AFL stars champion benefits of VET

A representative from each AFL club will champion the benefits of vocational education and training (VET) during the 2018 premiership season, as part of a partnership between AFL SportsReady and the Australian Government.  Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills Karen Andrews visited AFL SportsReady headquarters for the launch of the first of a series…

New agreements open new opportunities with Vietnam in education and skills training

Australia and Vietnam have signed two agreements that will strengthen ties between the two countries and create new opportunities in education and skills training. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, signed the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with Minister Dao Ngoc Dung and Vice Minister Nguyen Van Phuc from Vietnam.  In an indication…

NEW EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE SOUTHERN GOLD COAST

New export opportunities, that will drive southern Gold Coast jobs, will be created following the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11). Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews, said the agreement is one of the most comprehensive trade deals concluded and will eliminate more than 98 per cent of tariffs in a trade…