Stop TAFE Cuts
Signatures demand rethink on trades centre locationFebruary 18, 2020
Federation members and Bega locals are calling for a moratorium on the construction of a TAFE trades centre.
Wrong site for Bega campusDecember 15, 2019
Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education Geoff Lee has chosen the wrong location for the Bega TAFE construction project.
Money to TV star would be better spent on TAFEDecember 06, 2019
TV host and tradie Scott Cam will be paid $345,000 (excluding GST) over 15 months for his role as National Careers Ambassador, while the Morrison government continues to undermine the TAFE system.
TAFE needs to be at the heart of decisions on vocational education sectorOctober 30, 2019
Federal Labor’s vision for job training and skills must focus on TAFE and be backed up with funding, Federation Deputy Secretary Maxine Sharkey said today.
Private VET college fined while TAFE loses outOctober 29, 2019
A Federal Court ruling against a failed private training college has highlighted the Federal Government’s folly of funding for-profit VET providers at the expense of the public TAFE system.
Morrison Government incompetence hurting TAFE, jobs, economyOctober 26, 2019
A shortfall of almost $1 billion in spending on vocational education highlights the federal Coalition Government’s intention to starve the TAFE sector at a time when Australia is in the grip of a skills crisis.
Drought relief robs TAFE funding reservesOctober 17, 2019
The Federal Government’s decision to repurpose money set aside for TAFE to fund drought relief was a “short-term” and “short-sighted” solution to the crisis, NSW Teachers Federation has stated.
State gifts funding at expense of TAFESeptember 26, 2019
The recent roll-out of state-funded programs in the motor vehicle trades underlines the NSW Coalition Government’s preference for business-driven vocational training over the public TAFE system.