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 to the AI Group Industry Meets Canberra
Subjects: Jobs and Skills Australia, skill shortages, Powering Australia Plan, apprenticeship completion rates.
Press conference, Adelaide
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,…
Communique - Meeting of State and Territory Skills Ministers
Federal and State and Territory Skills and Training Ministers met today, acknowledging the Victorian Government is currently in caretaker, to progress a range of key vocational education and…
Australian and SA Governments sign landmark skills agreement
The Australian and South 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…
Jobs and Skills Australia begins its work
Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) has today been formally established, after legislation passed through Parliament and received Royal Assent.
Putting students first - extension of redress and waiver of indexation
The Albanese Government will extend the VET FEE-HELP Student Redress scheme for 12 months, and intends to waive all indexation applied to historical vocational education student loans affected by the…
Interview - the Today Show with Jayne Azzopardi
Subjects: Aged care pay rise; interest rate rises.
Interview - ABC Darwin Mornings
Subjects: Skills shortages in the NT, Skills agreement, Middle Arm Precinct.
Press Conference - Darwin
SUBJECTS: Skills shortages in the NT, Skills agreement, Darwin Job & Skills Forum; Skilled migration; Domestic Violence; Long Covid Clinic. E&OE TRANSCRIPT
Northern Territory Skills Agreement
Minister for Skills and Training, Brendan O’Connor, Northern Territory Chief Minister, Natasha Fyles, and the Member for Solomon Luke Gosling, met in Darwin today to progress the National Skills…
Tennant Creek Jobs and Skills Forum
The Albanese Labor Government is committed to delivering skills to the Northern Territory to provide the workers that businesses need, and give local people opportunities for secure employment, while…