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SA energy, mining sector posts record level job vacancies in Q4 2023

The South Australian energy and resources sector is witnessing significant growth as new data reveals a record number of job advertisements in the last quarter of 2023. 

Tasmania eyes diversifying workforce in mining, minerals processing sector

The Tasmanian government has launched the Inclusion and Diversity Blueprint and Roadmap, which aims to attract more women and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to the mining and minerals processing sector. 

Queensland invests $51.7M for skills development in 2024

The Queensland Government is ushering in the New Year with a transformative investment of $51.7 million, aiming to provide targeted and tailored training, along with employment pathways for up to 7,020 vulnerable job seekers across the state.

SA’s Fee Free TAFE boost enrolments by 65%

Enrolments for TAFE SA have seen a dramatic 65 per cent increase compared to two years ago following the launch of the South Australian government’s Fee Free TAFE effort. 

SA boosts training and skills in new $10M investment

The South Australian Government has committed $10 million to support high-quality training delivery in a significant move to address skills shortages and enhance the training sector.

Ageing workforce, manufacturers moving overseas threaten Australia’s making economy

The future of Australia’s local manufacturing industry is under threat as the country faces a declining skilled workforce, according to an expert. 

SafeWork NSW urges employers to place workplace safety measures ahead of summer

SafeWork NSW is calling workers and employers to start creating workplace heat management plans as predictions point to an upcoming scorching summer. 

Weld Australia’s MEM Training Packaging Resources suite wins Endeavour Award

Weld Australia has clinched the Excellence and Manufacturing Skills Development Award at the 2023 Endeavour Awards for its MEM Training Packaging Resources. 

Welding, metal fabrication training gets $500,000 investment boost at TAFE NSW Griffith

The welding and metal fabrication sector in Riverina, New South Wales, has received a boost with the completion of new upgrades to training facilities at TAFE NSW Griffith. 

MSA launches online survey to tackle vocational trainer shortage in Australia’s manufacturing sector

Australia is facing a pressing challenge in its journey towards building a skilled and sustainable manufacturing workforce. With a growing shortage of vocational trainers, particularly Technical and Further Education (TAFE) teachers, the nation's ability to pass on essential vocational skills to the next generation is at risk. 

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