South Australia’s small business budget

According to a statement released by Small Business, Investment and Trade Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith, operators and employees in South Australia’s Small to Medium Business sector play a key role in transforming the local economy and the sector is a big winner in the 2017-18 State Budget handed down on 22 June. The Minister said grants to […]

Have your say: Jobs Queensland forums

discussion group

Have your say on how the Queensland government changes systems that affect your business at the upcoming Jobs Queensland forums.  Apprenticeship & Traineeship Forums In November 2016, the Positive Futures – Apprenticeships and Traineeships in Queensland Discussion Paper was launched, to discuss the current apprenticeship and traineeship system. Jobs Queensland is hosting forums to identify what […]

Jobs QLD discussion paper released

Jobs Queensland has been established by the Queensland Government to provide strategic advice to the Government on future skills requirements, workforce planning and development issues and the apprenticeship and traineeship system in Queensland. There have been numerous reviews and reports into apprenticeships and traineeships, and agreement is that the apprenticeship and traineeship model – that […]

Revised training packages update

The National Retail Association (NRA) has been selected as the industry intelligence provider for the Queensland Government through the VET Industry Engagement Program. This position gives us the platform to advocate and recommend the reforms our members believe are needed for the retail sector around skills, training and workforce development. You may be aware that Industry Skills […]