Category Archives: Government policies and programs

Industry Skills Fund – Youth Pilot Programs Discussion Paper

The Department of Industry is seeking stakeholder input on the design of the pilot program, Training for Employment Scholarships and the Youth Employment Pathways. A discussion paper has been prepared to provide more information on the design and implementation of …

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Industry Skills Fund update

$44 million youth streams announced under the Industry Skills Fund: Training for Employment Scholarships and Youth Employment Pathways The Government will invest in two new innovative training programs to enable young job seekers in regional communities to successfully get a …

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Entrepreneur’s Infrastructure Program update

Launch of Research Connections Element The Entrepreneur’s Infrastructure Programme offers easy to access advice, assistance and tailored support to small and medium enterprises to help them become more self-reliant, competitive and growth focused. The Program has three elements: Business Management, …

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Manufacturing Transitions Grant Programme: now open to applications

Applications are now open for the Manufacturing Transition Program. The $50 million Manufacturing Transition Program aims to help Australian manufacturing businesses become more competitive and sustainable. The national merit based program supports businesses to undertake capital investment projects to move …

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Industry Skills Fund video

Craig Robertson from the Department of Industry explains the $476 million Industry Skills Fund. Latest updates available here.

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Victorian State Office update

The Victorian Office of AusIndustry Skills & Energy Programs (Department of Industry) has moved premises. New team email address for WELL Program related enquiries–  WELL-VIC@industry.gov.au [the @deewr email addresses is no longer be operational] New individual email addresses – firstname.lastname@industry.gov.au …

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Department of Industry’s Industry Skills Fund webinars reminder

Don’t forget to register for the Department of Industry’s Industry Skills Fund webinars. Friday 29 August, 3 pm to 4 pm AEST – Open to all stakeholders Monday 1 September, 11 am to 12 pm AEST – Micro businesses only (0-4 employees) Tuesday …

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Department of Industry’s Industry Skills Fund webinar details announced

The dates for the consultations which will be conducted via webinars have now been advertised on www.business.gov.au. These are as follows: Monday 25 August, 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm AEST – Open to all stakeholders Friday 29 August, 3 pm …

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Discussion Paper – Industry Skills Fund

A reminder about the Discussion Paper – Industry Skills Fund. Please have your say about this as there is no clear information about how workplace adult language, literacy and numeracy services/training might be delivered through the Industry Skills Fund in …

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Consultation for new Industry Skills Fund

The Australian Government is seeking feedback on the design and implementation of the new Industry Skills Fund, the $476 million programme which will underpin Australia’s sustainable industries of the future. On the 28th July, Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane released …

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