The Australian Government has announced its $525.3 million Skills Package – Delivering Skills for Today and Tomorrow.

The investment aims to support individuals to develop the skills they need to succeed in Australia’s modern workplace, whilst providing employers with the workers they need to grow the economy.

The Skills Package will work to ensure Australians can gain the skills needed to support current and future prosperity by providing clear and reliable careers guidance to inform study choices, better foundation skills training so no one is left behind, and more apprentices for jobs in demand.

By providing industry with a pipeline of qualified workers needed to keep our economy strong, while targeting training in areas of skills demand, the Government is working to ensure business’ and individuals have the skills they need to actively participate in the workplaces of the future. This investment will ensure Australians have the critical skills to meet emerging industry needs, and keep the economy growing.

Read more information on the Skills and Training Budget Overview 2019-20 here.