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Welcome to the latest issue of the FutureNow eNews; Your Workforce, Your Future
Inside this issue:
2016 State Priority Occupation List (SPOL) Survey. LAST DAYS.
Friday 11th March will be the last day to participate in our annual industry SPOL survey. The State Priority Occupation List (SPOL) is an annually-produced list of occupations that are considered critical to Western Australia and/or are experiencing unmet demand. FutureNow requests your feedback in order to provide accurate and current information to government on the occupations where there are current or projected skills shortages. Read More.
SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package is Endorsed
At the most recent meeting of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee, the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package was endorsed for implementation. For further information on implementation, please contact your relevant Regulator.
Ambitious New Research Project from Screen Australia
Screen Australia is introducing a new project to measure the economic, cultural and social ‘value’ of the Australian screen sector. The findings and a screen industry action plan will be launched at a Cultural Roundtable and Showcase event in Canberra on 21 June 2016. Read More.
The Turnbull Government has launched a landmark awareness campaign to encourage younger Australian women to ‘make your move’ after new research found teenage girls were only half as physically active as their male peers. Read More.
Training Sector Reform Sees Eleven TAFE Colleges Reduced to Five
Reforms to the State's public vocational education and training sector will see 11 TAFE colleges reduced to 5 with the intention to improve training options for students and reduce administrative duplication. Read More.
Draft Nominal Hours for SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package Released
FutureNow is seeking feedback on the draft WA nominal hours for the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package (version 1 and 2). Read More.
VET Fee-Help Legislation Update
The Australian Government is making important reforms to the VET FEE HELP scheme to improve the quality and effectiveness of the scheme and to better protect students taking out a VET FEE HELP loan. Read More.