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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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

Speech - National Skills Week Launch

CANBERRA THURSDAY, 10 AUGUST 2023 *** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY ***

Release type: Speech

Date: 10 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Coalition votes against JSA

The Coalition has cemented themselves as the sole voice opposing Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA), voting against amendments to the bill in the Senate.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Doorstop - Virtue Electrical, Canberra

Topics: New Energy Apprenticeships.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 1 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Afternoon Agenda with Tom Connell, Sky News

Subjects: Contract for ADF infantry fighting vehicles, Unemployment figures, IBAC Operation Sandon report.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 28 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting Intervention

Thank you, Chair. On behalf of the Australian Government I thank the Indian G20 Presidency for organising this important global dialogue, and thank the Honourable Prime Minister Modi and the Minister…

Release type: Speech

Date: 22 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Deepening Australia-India skills and education relationship

There is new momentum in the Australia-India relationship with both nations agreeing to work together to shape the future of the skills and training relationship in each country.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 21 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Minister O'Connor to attend G20 meetings in India

Minister for Skills and Training Brendan O'Connor will travel to New Delhi and Indore, India to attend the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting.   

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Doorstop - Queensland TAFE, Eagle Farm, Brisbane

Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE places, Energy apprenticeships, National Skills Agreement, Commonwealth Games, Youth crime.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP