Tag: federal government


Advantages of Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Looking to become a qualified tradesperson or want to gain hands-on experience in an area of interest? An apprenticeship or traineeship can provide a great pathway to your chosen career.


Could you face going back to school?

At 43, Louise Brinkmann never expected to be stuffing text books into a bag for her first day of class.


USQ comments on student completion rates

The University of Southern Queensland has labelled a Federal Government report showing the university’s low completion rate as “misleading”. 


Good Education Group eyes opportunities in China

Around 600,000 international students come to Australia each year, roughly one third from China. It’s a gigantic influx that generates around $20 billion per annum, but to my mind, we’re just getting started.


MYEFO: Mid-year budget trims the sails

The federal government has responded to Australia’s growing debt and declining growth by slashing spending on several fronts. Announced on Monday 19 December, Treasurer Scott Morrison’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) contained a mix of mostly bad news for the education and training sectors. Below are some of the highlights. 


Job Guide website permanently offline

As you may have noticed, the Job Guide website has been permanently taken offline. Please be advised that all Job Guide information and data can still be accessed on The Good Universities Guide website. You can begin your search for occupations by clicking on the ‘Careers’ tab. All occupational data is linked to career information and relevant courses. The website will

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What the 2016-15 Federal Budget means for the K-12 sector

The Federal Budget 2015–16 has now been released, delivering largely positive news for school students and families. We’ve summarised some of the Budget 2015–16 highlights that may affect you and your students. 


What the 2015-16 Federal Budget means for tertiary education

The Federal Government has announced the Budget this week, with much to talk about within the tertiary education sector. We’ve put together a summary on how the Federal Budget 2015–16 will affect higher education and VET providers as well as their students. 


MP says axing of Job Guide will deter students from going to university

Wakefield MP Nick Champion says the Federal Government’s axing of the National Job Guide will deter northern suburbs students from going to university and impede their chances of a prosperous career. Mr Champion is calling on the government to reinstate the guide and the My Future website, both of which are set to stop from 2015. The resources provide career, education

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