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.
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…
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
Celebrating Australia's World-Class Vocational Education and Training Sector Award Finalists
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
Significant Boost for Skills Training in Western Australia
The Commonwealth Government and the WA State Government have launched the Western Australian JobTrainer Agreement.
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.
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
'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.
$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.
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.
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.