Category: Minister for Training and Skills

A Brighter Future For Disadvantaged Young People

More young people at risk of homelessness will get the support they need to improve their lives thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited the Youth Foyer in Warrnambool to announce $3 million to expand the delivery of the Certificate I in Developing Independence to Warrnambool, where it […]

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A Stronger TAFE For The South West

Locals living in South West Victoria will have access to more opportunities to get the skills they need to get a job thanks to $3.5 million for South West TAFE from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited the Warrnambool Campus today to announce the funding from the Stronger TAFE […]

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Boosting Education And Training In Greensborough

The Andrews Labor Government’s promise to reopen Melbourne Polytechnic’s Greensborough Campus has been celebrated at a community open day today. The TAFE reopened last month, returning higher education and training to the people of Greensborough and north-east Melbourne after it closed in 2013 because of Liberal budget cuts. Thanks to $10 million from the Labor […]

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Statement Regarding The Closure Of Sage Institute

The Andrews Labor Government will support all Victorian Government-funded students affected by the closure of Sage Institute in Victoria. This is an incredibly difficult time for students and we will help them complete their training by transitioning them to a TAFE or another training provider contracted by the Department of Education and Training. We will […]

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A Stronger TAFE For Melbourne’s South-East

Locals living in Melbourne’s south-east will have access to more opportunities to get the skills they need to get a job thanks to $12 million for Holmesglen Institute from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited Holmesglen’s Chadstone Campus today to announce the funding from the Stronger TAFE Fund, part […]

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Freeing Up Learn Locals To Better Support Students

The Andrews Labor Government is reducing the administrative burden placed on Victoria’s community education providers, freeing them up to do what they do best – teach students. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited Wyndham Community and Education Centre to announce $1.5 million to launch three Learn Local Quality Partnership trials. The partnerships […]

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Turnbull Silent On Skills Funding

The Andrews, Palaszczuk and Weatherill Labor Governments have today called on the Turnbull Government to urgently commit to a new national skills funding model or risk disadvantaging Australians from participating in training. The National Partnership Funding for skills runs out in June and the Turnbull Government is yet to call a meeting of state and […]

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Statement Regarding Sage Institute Of Fitness

The Andrews Labor Government is aware that private training provider Sage Institute of Fitness has ceased trading in Queensland and New South Wales and suspended training in Victoria for seven days. Since it went into voluntary administration in early February, Sage Institute has continued to train while the administrators explored options for continuing training. The […]

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A Stronger TAFE For Wodonga

Wodonga locals will have access to more opportunities to get the skills they need to get a job thanks to $5.4 million for Wodonga TAFE from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited the institute today to announce the funding from the Stronger TAFE Fund, part of Skills First, which […]

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A Stronger TAFE For Shepparton

Shepparton locals will have access to more opportunities to get the skills they need to get a job thanks to $6.9 million for GOTAFE from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited the Shepparton campus today to announce the funding from the Stronger TAFE Fund, part of Skills First, which […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Northern Victoria Region