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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Address to the Plenary of the 17th Asia Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organisation (Singapore)

On behalf of the Australian Government, I am honoured to address the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization.

Release type: Speech

Date: 7 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Representing Australia in Singapore

Australia affirmed its commitment to lifting labour standards and creating decent and secure jobs in the Asia-Pacific at an international labour meeting in Singapore, as Skills and Training Minister…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Transcript - NSW Skills Agreement

SUBJECTS: NSW Skills Agreement; Energy.  

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Professor Peter Dawkins AO to lead Jobs and Skills Australia

Peter Dawkins AO, Emeritus Professor of Economics at Victoria University, has been appointed as the Interim Director of Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA). 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Australian and NSW Governments sign landmark skills agreement for 120,000 fee-free TAFE and VET places

The Australian and NSW Governments have signed a landmark 12-month Skills Agreement to address the current skills shortage and deliver Fee Free TAFE and more vocational education places for the…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Alister Henskens SC MP

ACT signs up to deliver Fee-Free TAFE

From 2023, Canberra students will be able to access fee-free courses at the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) as the Australian and ACT Governments signed a landmark 12-month Skills Agreement…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • Mr Chris Steel MLA

Transcript — ABC Radio Perth

SUBJECTS: WA Skills Agreement; Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 28 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Australian and WA Governments sign landmark skills agreement

The Australian and Western Australian Governments have signed a landmark 12-month Skills Agreement to address the current skills shortage and deliver Fee Free TAFE and more vocational education…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 28 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Mark McGowan MLA
  • The Hon Sue Ellery MLC

Speech to the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia

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Release type: Speech

Date: 22 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Speech to the AI Group Industry Meets Canberra

Subjects: Jobs and Skills Australia, skill shortages, Powering Australia Plan, apprenticeship completion rates.

Release type: Speech

Date: 21 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Press conference, Adelaide

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Release type: Transcript

Date: 19 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Blair Boyer MP
  • Louise Miller-Frost MP

Celebrating the nation’s best at the 2022 Australian Training Awards

Sixteen of Australia’s best apprentices, students, training providers, teachers and businesses have been recognised for their hard work and dedication at this year’s Australian Training Awards,…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP