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 - 5AA Mornings with Matthew Pantelis
Subjects: AUKUS; skills for submarine development; Skills Academy
Doorstop – Osborne, South Australia
Subjects: AUKUS; Downing of US drone; Australia-China relationship
Commonwealth and South Australia sign Submarine Cooperation Agreement
The Albanese Government and the Malinauskas Government have today signed a Cooperation Agreement, outlining our respective governments’ commitment to supporting the construction of Australia’s…
Nominations open for the 2023 Australian Training Awards
Outstanding individuals or businesses in the vocational education and training (VET) sector are the focus of the 2023 Australian Training Awards, which are now open for nominations.
Better data, faster
A bill introduced to Parliament today will support changes to speed up the collection of data from training providers in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.
Gender imbalance in workforce contributing to skills shortages
Analysis from Jobs and Skills Australia shows that occupations with skills shortages are likely to have significant gender imbalance in their workforce, particularly towards male-dominated…
New Data on Top 20 Occupations in Demand
A new quarterly Labour Market Update report from Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) lists new data on the top…
Doorstop – Melbourne
Subjects: Qantas Engineering Academy; Skills shortages in Aviation; Women in aviation
Address to the Jobs and Skills Councils Onboarding Forum
Welcome, and thank you for being here today.
Securing the future in the Illawarra
The Albanese Government is delivering on a commitment to build the skills and capabilities to take advantage of Australia’s transition to a clean energy future with a $10 million investment at the…
Communique of meeting of Federal, State and Territory Skills Ministers
Federal, State and Territory Skills and Training Ministers met in Brisbane today to progress key skills sector reforms and vocational education workforce challenges, aimed at strengthening the…
Australian and Queensland Governments skills agreement delivers results
Queensland TAFE’s are experiencing a surge in enrolments in Fee-Free courses thanks to a landmark partnership between the Australian and Queensland Governments.