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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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
$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.
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.
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.
Closing address to TAFE Directors Australia — TAFE meets parliament
Check against delivery Ministerial and parliamentary colleagues Ladies and gentlemen.
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 …
VET reforms that support a skilled workforce — 2020 — the year of action
Check against delivery Good morning everyone.
'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…
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.
Online resources to help young people navigate career pathways
Schools, parents, employers and educators can now access resources to better support secondary students making decisions about their future careers, following the launch of the schooltowork…
Australia takes the lead in Training and Skilling a Global Workforce
The Morrison Government has reaffirmed its commitment to position Australia as a world leader in delivering quality vocational education and training (VET), with the launch of the VET…
Inspiring VET alumni stories shared via new portal
The Morrison Government is making it easier to engage with Australia’s world-class vocational education and training (VET) graduates, training providers and employers.