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VET qual reform agenda gathers steam10 Apr 2024

Now more than ever, Australia needs a high-performing VET system that responds to the changes occurring across the economy and supports all Australians to fully participate in the workforce.

90,000 extra tradies needed to deliver Housing Accord24 Mar 2024

Angus Thompson at the SMH/Age reports BuildSkills' analysis that an additional 90,000 construction workers will be needed to deliver the National Housing Accord.

Smoother Waters Ahead as Construction Capacity Starts New Cycle21 Mar 2024

Renee McKeown at The Urban Developer reports insights from BuildSkills' Executive Director Research and Planning, Robert Sobyra.

Get ready for another training policy19 Feb 2024

Any contractor that has done a government job will be familiar with training targets. These policies require that a certain percentage of hours worked on government projects...

Are apprentice subsidies worth the cost?14 Feb 2024

The latest release of NCVER’s Apprentices and Trainees dataset revealed a concerning collapse in apprentice commencements in the 2022-23 financial year.

Adelaide Rising12 Feb 2024

What is the biggest challenge facing South Australia’s built environment sector?

Transition time nearing for CPC packages16 Jan 2024

At the end of the month, several key qualifications in the building and construction sector will reach their cut-off point...