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Newsroom article | 15 May 2020

Innovative service delivery is helping ParentsNext participants achieve their education goals and build their personal support networks even during shutdown.

Announcement | 15 May 2020

Innovative service delivery is helping ParentsNext participants achieve their education goals and build their personal support networks even during shutdown.

Newsroom article | 14 May 2020

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is progressively releasing reports on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australian businesses and their staffing levels.

Announcement | 7 May 2020

Newsroom article | 5 May 2020

The first round of the Australian Government’s Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians has offered over 50 scholarships to young people undertaking Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in regional areas with high youth unemployment.

Newsroom article | 30 April 2020

Regional University Centres enable students in rural, regional and remote Australia to access higher education without having to leave their community.

Newsroom article | 24 April 2020

Vocational education and training, or VET gets students out of the classroom and into the real world, with hands-on experience and real-world skills to help them pursue a wide array of careers.

Announcement | 22 April 2020

The fourth meeting of the New Employment Services Trial Reference Group was held in Adelaide on 20 February 2020.

Announcement | 22 April 2020

Due to the changing environment as a result of COVID-19, the fifth meeting of the New Employment Services Trial Reference Group was a shortened meeting held via teleconference on 18 March 2020.

Members discussed the proposed approach for the licensing system and procurement of providers under the new Employment Services Model. Members noted that many aspects of the licensing system are still under development and that extensive consultation with stakeholders is scheduled to take place later in 2020.

Announcement | 21 April 2020

Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, today announced changes to the popular Career Transition Assistance (CTA) program.

Newsroom article | 21 April 2020

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment has released a report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australian businesses.

Newsroom article | 17 April 2020

A $5.1 million investment to deliver pathways into STEM qualifications in Australian schools is reaping results.

Newsroom article | 16 April 2020

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment analysed a combination of Census, tax, welfare, health and education data from Australian government agencies to find that higher education can lead to a healthier lifestyle.

Newsroom article | 15 April 2020

With registered training organisations (RTOs) in Australia listed on the My Skills website, students can decide which provider is the right one for them by selecting one that best suits their training needs.

Newsroom article | 15 April 2020

Skills Match is a tool that helps individuals to identify their skills gained in past jobs and presents ideas for new jobs into which they may be able to transfer these skills.

Newsroom article | 14 April 2020

While health measures in place across Australia have so far helped slow the spread of COVID-19 the impact of the pandemic on the Australia labour market is ever changing.

Announcement | 4 April 2020

On 4 April 2020, the Australian Government announced temporary changes to visa arrangements that would allow Pacific workers under the Seasonal Worker Programme and the Pacific Labour Scheme to continue working in the agriculture sector until the coronavirus crisis has passed.

Newsroom article | 3 April 2020

Mutual obligations have been lifted for job seekers until 1 June 2020 to support them during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Announcement | 2 April 2020

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Newsroom article | 2 April 2020

In this rapidly changing jobs market the Australian Government has launched a new Jobs Hub to support businesses and those Australians looking for work. Jobs Hub provides information on current employment opportunities, what’s happening in our labour market, and jobs that are in demand.

Newsroom article | 1 April 2020

A decision to study hospitality led Caitlin on a path to winning the 2018 Australian School-based Apprentice of the Year Award.

Newsroom article | 30 March 2020

Applications are now open for the first round of the National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program.

Newsroom article | 30 March 2020

With the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak many students may be at home and continuing to learn using lessons supplied by schools. In response, the Digital Technologies Hub team has produced some fun and engaging activities to helps students learn online about digital technologies.

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