Revealed: five skills needed for Australia’s future of work

five skills needed for Australia's future of work
Australian businesses fared better than expected through the COVID-19 pandemic, with only 38% speaking of a slight to very negative impact on their business performance, ahead of their APAC counterparts (44%). Approximately 49% of Australian respondents said the pandemic had accelerated the adoption of new digital working practices, compared to 52% of companies globally and 48% across the APAC region.

Federal Budget 2020: Employers to get up to $200 per new young employee with JobMaker, can write off full cost of purchased assets with JobTrainer

Federal Budget 2020: Employers to get up to $200 per new young employee with JobMaker, can write off full cost of purchased assets with JobTrainer

A billion-dollar JobTrainer fund will support up to 340,700 additional free or low-fee training places “in areas of genuine need”. The fund will be targeted not just at school leavers, but also workers in need of retraining or upskilling.

Defence probe into alleged training fraud

Defence probe into alleged training fraud

The government is introducing the scheme in a bid to get young and unemployed people into the workforce, while also trying to preemptively correct the growing issue of a future skill shortage. This announcement rolls off the back of the Federal Government’s $1.5 billion budget to stop current apprentices being laid off amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, which was announced in July. 

Read more here: https://www.training.com.au/ed/apprentice-wage-subsidies/