Aussie skills shine on the world stage

The world’s largest and most prestigious international skills competition has wrapped up with 4 competitors from Australia taking home medals in their selected fields. The 44th WorldSkills Competition was held in Abu Dhabi this week with participants showcasing their skills in a wide range of fields, from 3D digital game art to hairdressing, welding and…

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Higher Apprenticeships Pilot on course for success

An innovative pilot program that partners training providers with industry is providing positive results. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, visited Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne and met with participants of the Industry 4.0 Higher Apprenticeships Pilot. “One of five pilots in a $9.2 million program funded by the Australian Government,…

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Armistice Day Centenary Grants

Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews, today encouraged the local community to apply for funding under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program. The grants program announced by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan will open in November this year and support projects or activities that commemorate the end of the First World War. Mrs Andrews said…

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