New VET Student Loans Scheme

This week the Federal Minister for Education and Training announced a new VET loan system to replace the flawed VET FEE-HELP scheme. The VET Student Loans scheme includes: Limiting courses eligible for VET Student Loans to those that align with industry needs and are selected based on analysis of employer, state and territory and Commonwealth […]

Queensland Training subsidies and incentives

In July, the 2016-17 Annual VET Investment Plan was released. It outlines the Queensland Government’s planned investment in vocational education and training over the coming year; a record $810.7 million in skills and training, an increase of $56.1 million from last year. Over 1/4 million Queenslanders undertake publicly funded training every year with 2015-2016 seeing a 6.4% growth […]