Category: Minister for Training and Skills

Delivering More TAFE Training In Northern Victoria

People in Shepparton will be able to access more TAFE training thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited GOTAFE’s Shepparton campus to announce almost $7.5 million to deliver 12 new TAFE courses as well as funding to support GOTAFE’s community services. More than […]

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Victorian TAFES Deliver Big Returns For Our Economy

Victoria’s TAFEs are contributing nearly $3 billion in economic benefit, creating jobs and helping to provide the workforce we need to deliver our massive infrastructure pipeline. An independent study released today has found Victoria’s TAFEs delivered an economic benefit of $2.9 billion in 2016/17, achieving a return of investment of $2.19 for every dollar spent […]

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New Course To Grow Disability Support Workforce

Victorians looking to upskill or start work in the disability sector will now have access to a new TAFE course to help them find a job or go on to study courses eligible under the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited The Gordon’s East Geelong campus […]

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Turnbull Slashes TAFE To Give Big Business A Tax Cut

Malcolm Turnbull has slashed funding to TAFE in Victoria by delivering an $80 billion tax cut to big business in a move that will hurt students and Victorian jobs. The Federal Budget confirms Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberals have taken an axe to TAFE, slashing over $200 million from TAFE, skills and training across the […]

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Building TAFE In Gippsland

Morwell and Sale will be home to two of Victoria’s leading TAFE facilities thanks to a budget funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 is delivering for Sale, with $25 million to build a new Federation Training TAFE campus at Port of Sale to expand and improve access to training opportunities […]

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Investing in people to build our state

Victorians will get the skills they need for good, secure jobs building our state and caring for our community, with the biggest change to TAFE and skills training in Victoria’s history. The Andrews Labor Government’s record investment in major road and rail projects, new schools and hospitals, support for Victorians living with disability and historic action […]

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Record Deal Delivers For TAFE In Victoria

Victorian TAFE teachers will get the pay and recognition they deserve with the Andrews Labor Government reaching a new in-principle industrial agreement with the Victorian TAFE institutes and teachers. The Multi-Enterprise Agreement is a crucial step in strengthening TAFE in Victoria, giving teachers the best support to deliver the skills and training students need to […]

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Getting People Back Into Jobs In Gippsland

A new training program that links people directly to a job will be trialled in Gippsland, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government to help boost employment in local growth industries. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today launched Skills Uplift – Gippsland, a pilot program to address rates of unemployment within the […]

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Getting Things Done For TAFE In Gippsland

People in Gippsland will be able to access more TAFE training thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced $1.96 million for Federation Training to deliver new training in horticulture, conservation management, health and construction. Developed in collaboration with industry, employers and other key […]

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Matching Skills With Local Needs In Mildura

Mildura residents will have greater access to high quality training through Skills First TAFE Community Service funding this year thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined staff and students at SuniTAFE in Mildura to announce $2.04 million in Community Service funding and to open the new Skills […]

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