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VET sector

14 October 2019

Ms Saxon Rice, ASQA Acting Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, recently released a communication to the VET sector.

4 October 2019

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

13 June 2019

The Federal Court has ordered a Tasmanian man to pay significant penalties for providing a VET course without registration and for issuing qualifications that were not genuine.

4 April 2019

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has published a new report following an independent review of the VET sector to examine ways to deliver skilled workers for a stronger economy.

18 February 2019

Public consultation is underway to help inform actions ASQA might take to recognise and support continuous improvement and better engage the sector in a collaborative approach to regulation.

20 December 2018

Three ex-employees of a former RTO are among nine people arrested following a joint operation led by NSW Police.

20 December 2018

On 28 November 2018, the Australian Government announced an independent review of the VET sector.

23 October 2018

The Federal Court has ordered a Queensland training company and its director to pay significant penalties for continuing to represent itself as a RTO—and issue qualifications—after ASQA did not renew its registration.

1 October 2018

ASQA welcomes the conviction of four people involved in creating false student records and other documents.

13 August 2018

New figures predict a 5.2 per cent increase in completion rates for those who commenced a Certificate I or above in 2016.


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