Category: Minister for Training and Skills

TAFE Finances Stronger Under Labor Government

A new report from the Victorian Auditor General has revealed the Andrews Labor Government’s investment in TAFE has seen our public institutes finances post their strongest results in years. The VAGO: Technical and Further Education Institutes 2015 report, tabled in State Parliament today, shows TAFEs and their subsidiaries recorded a combined surplus of $37.2 million […]

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Groundbreaking MoU Forging New Links With Malaysia

Victoria’s higher education sector is forging new partnerships in South East Asia with two of the state’s leading universities signing ground-breaking agreements with Malaysian institutions. Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, oversaw the signing of the Memoranda of Understanding between Swinburne University and University of Malaya, and RMIT and UCSI University in Kuala Lumpur […]

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$2.9 Million For SuniTAFE To Boost Learning Support

The Andrews Labor Government is restoring SuniTAFE’s Community Service funding, with a multi-million boost to support disadvantaged students. Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert today announced $2.9 million in Community Service funding, part of the Labor Government’s $320 million TAFE Rescue Fund. The fund is a boost for vital programs that support locals in […]

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Victoria Exports Digital Expertise To Vietnam

Victoria is exporting its innovation and expertise in digital technology to South East Asia with a new digital centre of excellence to be established in Vietnam. Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert today officially opened RMIT’s Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE) in Ho Chi Minh City. The Centre will build capacity in Vietnam and […]

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Scholarships For Victoria’s Rising Food & Fibre Stars

Three of regional Victoria’s ambitious and innovative food and fibre stars have been awarded scholarships from the Andrews Labor Government’s Food Source Victoria $2 million program to increase their skills and help accelerate business growth. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford today congratulated recipients Veronique Froelich, Anthony Leddin and Rowena Norris. Ms Froelich, […]

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Victoria’s Finest Fruits On Show In Jakarta

Victorians apples, pears, table grapes and stone fruits are all on show after the launch of a program in Indonesia aimed at promoting Victoria’s high-quality fruit produce to the world. Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert officially launched the Now! In Season program at one of Jakarta’s leading supermarkets, Hypermart, this morning as part […]

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Victoria To Play Key Role In Indonesian Rail Project

Victorian expertise will play a key role in the delivery of Jakarta’s historic $1.6 billion rail investment with Monash University striking an agreement with the project’s developers. Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert today oversaw the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Monash University’s Institute of Railway Technology (IRT) and Mass Rapid Transport […]

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Victoria Forging New Education Links In South East Asia

The Andrews Labor Government is building strong educational and training links with South East Asia as part of its drive to boost trade and investment in this key sector to create jobs for Victorians. Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, who also has responsibility for international education, will tomorrow start a ten day education […]

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Better Support For Indigenous Students At RMIT

The Andrews Labor Government is helping RMIT to better support indigenous students with a $1.2 million Community Service funding boost. Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert made the announcement during a visit to the University this morning. The $50 million Community Service fund forms part the Labor Government’s TAFE Rescue Fund. RMIT’s Indigenous Tertiary […]

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Training Market Report Shows Growth In Apprenticeships

The Andrews Labor Government is building a quality, relevant vocational training system that provides people with the skills they need for the jobs they want. The Training Market Report 2015 released today shows the first signs that students and industry are returning to our training market and that training in Victoria is stabilising after years […]

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