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Newsroom article | 27 March 2020

Soleil is a health worker and studied to be an Enrolled Nurse at the University of Notre Dame.

Newsroom article | 26 March 2020

The Australian Training Awards are the peak national awards that showcase best practice in vocational education and training (VET). The Awards promote continuous improvement and innovation in the design and delivery of VET with the majority of the awards being the culmination of each state and territory training awards. 

Newsroom article | 20 March 2020

Apply now for the 2020 Australian Training Awards! Applications close 31 May 2020.

Newsroom article | 20 March 2020

The Burnie Industry Training Hub is now open and ready to help senior secondary school students get the skills needed to meet local industry demand.

Newsroom article | 18 March 2020

Australian VET Alumni and Apprenticeship Ambassador Morgan Clementson tried a number of different career pathways before she realised she could make her passion for baking a career.

Newsroom article | 13 March 2020

For Australian Apprenticeship Ambassador Mary George, her determination to become a pastry chef began at the early age of thirteen where she started her own cupcake baking business.

    Newsroom article | 13 March 2020

    As part of the Australian Government’s Economic Response to the Coronavirus, eligible employers can apply for a wage subsidy of 50 per cent of the apprentice’s or trainee’s wage paid during the 9 months from 1 January 2020 to 30 September 2020.

    Newsroom article | 11 March 2020

    The Australian Training Awards will be hosted by National Careers Ambassador, Scott Cam, in November this year.

    Newsroom article | 10 March 2020

    The National Careers Ambassador, Mr Scott Cam, has kicked off a national tour at TAFE NSW Ryde to highlight the many great jobs and rewarding careers a vocational education and training (VET) qualification can lead to.

    Newsroom article | 5 March 2020

    It’s not every day a success story is born from a passion for small business and seaweed but that’s what Lee-Anne has achieved with help from New Business Assistance with NEIS.

    Newsroom article | 4 March 2020

    Not-for-profit BUSY At Work to deliver Commonwealth Scholarships Program for vulnerable youth.

    Announcement | 2 March 2020

    The Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, the Hon Michaelia Cash met with Dr Kay Patterson AO and members of the Collaborative Partnership on Mature Age Employment.

    Announcement | 14 February 2020

    On 31 January 2020 Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash and Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships, The Hon Steve Irons MP announced the commencement of the first two Skills Organisation Pilots.

    For more information, view the Strengthening the digital technologies and human services care workforce media release.

    Newsroom article | 7 February 2020

    Projections show that total employment in Australia will increase by 1,075,000, or 8.3 per cent, over the five years to May 2024.

    Newsroom article | 6 February 2020

    From reporting exemptions to disaster recovery payments, child care services and mental health support, the Australian Government is delivering a range of services to help ease the stress of individuals, families and communities affected by the recent bushfires and the ongoing drought.

    Newsroom article | 4 February 2020

    As bushfires ravaged the NSW south coast throughout December and January, local jobactive providers dug deep to deliver on-the-ground practical and fundraising support to help local communities get back on their feet.

    Newsroom article | 28 January 2020

    Schools, teachers, parents, employers and career educators can now freely access resources to help secondary students make informed decisions about their future careers and study options. 

    Newsroom article | 21 January 2020

    My Business Health is an online portal that helps small business owners find the services they need to face challenges and identify opportunities to grow their business.

    Newsroom article | 20 January 2020

    Update: While nationwide contingency arrangements due to the bushfire crisis ended on the 19 January, on 6 January the Prime Minister announced that job seekers who have been or continue to be affected by bushfires will not have mutual obligation requirements until Friday 6 March.

    Announcement | 20 January 2020

    The third meeting of the New Employment Services Trial Reference Group was held in Canberra on 4 December 2019.

    Newsroom article | 16 January 2020

    Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are growing significantly faster than other occupations, analysis shows.

    Newsroom article | 15 January 2020

    The National Work Experience Programme (NWEP) matches employees with suitable organisations, helping job seekers gain work and life changing skills and experiences.

    Newsroom article | 13 January 2020

    Through the Digital Champions project, Sydney-based TeleTraining is showing how taking small steps toward digital engagement can lead to big results for small businesses.

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