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 - Sky News Newsday with Kieran Gilbert

Subjects: PNG relations, vocational education and training integrity legislation, industrial relations legislation.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 8 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC News Breakfast with Lisa Millar

Subjects: Vocational education and training integrity legislation, Allan Fels supermarket price gouging report, Labor’s tax cuts.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 8 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing with Greg Jennett

Subjects: Vocational Education and Training (VET) integrity legislation, Right to Disconnect.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 7 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC AM with Sabra Lane

Subjects: Vocational Education and Training (VET) integrity legislation.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 7 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Integrity legislation to crack down on dodgy Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers

The Albanese Government is introducing new legislation to tackle unscrupulous and non-genuine providers and improve the integrity of the nation’s vocati

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Boosting women’s participation in our clean energy workforce vital to green future

Jenna Mitchell is a wind turbine technician and apprentice electrician, who has scaled great heights in a job that is essential to our clean energy future.

Release type: Op-Ed

Date: 22 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Skills passport consultation begins

Public submissions are being sought on how a Skills Passport could help workers promote their skills and qualifications, and businesses find more skilled employees.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 January 2024

Ministers:

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

Closing the Gap when it comes to skills and training

As Minister for Skills and Training, I am determined to work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians to create real change through Vocational Education and Training…

Release type: Op-Ed

Date: 16 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Key research bolsters drive to improve foundation skills

The Albanese Government has further strengthened its commitment to improving adult foundation skills, by agreeing to rejoin a key research pact by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

The National Skills Agreement a sign of unity in our VET sector

Late last year, every state and territory government came together in collaboration with the Commonwealth and signed a landmark agreement, signalling a new era for our nation’s Vocational…

Release type: Op-Ed

Date: 5 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - FIVEaa Adelaide with Richard Pascoe

Subjects: Skill shortages, demand for electricians, apprenticeship programs.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Up to $30 billion in funding unlocked from today in National Skills Agreement

Up to $30 billion in funding for the vocational education and training (VET) sector begins flowing from today, with the start of the

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP