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Weld Australia’s manufacturing, engineering resources boost national welder training

Weld Australia announced that its recently launched new suite of learning resources for the Manufacturing and Engineering (MEM) Training Package is receiving positive reviews and gaining rapid industry uptake. 

Victoria invests in new TAFE campus to address skills gap

Victorians in the Northeast will soon have a new TAFE campus in central Benalla that will address skill shortages and improve access to education and training, following funding support from the Andrews Labor Government.

Victoria backs more skilled workers with new advanced manufacturing hub

Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney has officially opened a new $3.2 million Advanced Manufacturing Centre of Excellence at Melbourne Polytechnic’s Heidelberg campus.

New opportunities in WA high tech manufacturing made available by new federal budget

The McGowan Government is delivering for regional Western Australia through the new 2023-24 budget that features a massive $11.2 billion investment in regional infrastructure, driving new job opportunities in high tech manufacturing, clean energy, and defence industries. 

$4.1b allocated for skills and training to address economic challenges

Skills and Training Minister Brendan O’Connor announced that the Albanese Government is set to invest an additional $3.7 billion for a five-year National Skills Agreement to be negotiated with states and territories, in addition to $400m to support another 300,000 TAFE and vocational education and training (VET) Fee-Free places.

Victoria houses new R&D lab to advance biotech manufacturing capabilities

Symbio Laboratories is opening a new research and development centre in Melbourne that will advance Victoria’s capabilities in biotechnology and molecular biology, cementing the state’s status as Australia’s life sciences hub. 

New EV laboratory opens in Victoria to boost address job shortage

A new purpose-built electric vehicle laboratory (EV) opened in Victoria today to address the shortage of specially trained technicians in Australia. 

UOW welcomes the Australian Government’s commitment to Energy Futures Skills Centre

As part of the 2022-23 October Budget, Federal Treasurer the Hon Dr Jim Chalmers MP last night confirmed the Government’s election commitment of $10 million to establish the Energy Futures Skills Centre at the University of Wollongong (UOW).

Winners revealed for Victorian Training Awards 2022

The Victorian government has announced the winners for the 68th annual Victorian Training Awards, recognising 15 awardees for their significant contributions to the TAFE...

TAFE’s Albany campus welcomes new automation equipment for student training

The South Regional TAFE’s Albany campus is installing new cutting-edge automation equipment that would allow students to learn vital automation skills and train for...

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