The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
- Minister for Skills and Training
The Hon Brendan O’Connor MP was sworn in as Minister for Skills and Training on 1 June 2022.
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More young Australians advising the Albanese Government
The Albanese Government is working directly with young people on policies and programs that matter to them.
Skills Passport consultation begins
Public submissions are being sought on how a Skills Passport could help workers promote their skills and qualifications, and businesses find more skilled employees.
New service joins myGov
The Albanese Government is helping students to manage more of their government business in the palm of their hand, with myGov welcoming a new service.
Fixing Australia's broken migration system
The Albanese Government is today taking a major step forward in reforming Australia’s broken migration system with the biggest reforms to migration in a generation.
Australia India Education and Skills Council meeting
This week’s meeting of the first Australia India Education and Skills Council is an important next step in strengthening Australia’s education and skills partnership with India.
Boost to early childhood education and care workforce
Australia’s early childhood education and care sector has grown by more than 14,000 workers since May 2022, with a further 123,000 additional educators and teachers in the training pipeline.
Next steps to strengthen the integrity of international education
The Albanese Government has announced today the next steps it is taking to strengthen integrity in the international education sector and better protect students.
Press Conference - Adelaide
SUBJECTS: Employment White Paper, migration, productivity, skills shortages, education, Michael Pezzullo.
Turbocharging TAFE Centres of Excellence and accelerating apprenticeships
The Albanese Government will equip more Australians with the skills of the future by turbocharging TAFE Centres of Excellence and accelerating the take up of higher and degree apprenticeships in the…
National Skills Passport
The Albanese Government will progress a National Skills Passport, in consultation with industry and governments, as part of our efforts to help workers promote their qualifications and businesses…
Action to end rorts in international education
The Albanese Government is today announcing a package of measures to support integrity in the international education system and to support genuine international students.
Meeting with China's Minister of Education Huai Jinpeng
Ministers Jason Clare and Brendan O’Connor will meet with the Minister of Education for the People’s Republic of China, Professor Huai Jinpeng, during his first ministerial visit to Australia.