Yearly Archives: 2021

Macquarie Community College Re-opens Blacktown Campus

Macquarie Community College has reopened its Blacktown city campus, in the heart of Western Sydney. Stephen Bali, State Member of Parliament (MP) for Blacktown, will host the official opening ceremony later in February, but the doors are now open, with classes starting from today, Monday 1st February. “Macquarie Community College has been part...
Read more

CCA CEO nominated for Impact 25 social sector awards

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) CEO, Dr Don Perlgut, has been nominated for an award by Impact 25, an esteemed accolade from Pro Bono Australia that recognises the most influential people in the Australian social sector, as voted by their peers. This is the second year in a row that Dr Perlgut...
Read more

Why Some VET Teachers Need to Receive Vaccination Priority

In the following opinion piece, CCA's CEO Dr Don Perlgut, advocates that VET trainers of aged care, disability and foundation skills need to receive vaccination priority status.


Certain Australian vocational education and training (VET) teachers need to receive priority status as Australia commences its vaccination roll-out next month. The success...
Read more

CCA 2020 Year in Review

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has released its Year in Review achievements during 2020.


During a very challenging year, CCA successfully adapted to the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic, moving professional development, member engagement, representation and advocacy to online and virtual platforms, underpinned by a new brand and logo. We obtained $2 million...
Read more