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TasTAFE Restored as a Centre for Excellence

Policies - The Tasmanian Greens want to see TasTAFE's funding restored.

Andrea Dawkins - 19 Feb 2018

Labor Matter of Public Importance - TasTAFE

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor speaks on Labor's Matter of Public Importance on TasTAFE.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Oct 2019

Labor Matter of Public Importance - TAFE Tasmania

Parliamentary Activity - Mr Deputy Speaker, this is a very interesting and significant debate, particularly for young Tasmanians who are looking for affordable public vocational training options.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 Oct 2019

Rockliff Fails to Explain $188K Payment to TasTAFE CEO

Media Release - The TasTAFE Annual Report was belatedly released today, outside the statutory time frame and at the end of the sitting week, revealing TasTAFE's former CEO received a $188 000 separation payment despite being the subject of a damning...

Andrea Dawkins - 2 Nov 2017

Adult Migrant English @ TasTAFE

Parliamentary Activity - The Adult Migrant English Program to Launceston is important, both as a service to newly arrived humanitarian entrants, and as an employer of highly skilled and dedicated teachers and administrators in Launceston.

Andrea Dawkins - 15 Aug 2017

TasTAFE Investigation Highlights Need for Crime of Misconduct in Public Office

Media Release - The investigation into TasTAFE has highlighted the need for there to be a crime of misconduct in public office on the Tasmanian statutes.

Andrea Dawkins - 5 Jul 2017

Integrity Commission Report into TasTafe CEO

Media Release - The Greens referred concerns about the governance of TasTafe to the Integrity Commission after serious allegations were raised with our office early last year. Those concerns centered around appointments and procurements specifically.

Andrea Dawkins - 23 May 2017

Call for Government to Invest in Skilled Workers and VET

Parliamentary Activity - Calls on the Liberal Government to heed the warnings of the hospitality, tourism and education sectors and ensure that Tasmania’s public VET system is adequately funded and supported, and to think outside the box in an effort to maintain a...

Andrea Dawkins - 15 Sep 2016

VET Fee Caps - Deregulation By Stealth?

Media Release - Changes to VET Fee-Help (VFH) mean that many TasTAFE courses won't be filled for the year ahead. This can only mean that many young Tasmanians are missing out on a key part of their education.

Andrea Dawkins - 24 Feb 2016

Private VET Providers Peddle Dodgy Diplomas

Parliamentary Activity - Calls on the State Liberal government to undertake a review of the legislative requirements in Tasmania currently allowing private VET companies to target vulnerable Tasmanians and leaving tax payers to foot the bill.

Andrea Dawkins - 13 Oct 2015