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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Transcript - Press Conference, Melbourne
Topics: Skills and Workforce Ministerial Council Meeting; Fee-Free TAFE and VET.
$3.5 million TAFE Engineering and Trade Workshop boosts Mount Isa job opportunities
• The $3.5 million Mount Isa Engineering and Trade Training Modernisation project includes the refurbishment of the existing trade workshop at the local TAFE Queensland campus.
Australia commits to international standards on child labour and stamping out violence and harassment at work
The Australian Government has ratified two international treaties that deliver greater workplace protection to vulnerable workers.
Delivering the skills for workers, businesses and the economy
The Albanese Labor Government has delivered three more Jobs and Skills Councils to help address skills shortages and broader workforce challenges, covering manufacturing, transport and logistics…
International Labour Organization - Plenary Address, Advancing Social Justice
Distinguished representatives from Governments, Workers and Employers groups from around the world.
Speech - NECA electrotech industry lunch
(Check against delivery) Thank you to the National Electrical and Communications Association for inviting me to speak.
First Jobs and Skills Council to focus on agribusiness open for business
The Albanese Government’s first Jobs and Skills Council (JSC) is now up and running, which will help the agribusiness sector get the skilled workers they need.
VET key to tackling regional skills shortages
The latest quarterly Labour Market Update released by Jobs and Skills Australia reveals skills shortages are…
Number of Aussie tech workers on the rise
Australia’s tech workforce has grown 8 per cent in the past 12 months, putting the nation on track to achieve the Government’s goal of 1.2 million technology related jobs by 2030.
Australians enrolling in Fee-Free TAFE in droves
The Albanese Government has supported almost 150,000 Australians to enrol in Fee-Free TAFE already this year, marking the start of a once in a generation reform of the TAFE and Vocational…
Communique of meeting of Federal, State and Territory Skills Ministers
Federal, State and Territory Skills and Training Ministers met in Darwin to progress negotiations towards a new National Skills Agreement (NSA) to support a modern and responsive skills sector.
Fee Free TAFE saving Territorians thousands
Students are thousands of dollars better off due to Fee-Free TAFE, which is removing cost barriers and helping Territorians get the skills they need to access well-paid and secure jobs.