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The Disability Standards for Education 2005

The Disability Standards for Education 2005 clarify the obligations of education and training providers, and seek to ensure that students with disability can access and participate in education on the same basis as other students. ...

Publications and resources

Publications related to the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

Foundation Skills for Your Future Program

The Australian Government is providing $62.4 million over four years, to 30 June 2023, to support eligible Australians develop their Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Digital literacy (LLND) skills to support them to undertake further education and training, remain in employment or change jobs.

Revitalising TAFE Campuses Across Australia Initiative

The Government has committed $50 million over two years from 2020-21 to 2021-22 for the Revitalising TAFE Campuses Across Australia program, in partnership with state and territory governments. This initiative aims to improve vocational education infrastructure ensuring TAFEs are equipped to...

The Mid-Career Checkpoint program

From 1 July 2020, eligible carers in New South Wales and Queensland who are looking to return to the workforce or advance their career can access assistance through the Mid-Career Checkpoint program.

Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians

Scholarships for Young Australians worth up to $5,000 a year The Commonwealth Scholarship Program is awarding young Australians up to $5,000 a year, to study a vocational education and training (VET) qualification and $3,000 to complete an internship.

Vocational Pathways

Vocational Learning and Vocational Education and Training (VET), which include Australian School-based Apprenticeships, can be undertaken by secondary students.

VET Review

On 28 November 2018, the Prime Minister announced an independent review of Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector to examine ways to deliver skilled workers for a stronger economy.

Council of Australian Governments Skills Council

on 29 May 2020, the Prime Minister announced that the Council of Australia Government (COAG) will cease and a new National Federation Reform Council (NFRC) will be formed, with National Cabinet at the centre of the NFRC. More information is available on the Department of the Prime Minister and...