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House Standing Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

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Inquiry into Rural Skills Training and Research

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On Wednesday 26 February 2007, the Standing Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry tabled its report on the inquiry into rural skills training and research entitled Skills: Rural Australia’s Need.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 5 chapters and 4 appendices.

Skills: Rural Australia’s Need

Preliminary pages (PDF 129KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 300B)
Rural Skills—A Critical Issue

Chapter 2 (PDF 390KB)
Rural Skills Education and Training

Chapter 3 (PDF 325KB)
The Regulatory Framework for VET

Chapter 4 (PDF 183KB)
Availability and adequacy of research

Chapter 5 (PDF 178KB)
Provision of extension and advisory services

Appendix A (PDF 54KB)
Appendix A – The Inquiry

Appendix B (PDF 64KB)
Appendix B – List of submissions

Appendix C (PDF 62KB)
Appendix C – List of exhibits

Appendix D (PDF 95KB)
Appendix D – List of public hearings and witnesses

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