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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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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Jason Clare MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Address to American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Canberra.

The Government values the advice of the American Chamber of Commerce

Release type: Speech

Date: 18 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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.

Release type: Speech

Date: 13 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Keynote Address: ACCI & VECCI Business Lunch, Melbourne.

This is an opportunity to talk about government priorities in the skills and training portfolio.

Release type: Speech

Date: 12 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Sue Ellery MLC
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP
  • The Hon Gayle Tierney MLC
  • The Hon Alister Henskens SC MP
  • The Hon Blair Boyer MP
  • The Hon Felix Ellis MP
  • Mr Chris Steel MLA
  • The Hon Paul Kirby MLA

Television Interview, Channel Nine, Today

E&OE Topics: Skills And Training Shortages, Stage 3 Tax Cuts

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

Subjects: Skills and training shortages, Stage 3 tax cuts.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Television Interview, ABC News Breakfast

E&OE Topics: Skills and training shortages, Essendon Football Club executive position, Stage 3 tax cuts.  

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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.  

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Press conference, Melbourne

Subjects: Skills Priority List occupation shortages; Essendon Football Club.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC NewsRadio Glen Bartholomew

Subjects: Care workforce labour market study; stage three tax cuts.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 3 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP