Friday 6th Dec, 2019

Federal underspend in vocational education leads to fewer apprenticeships

The federal government has been accused of underspending towards vocational education and training programs, potentially exacerbating the skills shortage already…
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Working with mental health: How businesses can help

In Australia, one in five people aged 16-85 years experience a mental health illness in any given year¹. The three…
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ARTC to tackle skills shortage with Inland Rail Skills Academy

A new Inland Rail Skills Academy will aim to forge partnerships between organisations to create education, training, skills development and…
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Siemens, NSW sign VET agreement

Siemens will partner with the NSW state government to develop a vocational education and training (VET) hub in Western Sydney….
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NTC to develop action plan for skills, harmonisation of standards

Australia’s transport ministers have asked the National Transport Commission to develop an action plan to address the skills shortage facing…
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Metro Trains Melbourne workers plan industrial action

The Rail Tram and Bus Union has warned Metro Trains Melbourne of industrial action to begin next week, as negotiations…
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Transport major contributor to QLD infrastructure spend

The Palaszczuk Government has released a state infrastructure report detailing $49.5 billion in infrastructure spending over the next four years,…
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A dead CERT for rail training

An organisation is only as good as its staff and the rail industry is no exception. The Centre for Excellence…
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