Prime Minister Scott Morrison addressed Australian vocational education and training (VET) and employment challenges in his talk at the National Press Club on 26 May 2020. He also announced a “JobMaker” program. Selections from the Prime Minister’s speech follow:Read more
Message from Reconciliation Australia
|National Reconciliation Week (NRW) 2020 will be celebrated entirely online, a way of life we have all become very familiar with in the past couple of months. The theme for #NRW2020 – In this together – is now resonating in ways we could not have foreseen when we announced it last...
The Western Australian Government has announced an urgent review of skills, training and workforce development in response to COVID-19. "This review will provide a direct line to Government for the State's business and industry stakeholders who have made it clear they want to communicate their training needs and to see responses implemented,”...Read more
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has compiled a comprehensive list of “shovel ready” infrastructure maintenance projects that will support the NSW economy and train the state’s most vulnerable workers. The list comprises part of a submission to the NSW Government to create a $4.8 million fund for the state’s not-for-profit adult and community...Read more
The Commonwealth Government has released the rapid review of the Australian Skills Quality Authority’s (ASQA) governance, culture and regulatory practices, and announced that it will support all 24 recommendations. Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator Michaelia Cash, said the rapid review provided a clear blueprint...Read more
Australia most close the digital divide if we are to overcome the economic challenges that have arisen from the Coronavirus pandemic. That’s the message from the Good Things Foundation, which states: “COVID-19 has changed the way the world works, and it has highlighted the essential need for digital inclusion like never before.”...Read more