Department of State Development


Secondary school students gain support for disability sector careers

18 Aug 2017 Skills, Employment

Eighteen secondary school students in northern Adelaide are being connected to career opportunities in the disability sector through a new South Australian Government Disability Workforce Project.

Support for disability sector to harness economic opportunities from NDIS

06 Aug 2017 Skills, Employment

A Disability Industry Development and Market Coordinator General has been appointed to maximise the economic and job opportunities through the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Finalists announced for Adult Learners’ Week Awards

27 Jul 2017 Skills

Thirteen finalists from five different categories are in the running to win prizes at this year’s South Australian Adult Learners’ Week Awards.

Finalists announced for 2017 South Australian Training Awards

26 Jul 2017 Skills

Twenty four individuals and 15 organisations from across the State have been named as finalists in the 2017 South Australian Training Awards for their achievements in vocational education and training (VET).

Workforce hubs to provide link to employment opportunities in the disability sector

02 Jul 2017 Skills, Employment

Five new disability workforce hubs in South Australia will connect job seekers with local employers, training providers and employment to help fill local job opportunities in the expanding disability sector.

Job Accelerator Grants boosted by $5000 for apprentices

21 Jun 2017 Apprentices, Trainees, Skills, Employment

Businesses that register a new employee for a Job Accelerator Grant (JAG) will receive an extra $5000 if the person employed is an apprentice or trainee, as part of a State Budget measure designed to boost employment among young people.

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.