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Queensland Budget 2021-22 – Skills and training highlights

Queensland Budget 2021-22 – Skills and training highlights

​The Queensland Government’s budget, handed down on 15 June 2021, includes welcome support for skilling and training initiatives in the state. The Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative will continue to provide targeted programs designed to equip disadvantaged...

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Free training for new heavy vehicle drivers

Free training for new heavy vehicle drivers

​Four Points of Contact is a study and education campaign for new heavy vehicle drivers that Shift Training has successfully received funding for as part of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative. The program will provide a short course...

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Have your say on issues and priorities for the Bruce Highway

Have your say on issues and priorities for the Bruce Highway

Closing Friday, 18 June 2021.    The Bruce Highway Trust Advisory Council and the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) are seeking your views on issues and priorities for the Bruce Highway, which connects the 1,677km length from Brisbane to Cairns along the...

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TLI Crane High Risk Work Licence – Project commencement

TLI Crane High Risk Work Licence – Project commencement

The TLI Crane High Risk Work Licence project has commenced at the request of Safe Work Australia to align Units of Competency in the Transport and Logistics Training Package with WHS regulations related to High Risk Work Licences (HRWL) for crane operators. The...

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Maritime Training Package Updates

Maritime Training Package Updates

The final draft Case for Endorsement has been released for the Maritime Training Package (Release 8.0). Draft training package materials have undergone independent edit and quality assurance and have been updated to address skills needs. This included work on the...

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Driving Change Diversity Program – 2021 Champions announced

Driving Change Diversity Program – 2021 Champions announced

In a special announcement at the Brisbane Truck Show, the Australian Trucking Association and Teletrac Navman welcomed the 2021 Driving Change Diversity Program champions, who come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, from truck driving and operation...

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WorldSkills Australia National Championships 2021

WorldSkills Australia National Championships 2021

The WorldSkills Australia National Championships & Skills Show will take place on 26-28 August 2021 in Perth. The 2021 National Championships is Australia's largest trades and skills competition and will give regional winners from across the nation an opportunity...

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Queensland Government business grants and funding

Queensland Government business grants and funding

Queensland Government is now accepting applications for the Business Growth Fund. The program is a great opportunity for small and medium-sized businesses to access up to $50,000 to buy specialised equipment that will accelerate business growth. Interested businesses...

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