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 - 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.
Address to the National Press Club - Skilling the Nation for the Future
In this momentous month for our nation, it is more important than ever to acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands that we meet on - the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples.
Interview - ABC Radio National Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas
E&OE TRANSCRIPT Subjects: Quality control for vocational education sector, paid superannuation for maternity leave.
Stamping out dodgy VET providers
The Albanese Government is improving the integrity of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training sector to combat operators attempting to rort the system and to better protect vulnerable…
Transcript - ABC Radio National with Cassie McCullagh
Topics: Employment White Paper, VET and TAFE requirements, Skill shortages.
Transcript - ABC Afternoon Briefing with Greg Jennett
Topics: Employment White Paper, National Skills Agreement, Remote work and work from home.