Thursday, 16 March 2017 in Media
Since I became Assistant Minister, I have met with many of the key stakeholders in
this sector through roundtable discussions, forums and site visits. I have also
had the opportunity to meet with many students undertaking vocational education
and apprentices involved in training.
These consultations have identified the importance of strong in... read more »
Monday, 13 March 2017 in Media
Nominations are now open for the 2017 McPherson Community Achiever Awards which recognise residents who make outstanding contributions to our community.
Federal Member for McPherson, the Hon Karen Andrews MP says the awards highlight the great
contribution volunteers make to their organisations, clubs and groups.
“Australia... read more »
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 in Media
The strengths of the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) system and opportunities for Australia to support Indonesia to meet its skills needs have been the focus of Ministerial talks in Indonesia this week.
Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills Karen Andrews today completed a successful visit to Jakarta after lea... read more »
Friday, 24 February 2017 in Media
Federal Member for McPherson, the Hon. Karen Andrews, says the latest regional
breakdown of unemployment figures has delivered more good news for Gold Coast
“The overall unemployment rate for the Gold Coast in January fell to 4.0 per cent
compared to 6.3 per cent for the same month last year, giving the region one of
the l... read more »
Thursday, 23 February 2017 in Media
Assistant Minister for Vocational Education
and Skills and Federal Member for McPherson, the Hon. Karen Andrews, has
welcomed new figures revealing a strong increase in international students
numbers in Australia.
“In Queensland, the number of international students rose by 8.7 per cent in 2016
with all universities recording an ... read more »