The Tasmanian Government has opened the next round of its User Choice Program, which includes $20 million to subsidise the cost for training apprentices and trainees.
Two new initiatives are being introduced to help provide the skills to meet demand in delivering Tasmania’s 10-year infrastructure pipeline.
A new $16 million tunnelling centre will open in Melbourne to give thousands of workers the skills necessary for upcoming transport projects, including the Suburban Rail Loop.
The Queensland Government is providing $1 million to help MATES in Construction expand its suicide prevention program to rural and remote areas within the state.
The Federal Government has committed up to $96 million from its Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund to boost enrolments in engineering courses at James Cook University in Townsville.