Interview – RN Drive – Patricia Karvelas

Subject: (SA Shipbuilding; Geelong and Ballarat Manufacturing; Marriage Equality) E&OE… PATRICIA KARVELAS: Assistant Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, joins us now. Good evening Senator.    SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good evening Patricia, great to be with you. PATRICIA KARVELAS: Minister, this week the Prime Minister was in Adelaide announcing $40 billion worth of work to…

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Ballarat to pilot technology education initiative

Federation College in Ballarat has been announced as the second pilot site for a school-industry partnership to help students enter the workforce job-ready. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham said today’s announcement follows the recent announcement of a pilot site at Newcomb Secondary College in Geelong. “The Australian Government is committed to…

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Businesses in Ballarat access the $664 million Industry Skills Fund

Local businesses in Ballarat are benefiting from the Australian Government’s Industry Skills Fund (ISF), which will provide up to 250,000 training places and support services across Australia. “Gekko Systems is one of a number of Victorian businesses to secure funding under our Government’s $664 million Industry Skills Fund,” said Assistant Minister for Education and Training,…

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