Putting industry at the centre of training

The Turnbull Government today announced the final Skills Service Organisations (SSOs) that will work with industry in developing training packages. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills the Hon. Karen Andrews MP said Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA) would establish a SSO to service the manufacturing sector, bringing the total number of SSOs announced…

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Young apprentices prepare for the world stage

Some of Australia’s brightest young tradies are sharpening their skills in readiness for a major international challenge next year that will see them compete with their peers on the world stage.   Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, today wished the group of 25 apprentices well for their first day in camp…

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New bridge at Mudgeeraba Creek ensures dry feet for Gold Coast students

A new pedestrian/cyclist bridge built to ensure primary school students and other local residents can safely cross Mudgeeraba Creek was opened today in Mudgeeraba on the Gold Coast. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the new $1.8 million bridge – built above the creek’s one-in-500-year flood level – replaces a temporary causeway…

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