facing…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Australia signals commitment to key international standard on child labour

The Albanese Labor Government is taking steps towards protecting and promoting international standards that ensure children engage in safe and appropriat

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 September 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

New ABS Labour Force Figures

More Australians are in jobs and getting the work hours they want – but they’re still not getting the wage increases they need.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 September 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Address to the Community Colleges Australia Conference

E&OE

Release type: Speech

Date: 14 September 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - Sky News, PM Agenda

Subjects: Rates rise; National TAFE Day; Jobs & Skills Summit; Labour shortages.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 September 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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