Committee getting grounding in VET with NRL

Issue date: Wednesday, 24 May 2023

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The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training continues to hold public hearings for its inquiry into the perceptions and status of vocational education and training (VET).

“The Committee is approaching the end of the public hearings for this inquiry,” said Ms Lisa Chesters MP, Committee Chair. “As part of today’s hearings, the Committee will hear from the National Rugby League about its role in addressing negative perceptions of VET through the NRL-VET program.”

“The hearings will also examine student experiences of VET with witnesses from the Monash Centre for Youth Policy and Education Practice, Australian Industry Group and the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia,” Ms Chesters said.

More information on the inquiry, including the full terms of reference and details on upcoming public hearings, can be found on the Committee website.

Public hearing details

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023
Time: 11.00 am to 1.00 pm
Location: Committee Room 1S5

The hearing will be broadcast live at

Media inquiries

Ms Lisa Chesters MP, Chair
Korey Fernando, Media Adviser
(03) 5443 9055

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4573

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website. On the site, you can make a submission to an inquiry, read other submissions, and get details for upcoming public hearings. You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track this Committee’ button in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

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