VET inquiry accepting submissions

Issue date: Thursday, 9 February 2023

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The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training is currently examining the perceptions and status of vocational education and training (VET).

Ms Lisa Chesters MP, Committee Chair, reminded interested stakeholders that submissions to the inquiry remain open for another few weeks. Education and training choices of students, as well as employer views and practices are some among the matters being considered.

Ms Chesters said “The Committee recognises the importance of the VET sector and hopes that this inquiry will identify ways to improve perceptions and opportunities available to students.”

The Committee is interested in hearing from anyone with a view to share, whether from potential students, employers, parents, career advisers, educators or industry bodies and unions.

Submissions to the inquiry close on 1 March 2023. Comments are welcome on one or more of the terms of references.

More information on the inquiry, including the full terms of reference and details on making a submission, can be found on the Committee website.

Media inquiries

Ms Lisa Chesters MP, Chair
Erin Auld, Media Adviser
(03) 5443 9055

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4573

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