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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Key appointment to strengthen mining workforce
Training for jobs in Australia’s critical mining industry is set to receive a boost with the commencement of the Mining Skills Organisation Pilot.
Timely ASQA Review will support pandemic recovery
The Morrison Government welcomes the release of the rapid review of the Australian Skills Quality Authority’s (ASQA) governance, culture and regulatory practices and will support all 24…
$1.3 Billion to support Apprentices and Trainees now available to Small Businesses
Wage subsidies for apprentices and trainees have already started to flow, giving employers and employees stability and financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fast-tracking training and skills during COVID-19
A new sub-committee of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), will drive rapid and flexible development of training packages during the COVID-19 crisis.
National Careers Institute grant funding applications open to improve career advice
The Morrison Government’s National Careers Institute has today opened applications for grants up to the value of $700,000 for programs which will foster innovative partnerships between industry,…
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.