The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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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National Indigenous Empowerment Summit

Thank you for the invitation to be here today and speak with you all.I begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, the Turrbal and Jagera people.

Release type: Speech

Date: 13 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

$3 million EV training equipment upgrade for TAFE Queensland

The Albanese Labor Government is continuing to support the growth of TAFE Queensland, investing $3 million from the TAFE Technology Fund to further enhance electric vehicle (EV) training. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Lance McCallum MP
  • The Hon Graham Perrett MP

The Sydney Institute

I begin by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Traditional Owners of the land we’re meeting on tonight.

Release type: Speech

Date: 12 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Media conference - TAFE WA, Munster

JOSH WILSON: Good morning, it's great to be here in Munster at TAFE in the federal electorate of Fremantle with my colleagues, with Brendan O'Connor, the Minister for Skills and…

Release type: Transcript

Date: 11 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • Josh Wilson MP
  • The Hon Simone McGurk MLA

Joint media release: WA to host first TAFE Clean Energy Skills National Centre of Excellence

The Albanese and Cook Labor Governments are jointly investing $70.5 million over five years to establish Australia’s first TAFE Clean Energy Skills National Centre of Excellence in WA.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Roger Cook MLA
  • The Hon Simone McGurk MLA
  • Josh Wilson MP

Learning and Development Forum

I begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which this forum is taking place, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation.

Release type: Speech

Date: 6 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing with Greg Jennett

Topics: National Accounts, Labor’s tax cuts, Jobs and Skills Australia Draft Core Skills Occupations List.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview: ABC Radio National Drive with Andy Park

Topics: Jobs and Skills Australia Draft Core Skills Occupations List, skills shortages, Fee-Free TAFE.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 4 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

More support for apprentices in the Northern Territory

The Albanese Government is partnering with the Lawler Government to provide more targeted support services to apprentices and their employers in the Northern Territory.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 31 May 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • Hon Joel Bowden MLA

Interview - ABC Radio Melbourne, Drive with Ali Moore

Topics: TAFE completions, VET satisfaction rates, Australian Apprenticeship Incentive System Strategic Review.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 30 May 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Doorstop - TAFE NSW Ultimo

BRENDAN O'CONNOR, MINISTER FOR SKILLS AND TRAINING: It’s great to be at Ultimo TAFE in Sydney with Minister Chris Bowen to announce an initiative of the Albanese …

Release type: Transcript

Date: 24 May 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Chris Bowen MP

Communique - Meeting of Federal, State and Territory Skills Ministers

Federal, State and Territory Skills and Training Ministers met in Sydney today to discuss Australia’s inaugural National Skills Plan under the National Skills Agreement and the draft Vocational…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 May 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • Hon Joel Bowden MLA
  • The Hon Blair Boyer MP
  • The Hon Felix Ellis MP
  • The Hon Lance McCallum MP
  • The Hon Simone McGurk MLA
  • Chris Steel MLA
  • The Hon Gayle Tierney MP
  • The Hon Steve Whan MP