The Hon Steve Irons MP

The Hon Steve Irons MP

  • Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships

The Hon Steve Irons was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships on 29 May 2019.

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$1.3 Billion to support Apprentices and Trainees now available to Small Businesses

Wage subsidies for apprentices and trainees have already started to flow, giving employers and employees stability and financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 3 April 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Fast-tracking training and skills during COVID-19

A new sub-committee of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), will drive rapid and flexible development of training packages during the COVID-19 crisis.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 3 April 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

National Careers Institute grant funding applications open to improve career advice

The Morrison Government’s National Careers Institute has today opened applications for grants up to the value of $700,000 for programs which will foster innovative partnerships between industry,…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Industry training hub now open for Burnie youth

A new Industry Training Hub will open in Burnie today, giving senior high school students in Tasmania’s north-west access to opportunities to build their skills and choose occupations that are in d

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 16 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP
  • Mr Gavin Pearce MP

$1.3 billion support package to keep apprentices and trainees on the job

The Morrison Government is backing apprentices and trainees as part of the Government’s Economic Response to the Coronavirus.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Annual VET Policy and Compliance Summit 2020: Address on Government measures to strengthen VET in 2020

Check against delivery  It is my pleasure to join you today, to speak about what this year — 2020 — has in store for the vocational education and training sector.

Release type: Speech

Date: 11 March 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Scott Cam headlines year of action for skills and training

National Careers Ambassador and Australia’s favourite tradie Scott Cam today kicked off a national tour to promote the value of vocational education, at an event hosted by TAFE NSW Ryde.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Closing address to TAFE Directors Australia — TAFE meets parliament

Check against delivery   Ministerial and parliamentary colleagues Ladies and gentlemen.

Release type: Speech

Date: 3 March 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

BUSY at Work to deliver VET scholarship program to young regional Australians

The Morrison Government is providing youth across regional Australia access to scholarships worth up to $5,000 per year, under a program to be delivered by apprenticeship services agency BUSY At …

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 3 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

VET reforms that support a skilled workforce — 2020 — the year of action

Check against delivery   Good morning everyone.

Release type: Speech

Date: 19 February 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

'Energising Tasmania' agreement signed

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have signed an agreement that will support thousands of Tasmanians through the delivery of fee-free training to develop a skilled workforce for the…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 February 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Strengthening the digital technologies and human services care workforce

Work to grow Australia’s skilled workforce is underway with the commencement of Skills Organisation Pilots to support the digital technology and human services care industries.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 31 January 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP