Further strengthening the Australia-India education partnership

The Australian Government has committed $5 million for the Australia India Institute to drive closer collaboration between Australian and Indian educational institutions.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham and Indian Minister of Human Resource Development, the Hon Shri Prakash Javadekar announced the funding boost at the Australia India Education Council meeting in Adelaide…

Coalition continues to deliver on its plan for a stronger economy & safer Australia

Lower, fairer and simpler taxes for all working Australians, stronger national security laws, improving drought support for Australian farmers and support for 300,000 apprenticeships through the new Skilling Australians Fund are just some of the features of the 43 pieces of legislation the Turnbull Government has steered through the Senate in the three sitting weeks…

Expert panel to review Australia’s education qualifications framework

Joint release with Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills Karen Andrews  The Turnbull Government has announced the members of an expert panel to review Australia’s Qualifications Framework (AQF) to ensure it continues to meet the needs of students, education providers and employers.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said as part of…