Skills review kicks can down the road

Skills review kicks can down the road

As the number of apprentices and trainees taking up skills and training collapses across the country, instead of taking action the Albanese Government has kicked the can down the road with yet another “strategic review”, all but cutting skills out of the upcoming...
Former PM Scott Morrison to leave parliament

Former PM Scott Morrison to leave parliament

The former Prime Minister and Member for Cook, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, has confirmed he will leave Australia’s Federal Parliament at the end February 2024. Scott is a dear friend who has supported me from the very beginning of my career in public life, through to...
Skills program needs a spark

Skills program needs a spark

Labor has begun 2024 as they finished 2023 – failing the Australian people on key policy areas, particularly in the skills portfolio. Labor’s much vaunted New Energy Apprenticeships Program, which has been in place for more than a year, has only attracted 1,787...
Is Australia now ‘the hungry country’?

Is Australia now ‘the hungry country’?

3.7 million Australian households are going hungry or on the edge of falling into hunger. We are bombarded by statistic after statistic, but this one from Foodbank Australia’s 2023 Hunger Report hits like a truck. Just weeks away from Christmas, 77 per cent of...