Department of State Development


Commission consults with Port Lincoln industry about skills and workforce needs

18 May 2017 Skills

The State’s Training and Skills Commission will visit Port Lincoln today to consult with local industry and community leaders about the skills and workforce development needs of the region.

Applications open for tailored projects to help South Australians gain employment

16 May 2017 Skills, Employment

Applications are now open for projects that support unemployed people, including young people, Aboriginal South Australians, mature aged people and people with disability, to gain work.

New education and training agreement between South Australia and Shandong

12 May 2017 Skills

The relationship between South Australia and Shandong continues to grow with an agreement between the South Australian and Shandong Governments to strengthen the delivery of vocational education and training (VET) within the province.

Construction levy changes to reduce costs for smaller projects

12 May 2017 Skills, Employment

The value of building projects subject to a levy which supports skills development in the construction industry will be raised, exempting small-scale construction work.

More courses and a greater choice of training providers now available

05 May 2017 Skills, Employment

South Australians will have access to a broader range of courses and greater choice of training providers from 1 July 2017, under changes announced today.

Apply now for grants of up to $3000 for Adult Learners’ Week events

01 May 2017 Skills

Not-for-profit community organisations and adult community education providers are invited to apply for grants to host events and projects during Adult Learners’ Week from 1-8 September 2017.

Nominate now for the Adult Learners’ Week Awards

21 Apr 2017 Skills

Individuals, organisations and communities that have made a significant contribution to adult community education in South Australia are encouraged to nominate for the 2017 Adult Learners’ Week Awards.

Scholarships supporting students with disabilities

09 Mar 2017 Skills

Four post-secondary students who have a disability have been awarded $1,500 each through the 2017 Charles Bright Scholarships.

2017 South Australian Training Awards now open

01 Mar 2017 Skills

High achieving vocational education and training students, apprentices, employers, training organisations and teachers are invited to nominate for the 2017 South Australian Training Awards.

Support for Coca-Cola workers

23 Feb 2017 Skills, Industry

The State Government has brokered an agreement with Coca-Cola Amatil to create a $4000 support package for each worker affected by the closure of the bottling plant in Thebarton for access to career advice, funded training, financial advice and healt