Department of Education, Skills and Employment Newsroom https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom The newsroom provides news, data, analysis and case studies about the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment. en National Careers Week https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/national-careers-week Happy National Careers Week – Your journey is unique to you

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Mon, 16 May 2022 07:30:22 +1000 6f61d32b-8576-4284-8d95-2ec296e667e7
Local Recovery Fund project successfully gets Hunter Valley locals into hospitality jobs https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/local-recovery-fund-project-successfully-gets-hunter-valley-locals-hospitality-jobs Innovative projects like Jobs in the Valley and Vines – Transforming Lives are critical to helping job seekers, employers and communities continue to recover from the economic impacts of COVID-19.

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Thu, 07 Apr 2022 11:47:41 +1000 f6796608-81af-41dc-9a22-e748b03aa047
Migrant Skills Incentives to boost Australian workforce https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/migrant-skills-incentives-boost-australian-workforce Nearly 10,000 onshore skilled migrants are expected to benefit from the new Migrant Skills Incentives. The incentives offer free, fast-tracked skills assessments, free employability assessments, career advice and subsidised training.

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Thu, 31 Mar 2022 14:22:15 +1100 b4e0578d-28dd-429c-8739-bd151925f9be
Explainer: Youth Jobs PaTH https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/explainer-youth-jobs-path Youth Jobs PaTH is an Australian Government employment service that helps young people gain skills and work experience they need to get and keep a job.

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Mon, 28 Mar 2022 13:00:00 +1100 63a64acd-4ca4-4d40-97ee-d3d9bca9f7c1
National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program Round Three projects announced https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/national-careers-institute-partnership-grants-program-round-three-projects-announced More than $10 million will be provided to 42 projects in the latest National Careers Institute (NCI) Partnership Grants program.

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Mon, 28 Mar 2022 10:48:31 +1100 5b67d4b2-b548-4ac5-96c1-fffad12dacc5
Let’s build Kindness Culture on the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/lets-build-kindness-culture-national-day-action-against-bullying-and-violence Today marks the 12th National Day of Action (NDA) against Bullying and Violence, when more than 6,520 schools across Australia will come together to promote this year’s theme, ‘Kindness Culture’.

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Fri, 18 Mar 2022 09:06:25 +1100 ee883c7f-324d-40ed-a6ad-04377019c52f
The 2022 Simpson Prize Winners announced https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/2022-simpson-prize-winners-announced Congratulations to the eight winners and eight runners-up of the 2022 Simpson Prize – the national writing competition recognising ANZAC traditions.

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Wed, 16 Mar 2022 08:58:29 +1100 d564356c-ee3f-4fb2-bb13-2856d7c82f56
International Women’s Day: An interview with Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/international-womens-day-interview-professor-lisa-harveysmith Register to attend DESE’s International Women’s Day virtual panel discussion - Women in Data Science on Tuesday 8 March. Special guest, Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, Australia’s Women in STEM Ambassador will be joining us.

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Thu, 03 Mar 2022 17:15:50 +1100 c8ab9123-56b4-4246-88e9-f46705fdd7e0
Entries open for 2022 Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/entries-open-2022-dorothea-mackellar-poetry-awards The Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards, Australia’s longest running annual poetry competition for school-aged children, is open for entries from 1 March.

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Wed, 02 Mar 2022 17:25:56 +1100 dcfae22b-fee4-4c52-a5ff-1e8f3c4f94a3
Nominations for the 2022 Australian Training Awards open today https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/nominations-2022-australian-training-awards-open-today Do you know an organisation, or individual, who should be recognised for their exceptional work, excellence or innovation in the vocational education and training (VET) sector?  

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Thu, 24 Feb 2022 11:46:37 +1100 84715f9d-8cba-4902-a58b-9578654c5b92
The City-Country Partnerships grant round https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/citycountry-partnerships-grant-round-open The Australian Government is investing $25 million to improve school education for thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, as part of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap.

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Wed, 23 Feb 2022 13:58:16 +1100 d8bf7ac7-d400-4104-ba28-2a826abfffee
Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships podcast - with Zoe Radford https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/rural-and-regional-enterprise-scholarships-podcast-zoe-radford In this instalment of the DESEcast podcast series, DESE talks to Zoe Radford about the benefits of participating in the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program.

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Thu, 03 Feb 2022 14:08:40 +1100 abb8998f-6c4e-40df-a888-fbb8b2d855d2
Commonwealth Scholarships now open for young Australians https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/commonwealth-scholarships-now-open-young-australians There is a new and exciting opportunity for young Australians and veterans to apply for scholarships of up to $13,000 to cover the costs of some Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications and internships.

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Thu, 27 Jan 2022 15:10:45 +1100 77a03054-2fed-4953-98ec-190603218c70
National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program Round Four applications open now! https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/national-careers-institute-partnership-grants-program-round-four-applications-open-now Applications are now open for Round Four of the National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program.

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Thu, 16 Dec 2021 21:00:03 +1100 67c99531-5c33-4f81-a9b6-1331b1e9eeea
Come join our new Industry Clusters and help reform VET https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/come-join-our-new-industry-clusters-and-help-reform-vet Are you an industry leader with an interest in ensuring our vocational education and training (VET) system works for students and employers?  The Australian Government is placing industry at the centre of the vocational education and training (VET) sector, and we are calling all industry leaders to come together to form an Industry Cluster.

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Fri, 03 Dec 2021 14:30:43 +1100 69a2cde5-5813-4d16-8434-76ac8bd0be9a
Livestream panel event: Closing the Australian Digital Skills Gap https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/livestream-panel-event-closing-australian-digital-skills-gap Hear from some of Australia’s top industry experts on how industry is collectively working to close the Australian digital skills gap.

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Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:57:53 +1100 df55aed2-8344-410a-b040-db3b76f07292
Turning little ripples into big waves for our children’s future https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/turning-little-ripples-big-waves-our-childrens-future Things you say to children can have a ripple effect that influences the way they see themselves and their future.

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Wed, 24 Nov 2021 08:48:45 +1100 4b740f7b-13ea-4425-8711-23e5260198e8
Youth Jobs PaTH help Corey and Trysten turn their love of cars into a dream job! https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/youth-jobs-corey-and-trysten A PaTH internship landed Corey and Trysten apprenticeships at Frizelle Sunshine Automotive. 

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Tue, 23 Nov 2021 14:00:00 +1100 6c0ac9bc-e767-4ad8-a84a-fa45007379d8
Australia’s skills sector celebrated at the 2021 Australian Training Awards https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/australias-skills-sector-celebrated-2021-australian-training-awards Sixteen of the nation’s best individuals, apprentices, students, training providers, teachers and businesses have been recognised for their hard work and dedication at the 2021 Australian Training Awards.

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Fri, 19 Nov 2021 10:26:19 +1100 47009141-5eb6-4c36-970c-7ed8203db7d2
Celebrate National Agriculture Day & choose your #AgVenture! https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/choose-your-agventure-agday21 Friday 19 November is National Agriculture Day and to celebrate we’re highlighting the harvest work opportunities available across the country. 

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Thu, 18 Nov 2021 16:48:09 +1100 215a518d-9703-45e7-a8d0-9d32813f411c
Every Australian region now equipped with expert team tackling local employment issues https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/every-australian-region-now-equipped-expert-team-tackling-local-employment-issues The Australian Government’s Local Jobs Program is now operating in all 51 employment regions across the country, ensuring teams of local stakeholders are working together to find effective solutions to their regional employment challenges.

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Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:31:13 +1100 782c0e4b-f5ca-4a16-8e92-91be3293b07b
Explainer: Work for the Dole https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/explainer-work-dole Long-term unemployment remains a challenge in Australia.

The longer a person stays unemployed, the more their connection with the labour market diminishes, having potential negative effects on their confidence and employability skills.

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Thu, 04 Nov 2021 14:30:00 +1100 8d6c7520-8485-4546-981a-27dc37cc5b37
Celebrating World Teachers' Day with Rebecca West https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/celebrating-world-teachers-day-rebecca-west Today is World Teachers’ Day. It is a day to recognise and appreciate the outstanding work teachers do in educating our kids.

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Fri, 29 Oct 2021 09:20:03 +1100 2b132f26-5916-49ee-8194-876a88d9328f
Return of school yard bonds in time for National Children’s Week https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/return-school-yard-bonds-time-national-childrens-week National Children’s Commissioner Anne Hollonds says it is great that children across Australia are returning to childcare and school, just in time to celebrate National Children’s Week.

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Fri, 22 Oct 2021 12:32:17 +1100 b48434ec-6671-4bb2-b58b-94e93b8f8445
National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program Round Three applications open now! https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/national-careers-institute-partnership-grants-program-round-three-applications-open-now National Careers Institute Partnerships Grants program Round Three now open! 

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 09:51:58 +1100 d9e87b59-e17a-4eb4-bf6b-6c6e81cc61e4