Monday 24th Feb, 2020

Shadow transport minister calls for workforce research body

Federal shadow transport minister, Catherine King, reiterated her party’s promise to create a body to conduct research on the future…
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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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