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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Hidden care workforce report reveals workforce shortfall
The previous government failed to release and act on the Care Workforce Labour Market Study conducted by the National Skills Commission, which found the care and support workforce is facing…
Address to the Community Colleges Australia Conference
Interview - Sky News, PM Agenda
Subjects: Rates rise; National TAFE Day; Jobs & Skills Summit; Labour shortages.
ABC Insiders interview
DAVID SPEERS: Brendan O’Connor, welcome to the program. BRENDAN O’CONNOR, MINISTER FOR SKILLS AND TRAINING: Thanks, David.
Simplifying VET qualifications
The Albanese Government will focus on making the VET system fit for purpose – efficient, effective and easy to navigate so that students don’t have to study the same thing over and over again…
Jobs and Skills Summit delivers results for skills and training
The Jobs and Skills Summit has kicked off a national conversation on how to improve the vocational education and training sector and tackle the national skills shortage.
Speech - Jobs and Skills Summit
Subjects: Skills and training for the future labour market.
Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing, ABC 24, with Greg Jennett
Subjects: Job& Skills Summit; Skilled migration.
Speech - Launch of Per Capita's Centre for New Industry
Subjects: Manufacturing industry, National Reconstruction Fund, Jobs and Skills Australia, apprenticeships, gender equity.
ACTU and Tech Council agreement
The Albanese Government welcomes the agreement between the Australian Council of Trade Unions and the Tech Council of Australia on a set of principles to support employment growth and skills…
Interview - ABC PM
Subjects: Skilled migration; Labour shortages; Job& Skills Summit; Wages.
National Skills Week kicks off
National Skills Week is an opportunity to celebrate Australia’s diverse skills set, but comes at a time when our nation is in the grip of a skills crisis.