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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Celebrating Australia’s best in Vocational Education and Training

Australia’s world-class vocational education and training (VET) sector was honoured last night at the 2019 Australian Training Awards in Brisbane.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 22 November 2019

Ministers:

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

Augmented reality welder training centre launched in Caboolture

The Australian Government has provided $750,000 to establish an Augmented Reality Welder Training Centre in Caboolture, Queensland, to train and upskill local welding apprentices and workers.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 November 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Better support for Australian Apprentices and Employers

The Morrison Government is making it easier than ever for employers to recruit, train and retain apprentices.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 15 November 2019

Ministers:

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

Burnie to boost youth employment through Industry Training Hub

Young people in Tasmania’s north-west will soon have improved opportunities to build their skills and choose occupations in demand in their region, through a new Industry Training Hub announced in…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 November 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Steve Irons MP
  • Mr Gavin Pearce MP

National Defence Industry Skilling and Workforce Summit

*Check against delivery* Thank you to Dr Kearnan for the warm introduction.

Release type: Speech

Date: 6 November 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Shining a light on Australia’s best in vocational education and training

Australia’s world-class vocational education and training sector is in the spotlight, with the finalists for the 2019 Australian Training Awards revealed today. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 October 2019

Ministers:

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

Doorstop - Randwick, NSW

Topics: National Careers Ambassador; infrastructure programmes; Syria and Turkey; NSW and QLD bushfires; Drought; Dams and water infrastructure.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 11 October 2019

Ministers:

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

Skilling our naval shipbuilding workforce

*Check against delivery* It’s a pleasure to join you this morning to discuss how we can create the future workforce to support naval shipbuilding in Australia.

Release type: Speech

Date: 9 October 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Ministers announce changes to the Australian Skills Quality Authority

The Australian Government today announced reforms to the agency responsible for regulating the vocational education and training sector, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 27 September 2019

Ministers:

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

What are you waiting for: Adult Learners’ Week 2019

Adult Learners’ Week has kicked off with the theme for this year’s event ‘What are you waiting for?’ promoting the idea that there’s no time like the present to transform your life through…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 September 2019

Ministers:

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

TAFE Directors Australia Convention 2019, Brisbane

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Release type: Speech

Date: 4 September 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

National Skills Week event at Pan Pacific Perth

Australian Government support for apprenticeships programs and the vocational education and training (VET) sector were in the spotlight today at a National Skills Week event at the Pan Pacific…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 September 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Steve Irons MP