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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Jobs and Skills Australia Passes Parliament
Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) legislation has successfully passed the parliament today, further securing the Albanese Government’s plan to address significant skills shortages across the country…
Training more Australians for more opportunities in more parts of the country
The Albanese Government is delivering on its commitment to build a stronger economy and help give more Australians the skills and training they need today and to harness the jobs and opportunities…
Albanese Government delivers more university and VET training places
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on the commitment to provide more university places and fee-free TAFE and vocational education places to deliver the skilled workforce we need now and in…
2022 Australian Training Awards Finalists
The skills sector’s most talented people will be recognised at the 2022 Australian Training Awards, with 75 finalists announced today.
Address to American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Canberra.
The Government values the advice of the American Chamber of Commerce
Address at the launch of the Australian Computer Society’s Guide to ICT Professions report, Melbourne.
It is a pleasure to join you for the launch of your new ‘ACS Guide to ICT Professions’ report.
Keynote Address: ACCI & VECCI Business Lunch, Melbourne.
This is an opportunity to talk about government priorities in the skills and training portfolio.
Meeting of federal, state and territory skills ministers
Federal and State and Territory Skills and Training Ministers met in person today for the first time since 2019 to progress a range of key vocational education and training reform matters.
Television Interview, Channel Nine, Today
E&OE Topics: Skills And Training Shortages, Stage 3 Tax Cuts
Interview - ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas
Subjects: Skills and training shortages, Stage 3 tax cuts.
Television Interview, ABC News Breakfast
E&OE Topics: Skills and training shortages, Essendon Football Club executive position, Stage 3 tax cuts.
2022 Skills Priority List almost doubles occupations with skills shortages
The number of occupations suffering skills shortages has nearly doubled in the past year according to the National Skills Commission’s (NSC) 2022 Skills Priority list, released today.