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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Press conference - Adelaide
Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE.
Foundation Skills Study
Around 1 in 5 Australian adults lack the basic literacy, numeracy and digital skills to participate fully in work and life – a shocking statistic, particularly for a developed nation which should…
Doorstop interview, Melbourne
Subjects: Fee-free TAFE; Aston by-election; Skills and training; Housing; NSW election; Referendum to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…
Fee-Free TAFE saves early childhood education students up to $9,000
The Albanese Government’s Fee-Free TAFE plan is helping reduce cost of living pressures, with students saving thousands of dollars in course fees.
Jobs and Skills Australia to be established permanently
A Bill has today been introduced to Parliament establishing the permanent functions and governance arrangements for Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) as th
Power to Propel Workforce
Like a submarine propelling itself through deep water, the historic AUKUS submarine program will drive Australia’s workforce, skill development, industrial capacity, economic and defence power…
Launch of the Willyama Cyber Traineeships
Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE, Voice to Parliament, cyber security, Jobs and Skills Australia
Interview - ABC News Breakfast
Subjects: Gas supply, AUKUS, Closing the Gap
Interview - 5AA Mornings with Matthew Pantelis
Subjects: AUKUS; skills for submarine development; Skills Academy
Doorstop – Osborne, South Australia
Subjects: AUKUS; Downing of US drone; Australia-China relationship
Commonwealth and South Australia sign Submarine Cooperation Agreement
The Albanese Government and the Malinauskas Government have today signed a Cooperation Agreement, outlining our respective governments’ commitment to supporting the construction of Australia’s…
Nominations open for the 2023 Australian Training Awards
Outstanding individuals or businesses in the vocational education and training (VET) sector are the focus of the 2023 Australian Training Awards, which are now open for nominations.