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2 Apr 2020

Registration is now open for the Australian Government’s small business wage subsidy to retain apprentices and trainees

From today employers can begin registering to receive a 50 percent subsidy for wages paid to apprentices between January to March this year.

This will provide urgent financial assistance to help businesses retain their existing apprentices and trainees through the Government’s $1.3 billion Supporting Apprentices and Trainees package

10 Mar 2020

National Careers Ambassador set to promote the value of VET careers through inaugural Australian tour

National Careers Ambassador, Mr Scott Cam has today kicked off a national tour to promote the value of vocational education and training.

Hosted by TAFE NSW Ryde, today is the first in a series of events Mr Cam will host across the country to raise the profile of the many ways a person can succeed through VET, with 2020 marking the year of action for VET in Australia.

17 Dec 2019

Have your say! Help improve the delivery of careers information in Australia

Presently, online information about career opportunities and pathways in Australia is provided across a myriad of websites published by a range of organisations such as governments, industry associations and bodies, businesses, education providers and training providers.

15 Nov 2019

Australian Apprenticeship Support Network 2020 - 2022 tender outcomes announced

Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash today announced the providers who have been chosen to deliver the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network nationally.

After a competitive tender process, seven successful providers have been chosen to provide services to employers and apprentices across 10 regions from 1 February 2020.

16 Aug 2019

Release of the Northern Territory Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Request for Tender

The Request for Tender for the Northern Territory Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) has been released today.

The Commonwealth, through the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business and the Northern Territory Government, through the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation will jointly purchase services through the Northern Territory AASN to better support employers and individuals from pre-commencement to completion of an Australian Apprenticeship.