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 - ABC Melbourne Drive with Ali Moore

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Subjects: National Skills Agreement, Fee-Free TAFE, Skills shortages.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 17 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

ABC News Afternoon Briefing with Greg Jennett

Topics: States and Territories sign new National Skills Agreement, Fee-Free TAFE, the Voice Referendum result.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 17 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Sky News with Tom Connell

Topics: Investment into VET sector, Care sector pay, Israel’s response to Gaza.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 17 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Media conference - Canberra Institute of Technology campus, Fyshwick

Subjects: National Skills Agreement; Fee-Free TAFE; Hamas-Israel Conflict; Voice to Parliament Referendum E&OE

Release type: Transcript

Date: 17 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • Andrew Barr MLA
  • Alicia Payne MP

Landmark National Skills Agreement to unlock billions

Last night's National Cabinet agreed to unlock billions of dollars to build Australian skills and prosperity.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 October 2023

Ministers:

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

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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.  

Release type: Speech

Date: 3 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC Radio National Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Subjects: Quality control for vocational education sector, paid superannuation for maternity leave.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 3 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 3 October 2023

Ministers:

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

Transcript - ABC Radio National with Cassie McCullagh

Topics: Employment White Paper, VET and TAFE requirements, Skill shortages.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Transcript - ABC Afternoon Briefing with Greg Jennett

Topics: Employment White Paper, National Skills Agreement, Remote work and work from home.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP