Tag: Skills

Privatised VET and Coalition’s wage schemes no fix for Australia’s skills chasm – Michael West

Intermediate skills vital for Australia

Year 12 leavers will be competing with people who are already on Jobseeker and who will no doubt get priority with employers eager for the $200 subsidy per worker. What a terrible message to send to youth, writes Bruce Mackenzie, that they first have to go on unemployment benefits before they are likely to be offered a job.

Privatised VET and Coalition’s wage schemes no fix for Australia’s skills chasm – Michael West