ASQA welcomes investment to boost integrity in the VET sector
The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has welcomed the investment announced earlier today by the Australian Government in our compliance, investigative and enforcement capabilities to strengthen our response to integrity issues in the vocational ed
Federal court upholds ASQA decision
A unanimous decision of 3 Federal Court judges has dismissed an appeal from ASQA’s decision to reject a renewal of registration.
VET provider ordered to pay $23,000 in penalties for acting outside the scope of their registration
The Federal Court has ordered a training provider to pay significant penalties for 11 contraventions of the NVR Act.
Australian Skills Quality Authority releases Annual Report 2019–20
ASQA’s Annual Report 2019–20 has been tabled in the Australian Parliament.
ASQA welcomes conviction against misleading advertising
An ASQA investigation into misrepresentation of VET courses has led to a conviction and $10,000 fine for Qualify Me! Pty Ltd in the NSW Local Court.
ASQA’s Regulatory Strategy announces online learning focus and provider support
ASQA released today its 2020-22 ASQA Regulatory Strategy, outlining its regulatory priorities to support improved training outcomes for VET and VET delivery for secondary school students across Australia.
Fraudulent VET provider ordered to pay $571,000
The Federal Court has ordered a South Australian woman to pay significant penalties for 156 contraventions of the NVR Act.
Consultation commences on proposed ASQA fees and charges
ASQA today begins consultation with the VET sector on proposed measures to support the regulator’s transition to full cost recovery from 2020–21.
Ensuring a strong and productive relationship with the Australian VET sector
Ms Saxon Rice, ASQA Acting Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, recently released a communication to the VET sector.
Change of leadership for VET regulator
Mark Paterson AO will conclude his term as Chief Commissioner and CEO of ASQA on 6 October 2019.