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Showcasing the many ways to succeed with vocational education and training

Leaders in vocational education and training (VET) now have an online portal to share their stories.

Christmas support for rural and regional small businesses

With the impact of drought and bushfires on rural and regional communities around Australia, many people have been looking for practical ways to support those communities.

Vocational education's night of nights

On 21 November, almost 800 people gathered in Brisbane at the Convention and Exhibition Centre on South Bank to celebrate the annual Australian Training Awards. 

Regional unemployment rates at eight-year low

The number of Australian regions located outside capital cities with an unemployment rate below five per cent rose to an eight-year high in the March quarter 2019, new data reveals.

How we share unpaid labour at home informs employment policy

Analysis of two national surveys is helping our understanding of the division of unpaid household labour and how flexible employment can help families share the load.

Small businesses invited to have their say on faster payment times

The Department of Jobs and Small Business is inviting small business owners to have their say on the implementation of a new national business payments reporting framework.

Job Jumpstart has advice for school leavers

The advice from Job Jumpstart to school leavers is there are alternative pathways to take if you don’t get the year 12 results you hoped for.

Feedback invited on premier jobs publication

'Australian Jobs', one of Australia’s foremost jobs publications, is collecting feedback to make the next edition better.

Future jobs growth to favour skilled workers

Employment projections indicate that over 90% of new jobs over the next five years will require post-school education.

Turn a hobby into a career

Wednesday 10 October is National Cake Decorators’ Day which seems as good an excuse as any to talk about cake.

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