Labor’s failure on Vocational Education and Training

Do not listen to Labor. Bill Shorten and the Labor Government have their facts wrong again. The Coalition has not cut one single cent from TAFE funding. Funding of TAFE has always been the responsibility of States and Territories. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews MP said, if Labor is so committed…

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Matter of Public Importance: TAFE – 10 May 2018

If Labor is ever returned to government in this country, God help vocational education. They have the most appalling record in vocational education. I am very happy to stand here today and take you through, in detail, what they have done to bring this sector to its knees. Labor's record in vocational education, when in…

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FUNDING SECURED FOR OUR LOCAL SCHOOL CHAPPIES

Great news for our many local school communities enriched by the work of School Chaplains! As part of this week’s Federal Budget, our Government has delivered an extra $247 million to continue our strong support for the National School Chaplaincy Programme. This funding means school chaplains can continue to provide pastoral care and run programs…

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2018 Australian Training Awards – Recognition of Excellence

For 25 years, the Australian Training Awards have paid tribute to excellence in Australia’s vocational education and training sector by showcasing people, businesses and organisations who have invested in real skills for real careers Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews MP, today called for applications for the country’s preeminent award   program. “The…

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76 Local Heroes honoured at McPherson Community Awards

76 unsung local heroes have been acknowledged today with a McPherson Community Achiever Award celebrating their tireless dedication to volunteering. Federal Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews MP, said she was honoured to present the awards to such a diverse group of local heroes who voluntarily give their time and expertise to a myriad of clubs…

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POWERFUL NEW REFORMS TO ENSURE BETTER CARE FOR SOUTHERN GOLD COAST’S OLDER RESIDENTS

Significant reforms announced today will ensure senior residents on the southern Gold Coast will receive safe, quality aged care. The Turnbull Government has announced reforms in aged care regulation, compliance, and complaints handling.  These will be brought together under a new independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews, has welcomed…

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