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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More Fee-Free TAFE places for Canberra from 2024
The Albanese Government and Barr Government will partner up in a new agreement to deliver 3,600 more Fee-Free TAFE places at CIT over th
Laying the foundations for all Australians
A new report underlines the importance of the Albanese Government’s foundation skills reforms, finding that 90 percent of respondents had unmet needs for adult literacy training, presenting major…
Speech - Address to Careers for Net Zero Fair (Melbourne)
So can I first start by highlighting the important role many here are playing in our transformation to a clean energy future, a transformation that comes with many opportunities and a few challenges…
Address to Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Employment, Education and Training Committee
The last time I spoke to this committee it was just after the Jobs and Skills Summit.
2023 Australian Training Awards Finalists announced
Australia’s best and brightest in vocational education and training (VET) have been recognised with the announcement of 75 finalists for the 2023 Australian Training Awards.
Interview - ABC Melbourne Drive with Ali Moore
E&OE TRANSCRIPT Subjects: National Skills Agreement, Fee-Free TAFE, Skills shortages.
ABC News Afternoon Briefing with Greg Jennett
Topics: States and Territories sign new National Skills Agreement, Fee-Free TAFE, the Voice Referendum result.
Sky News with Tom Connell
Topics: Investment into VET sector, Care sector pay, Israel’s response to Gaza.
Media conference - Canberra Institute of Technology campus, Fyshwick
Subjects: National Skills Agreement; Fee-Free TAFE; Hamas-Israel Conflict; Voice to Parliament Referendum E&OE
Landmark National Skills Agreement to unlock billions
Last night's National Cabinet agreed to unlock billions of dollars to build Australian skills and prosperity.
Top jobs in demand have VET pathways
Nursing has topped the list of workers in demand as the Albanese Government’s Fee-Free TAFE program continues to give hundreds of thousands of Australians the opportunity to obtain skills that…
Professor Peter Dawkins AO farewelled from Jobs and Skills Australia
The Albanese Government thanks Professor Peter Dawkins AO, Acting Commissioner of Jobs and Skills Australia, whose tenure ends this week.