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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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