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Final report under failed VET FEE-HELP scheme released

Reforms implemented by the Coalition Government to stop the haemorrhaging in the VET FEE HELP scheme ahead of its eventual scrapping had a significant positive impact in addressing problems caused by Labor’s failed policy.Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews MP, said the 2016 VET FEE-HELP Statistical Report showed t... read more »

Consultation commences on revised ASQA fees and charges

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) will this week commence consultation with the vocational education and training (VET) sector on a proposed schedule of revised fees and charges to come into effect from 1 January 2018.Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, said the proposed fees and charges would provide... read more »

New campaign to encourage parents to ‘Get the facts about Immunisation’

The Turnbull Government has launched a new ‘Get the Facts about Immunisation’ campaign to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated. Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said parents want evidence based information to support decision making about childhood vaccinations and the Government is now making it easie... read more »

New Commissioner joins the Australian Skills Quality Authority

Dr Irene Ioannakis, a highly regarded leader in education and training with over 30 years of experience, has been appointed a commissioner of the vocational education and training (VET) independent regulator. Dr Ioannakis was today announced as a commissioner of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is integral to ensuring the ... read more »

Next generation motor mechanics get green light in Logan

State-of-the-art workshops providing valuable training opportunities for students in Logan were officially opened today.Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills Karen Andrews opened the new facilities as part of the $2.4 million Logan Logistical Trades Skills Centre. “These fantastic new facilities give students at Woodridge Stat... read more »
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