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 —10 News First Midday

Subjects: Job figures; skills shortage; Fee-Free TAFE, public holidays.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 19 January 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Skills agreement to increase Territory’s training capacity

A new skills deal made with the Federal Government will provide immediate support for 1500 Fee-Free TAFE places for the NT in 2023, to develop the Territory’s Workforce.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 16 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Paul Kirby MLA

Press conference Melbourne - Victorian Skills Agreement

Victorian Skills Agreement

Release type: Transcript

Date: 14 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Fee-Free TAFE and VET places for Victorians in 2023

The Australian and Victorian Governments are taking immediate action to address the current skills shortage to deliver more Fee-Free TAFE and vocational education places for Victorians.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Gayle Tierney MP

$402 million Jobs and Skills Councils to strengthen our skills sector

The Australian Government is committed to ensuring the skills sector can better serve Australian workers, businesses and the wider economy.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Address – CEDA

Subjects: skills and training, skilled migration, Jobs and Skills Australia

Release type: Speech

Date: 13 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
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More Fee-Free TAFE and VET places for Queenslanders in 2023

The Australian and Queensland Governments will take immediate action to deliver more Fee-Free TAFE and vocational education places for Queenslanders in 2023.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 December 2022

Ministers:

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

$23 million skills agreement boost for Tasmanian economy

A new deal will help address Tasmania’s skills shortages and deliver more Fee-Free TAFE and vocational education places for Tasmanians.  

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Felix Ellis MP

Address to the Plenary of the 17th Asia Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organisation (Singapore)

On behalf of the Australian Government, I am honoured to address the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization.

Release type: Speech

Date: 7 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Representing Australia in Singapore

Australia affirmed its commitment to lifting labour standards and creating decent and secure jobs in the Asia-Pacific at an international labour meeting in Singapore, as Skills and Training Minister…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Media conference - NSW Skills Agreement

Subjects: NSW Skills Agreement; energy, TAFE, care sector, preschool education

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Professor Peter Dawkins AO to lead Jobs and Skills Australia

Peter Dawkins AO, Emeritus Professor of Economics at Victoria University, has been appointed as the Interim Director of Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA). 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP