The Skills for the Job: Ensuring vocational education and training delivers for employees and employers

Speech to Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry  The Skills for the Job: Ensuring vocational education and training delivers for employees and employers Sydney 5 February 2015 I would like to begin by thanking ACCI for not only hosting me today, but for being a strong advocate for training that focuses on job outcomes, and employer-led…

Western Australian businesses urged to apply for new Industry Skills Fund

Businesses in Western Australia can now apply for support to boost the skills of their workforce under the Abbott Government’s new $476 million Industry Skills Fund.  “I urge growing Western Australian businesses to access support to upskill or retrain their employees to boost their business productivity and competitiveness,” said Senator Simon Birmingham, Assistant Minister for…