Minister announces VET sector reforms

4 October 2019

The Australian Government has announced significant reforms to the VET sector. The changes include a new VET Stakeholder Committee and plans to expand ASQA’s role to provide more education to the VET sector.

The new committee aims to strengthen collaboration of Commonwealth, state and territory governments, industry and training providers. It includes representatives of business councils, consumer advocates, peak body representatives, registered training organisations, and public, private, community and not-for-profit providers.

The reforms to ASQA support a more educative approach to regulation to help providers improve quality. They respond to key recommendations from the Braithwaite and Joyce reviews:

Statements about the reforms are available to read online:

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