The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
- Minister for Skills and Training
The Hon Brendan O’Connor MP was sworn in as Minister for Skills and Training on 1 June 2022.
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Reinvigorating foundation skills training
The Albanese Government has reinforced its strong commitment to improving adult language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills in its response, tabled today, to a key House of…
300,000 Fee-Free TAFE enrolments strengthen priority workforces
The Albanese Government’s Fee-Free TAFE initiative is on track to welcome its 300,000th enrolment this year, smashing initial forecasts and underlining the strong desir
Speech - Address to Catholic Social Services Australia
Caring for our sick and elderly, supporting people with a disability, and providing high quality community services, care and education is vital to our society.
Report shows surging employment for jobs with VET pathways
Employment in occupations with a vocational education and training (VET) pathway has surged over the past five years, including roles such a
Address to the Regional Australia Institute Conference
I want to acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands wherever you are joining this event from today and pay my respects to elders past and present.
Media conference - Meadowbank Applied Institute of TAFE, NSW
Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE; Niagara Falls incident; Visa provisions to Palestinians and Israelis; Infrastructure spending; Energy prices; inflation; oil prices.
More Fee-Free TAFE places for NSW
The Albanese and Minns Governments today announced a further 147,400 Fee-Free TAFE places will be available in New South Wales over the next three-years, giving more people the opportunity to study…
Media conference - TasTAFE Clarence Campus, Warrane
GRANT DREHER, TasTAFE CEO: Welcome, everybody.
Australian Training Awards recognise best in VET
Passion, excellence and extraordinary achievements in vocational education and training have been showcased and celebrated at the 30th annual Aust
Communique of meeting of Federal, State and Territory Skills Ministers
Senior officials observed the meeting for the Western Australian Government
Address to ITECA Parliamentary Forum
Thank you for inviting me to speak today. I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land where we meet today, the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples and pay my respect to their Elders past and present.
Speech - address to the Ai Group: Industry Meets Canberra
Over the course of this last year, Ai Group’s support for VET reform measures has been an exemplar of tripartism.