The federal Government says it will invest $263 million to provide training and support to assist thousands of Australian parents return to the workforce.
Labor says that if it wins the election “we won’t let Australians fall behind because there is a gap between the skills they have and the ones employers are looking for”.
The ALP says a Labor Government after July 2 will boost apprenticeships across the country, giving more Australians the opportunity to gain real skills and a good job.
ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie ACOSS CEO said, “We are very pleased to see the new approach to helping young people into paid work.”
The Assistant Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, has announced a new model for Training Product Development for Australian Industry.
The federal Government is seeking feedback on the design and implementation of its new Industry Skills Fund - a $476 million program.