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Newsroom article | 29 September 2020

Through a combination of gritty outback determination and help from the Australian Government’s Early Childhood Education and Care Relief and Transition Packages, Little Nuggets Early Learning Centre has weathered the COVID-19 storm.

Announcement | 18 September 2020

On Monday 28 September 2020, mutual obligation requirements become mandatory for job seekers in all states and territories, except for Victoria. This video explains how to manage your obligations as a job seeker in Online Employment Services.

Announcement | 18 September 2020

On Monday 28 September, mutual obligation requirements become mandatory for job seekers in all states and territories except for Victoria.

Newsroom article | 17 September 2020

The High Achieving Teachers Program is a springboard into teaching for students with a passion for social justice.

Announcement | 16 September 2020

Department of Education, Skills and Employment releases the September edition of the Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment.

Announcement | 16 September 2020

As part of the $62.8 million Local Jobs Program, expressions of interest are now open for local stakeholders to join Local Jobs and Skills Taskforces in 25 regions across Australia. The taskforces are part of a scheme designed to get Australians back to work and help the nation’s economic recovery from COVID-19.

Newsroom article | 1 September 2020

Catherine and Susan might never have met, if not for an Australian Government Employer Liaison Officer suggesting a Youth Jobs PaTH internship. It turned out to be a perfect match for the job hunter and local Adelaide business director.  

Announcement | 1 September 2020

Today, the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, announced a $62.8 million Local Jobs Program to support Australia’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newsroom article | 26 August 2020

To mark National Skills Week 2020, the National Skills Commission (NSC) has released a list of emerging occupations that could offer a new pathway for those wanting to reskill or find new employment.

Newsroom article | 24 August 2020

National Skills Week, which runs 24–28 August, highlights how skills can help people get the edge when it comes to starting a career or changing jobs — and it is something the National Careers Ambassador, Scott Cam, is passionate about.

Newsroom article | 21 August 2020

As part of the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005, the Australian Government is looking at how well the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) is known, understood and applied in early childhood education and care.

Newsroom article | 21 August 2020

More mature age job seekers are building the skills and confidence they need to be more competitive in their local job markets thanks to the Career Transition Assistance (CTA) Program.

Announcement | 21 August 2020

The Australian Government announced on 21 August 2020 that the Commonwealth, states and territories have agreed to arrangements to allow targeted recruitment under the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) and Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS).

Newsroom article | 20 August 2020

Geraldton local Jodie Briese has an Honours degree and the job she always wanted, thanks to the help of a Regional University Centre.

Newsroom article | 17 August 2020

A collaboration between the Department of Education, Skills and Employment and Datacom has helped job seekers in Adelaide secure work in the company’s new contact centre, with hundreds more opportunities up for grabs.

Newsroom article | 5 August 2020

Mutual obligation requirements are gradually returning from 4 August for all job seekers except those in Victoria. Find out what this means and how to avoid penalties.

Announcement | 4 August 2020

The Australian Government announced today (4 August 2020) a targeted trial in Northern Territory aimed at addressing the labour shortages affecting NT mango farmers

Announcement | 4 August 2020

From 4 August 202, Job seekers in all states and territories, except Victoria, must accept any offer of suitable paid work. Penalties may now apply if a job seeker refuses a job without a reasonable excuse.

Newsroom article | 30 July 2020

School students can learn how to crack a code, build Lego using algorithms, create a virtual pet, and write a computer program under an innovative new initiative aimed at fostering the cyber-security workers of the future.

Announcement | 28 July 2020

The Digital Skills Organisation Pilot is working collaboratively with the Australian Government, and state and territory governments, as well as Industry Reference Committees to meet Australia's future ICT skills.

Announcement | 22 July 2020

Applications for the first round of the National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program closed on the 30 June 2020.

Newsroom article | 16 July 2020

On 16 July 2020, public consultation commenced for the 2020 Review (the Review) of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards).

Newsroom article | 15 July 2020

On 15 July, World Youth Skills Day is celebrated across the world to promote the importance of young people getting the skills they need for the work of today and the future. 

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