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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Speech - Apprenticeship Support Australia 25th Year Celebration Lunch

Since 1998, the Australian Apprenticeship Centre, and more recently, Apprenticeship Support Australia, has a played pivotal role in supporting apprentices to transition from training to tradesperson.

Release type: Speech

Date: 31 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC Sydney with Sarah Macdonald

Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE, National Skills Agreement, Collaboration between universities and TAFE

Release type: Transcript

Date: 29 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Albanese government's Fee-Free TAFE blitz smashes target six months early

The Albanese Government’s plan to train, retrain or upskill Australians and tackle skills shortages is a raging success with all 180,000 Fee-Free places filled within six months.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 28 August 2023

Ministers:

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

Transcript - RN Drive with Andy Park

Topics: Skills Shortages, Fee-Free TAFE, VET Sector, Rare skills apprenticeships

Release type: Transcript

Date: 25 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Transcript - Doorstop, Perth

Topics: Ministerial Council of Skills Ministers, National Skills Agreement, Fee-Free TAFE and VET places, Skilled Migration.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 25 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Strengthening integrity for training organisations

The Albanese Government is strengthening rules to ensure that people who own, operate and manage Registered Training Organisations meet higher and broader ‘fit and proper persons’ standards, an…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Communique - Skills Ministers Meeting

Senior officials observed the meeting for the New South Wales Government

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 25 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Blair Boyer 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

Interview - ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Subjects: National Skills Week, skills shortage, purchase of 200 Tomahawk missiles, gambling reform.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 21 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - Weekend Today with Jayne Azzopardi

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW  WEEKEND TODAY WITH JAYNE AZZOPARDI SUNDAY, 20 AUGUST 2024

Release type: Transcript

Date: 20 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Speech - World Skills Australia National Championship Launch, Melbourne

Over the next few days, 470 young Australians will compete to be named our best tradespeople, apprentices, and trainees. Competitors will compete across 55 skills – from carpentry, and plumbing to…

Release type: Speech

Date: 17 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Meeting with China's Minister for Education Huai Jinpeng

Ministers Jason Clare and Brendan O’Connor will meet with the Minister of Education for the People’s Republic of China, Professor Huai Jinpeng, during his first ministerial visit to Australia. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 August 2023

Ministers:

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

Apprentice cost of living relief though expanded Trade Support Loans

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP