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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Appointment of the National Vocational Education and Training (VET) Regulator

The Australian Government has announced the appointment of Ms Saxon Rice to the role of the National Vocational Education and Training (VET) Regulator.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 November 2020

Ministers:

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

Delivering better, faster training for the mining sector

Three new skills project hubs will deliver better training and faster assessment to ensure the mining sector has access to the skills, training and workforce it needs to continue playing a key…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 25 November 2020

Ministers:

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

Best and brightest recognised at the 2020 Australian Training Awards

The best and the brightest in Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector have been recognised for their excellence, hard work and dedication at the 2020 Au

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 November 2020

Ministers:

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

Celebrating Australia's World-Class Vocational Education and Training Sector Award Finalists

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 16 November 2020

Ministers:

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

New Round of Commonwealth Scholarships Open For Young Australians

Young Australians who live in 10 selected regions experiencing high youth unemployment can now apply for a Vocational Education and Training (VET) quali

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 October 2020

Ministers:

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

Significant Boost for Skills Training in Western Australia

The Commonwealth Government and the WA State Government have launched the Western Australian JobTrainer Agreement.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 October 2020

Ministers:

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

Tailored careers support for school leavers

A new targeted support package for young people is helping to tackle the uncertainty around leaving school and choosing the right career pathway.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 October 2020

Ministers:

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

100,000 new apprenticeship positions to lead the COVID-19 economic recovery

The Morrison Government will invest an additional $1.2 billion to support Australian

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 October 2020

Ministers:

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

'Your Career' website to help Australians into training and jobs

Australians will now benefit from a new one-stop-shop career information website with the launch of the ‘Your Career’ website. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 October 2020

Ministers:

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

$500 million paid to keep Australian apprentices and trainees on the job

More than $500 million has been paid to 51,200 employers to keep 89,300 apprentices in work to protect workers and businesses from the impact of COVID-19.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 September 2020

Ministers:

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

Industry Training Hub now open for Townsville youth

Senior secondary school students in Townsville will have new opportunities to develop skills and learn about local in-demand occupations with the opening of an Industry Training Hub.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP
  • Mr Phillip Thompson OAM, MP
  • Mr George Christensen MP

Adult Learners Week 2020: a chance to refresh and reskill

It’s never too late to learn and Adult Learners Week 2020, which kicks off today, will help people find new skills in a rapidly changing labour market. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 September 2020

Ministers:

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