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John Pollaers' speech to the National VET Conference

Thursday, September 17, 2015 | Speech

Speech | Mr John Pollaers | Velg Training 2015 National VET Conference | 17 September 2015 The Australian Industry and Skills Committee – navigating the role of this new committee and the challenges and opportunities for enhancing training products for industry Good morning I would like to... Read more

Quality vocational education and training will boost Australia’s productivity

Thursday, September 17, 2015 | Media release

The key message from the Chair of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee, Mr John Pollaers, to the 2015 National VET Conference in Adelaide today was: “The VET system plays a key role in ensuring a productive Australian economy and competitive Australian businesses”. “Australia has a... Read more

AISC moves to de-clutter VET training package system

Thursday, September 3, 2015 | Media release

The recently established Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) is making its mark in the streamlining and de-cluttering of Australia’s VET training package system. Committee Chair Mr John Pollaers said he was ‘heartened by the high level of ambition and energy members had demonstrated... Read more

Globally relevant skills to support growth

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Media release

The Chair of the new Australian Industry and Skills Committee, John Pollaers delivered a keynote address on meeting the skills challenges facing Australian industry to the Australia-China Strategic Policy Dialogue on Vocational Education and Training in Beijing on Tuesday. Mr Pollaers is... Read more

First Australian Industry and Skills Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Ministerial media release

The newly established Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) will hold their inaugural meeting in Melbourne today. Assistant Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham, will attend today’s meeting and said the Committee will play a vital role in the Australian... Read more

Skills Ministers agree to simpler, more responsive training system

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Ministerial media release

Vocational students and employers will have a simpler, more responsive national training system under projects agreed today by Commonwealth, State and Territory Skills Ministers. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham chaired today’s meeting of Skills Ministers as... Read more

New industry and skills committee to strengthen VET

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Ministerial media release

A new industry and skills committee has been established to provide effective industry leadership to the vocational education and training (VET) sector in Australia.  The announcement coincides with the COAG Industry and Skills Committee meeting being held in Melbourne today. Assistant... Read more

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