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TasTAFE

We all want to see young Tasmanians have the education and the skills they need to enter the workforce and contribute to our society.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Mar 2021


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TasTAFE - Matter of Public Importance

For seven years TasTAFE has been asking for more teachers, for better pay.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Mar 2021


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TasTAFE - Proposed Corporatisation

Despite this constant erosion of funding, TasTAFE has the highest student satisfaction rate and some of the highest apprentice completion rates in the country.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Mar 2021


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Education - TasTAFE

$1 million is being give to the industry for skills training that has got no quality assessment, no accreditation package, no certificate.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Nov 2020


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TasTAFE Restored as a Centre for Excellence

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

Andrea Dawkins  |  Policies  |  19 Feb 2018


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TasTAFE resourcing

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Oct 2019


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TAFE Tasmania

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Oct 2019


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Rockliff Fails to Explain $188K Payment to TasTAFE CEO

TasTAFE's former CEO received a $188 000 separation payment despite being the subject of a damning Integrity Commission investigation.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  2 Nov 2017


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Adult Migrant English @ TasTAFE

The Adult Migrant English Program to Launceston is important as a service to newly arrived humanitarian entrants.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Aug 2017


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TasTAFE Investigation Highlights Need for Crime of Misconduct in Public Office

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  |  Media Release  |  5 Jul 2017


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Integrity Commission Report into TasTafe CEO

The Greens referred concerns about the governance of TasTafe to the Integrity Commission after serious allegations were raised with our office early last year.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  23 May 2017


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VET Fee Caps - Deregulation By Stealth?

Changes to VET Fee-Help (VFH) mean that many TasTAFE courses won't be filled for the year ahead.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Feb 2016


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Private VET Providers Peddle Dodgy Diplomas

There are many examples in Australia of private companies charging upwards of $10,000 for diplomas in various fields.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Oct 2015


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TasTAFE Victim of Liberal Budget Cuts

Minister for Education Jeremy Rockliff has taken the axe to TasTAFE, with over 70 FTE jobs to go as a direct result of his budget cuts.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  6 Nov 2014