Topic: Training and skills

Connecting People To Jobs In Ararat And Stawell

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new project that will address local industry and employment needs in Ararat, Stawell and the surrounding region. Treasurer Tim Pallas visited AME Systems in Ararat today to announce $228,000 from the Regional Skills Fund to establish an Industry Skills Coordinator, which will link job seekers to industry, and […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer, Western Victoria Region

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Training For Tourism Businesses To Meet Chinese Demand

Warrnambool’s tourism business operators are set to benefit from a new training program that will help capitalise on the growing number of Chinese tourists by giving businesses the right skills to meet market demand. In southwest Victoria today, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced a grant of $150,000 from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

Boosting Skills And Creating Jobs In The Mallee

  The Andrews Labor Government is funding a new regional skills program to support vulnerable workers, boost skills and create more jobs across the Mallee region. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development announced $395,454 through the Regional Skills Fund to help Shaping Futures deliver the Innovative Workforce Cluster – Sunraysia Employment Program project. The project […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Building TAFE In Bendigo

Bendigo will be home to some of the most advanced skills and training facilities in the state with funding from the Andrews Labor Government for a new education precinct. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Supporting TAFE Students Into Training And Jobs

A funding boost for every TAFE in Victoria will give vulnerable students the support they need to make the most of the biggest changes to training and skills in Victoria’s history. The Andrews Labor Government today announced $50 million to help TAFEs support their most vulnerable students to get the training they need to get […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Investing in the projects we need and the people to deliver them

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the projects our state needs and the people we need to deliver them. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 reinforces the Labor Government’s strong financial management with an operating surplus of $1.4 billion in 2018-19, and average surpluses of $2.5 billion over the forward estimates. This strong […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Transforming TAFE And Training In Moorabbin

Students in Moorabbin will get the skills they need for good, secure jobs as part of the biggest change to TAFE and skills training in Victoria’s history. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos at Holmesglen TAFE in Moorabbin to meet students who will […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier