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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Press conference - Hobart

Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE, housing shortage, Macquarie Point precinct development.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 1 May 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Investment of $4.1 billion in skills and training to meet critical economic challenges

The Albanese Government is prepared to invest an additional $3.7 billion for a five-year National Skills Agreement (NSA) to be negotiated with states and territories, in addition to $400m to support…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 April 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Annual Australasian VET Research Association Conference 2023

Subjects: Fee-free TAFE, National Skills Agreement, Jobs and Skills Australia, research

Release type: Speech

Date: 27 April 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Setting apprentices up to succeed

The Albanese Government is strengthening targeted support and services available to apprentices to lift completions, address critical skills shortages, and ensure that all apprentices feel valued in…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 April 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Fee-Free TAFE supports the next generation of the Hunter’s workforce

New data reveals strong enrolments in Fee-Free TAFE and vocational education courses across New South Wales, thanks to a landmark agreement between the Au

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 April 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Tim Crakanthorp MP
  • Sharon Claydon MP

Press conference - Newcastle - 26 April

Subjects: Fee-free TAFE places, Voice referendum.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 April 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Fee-Free TAFE saving South Australians THOUSANDS

Impressive new data reveals strong enrolments in Fee-Free TAFE and vocational education courses in South Australia thanks to a landmark agreement between the Australian and South Australian…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 21 April 2023

Ministers:

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

Press conference - Adelaide

Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 21 April 2023

Ministers:

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

Foundation Skills Study

Around 1 in 5 Australian adults lack the basic literacy, numeracy and digital skills to participate fully in work and life – a shocking statistic, particularly for a developed nation which should…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 April 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Doorstop interview, Melbourne

Subjects: Fee-free TAFE; Aston by-election; Skills and training; Housing; NSW election; Referendum to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

Release type: Transcript

Date: 24 March 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Dr Anne Aly MP

Fee-Free TAFE saves early childhood education students up to $9,000

The Albanese Government’s Fee-Free TAFE plan is helping reduce cost of living pressures, with students saving thousands of dollars in course fees.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 March 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Dr Anne Aly MP

Jobs and Skills Australia to be established permanently

A Bill has today been introduced to Parliament establishing the permanent functions and governance arrangements for Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) as th

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 March 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP