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.
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.
Better support for Australian Apprentices and Employers
The Morrison Government is making it easier than ever for employers to recruit, train and retain apprentices.
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…
National Defence Industry Skilling and Workforce Summit
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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.
Doorstop - Randwick, NSW
Topics: National Careers Ambassador; infrastructure programmes; Syria and Turkey; NSW and QLD bushfires; Drought; Dams and water infrastructure.
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.
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).
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…
TAFE Directors Australia Convention 2019, Brisbane
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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…