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TASC Must Review Questionable Assessments and Improve Its Systems

Media Release - With hundreds of VET students across Tasmania likely affected by yet another stuff up in the Tasmanian Assessment Standards and Certification (TASC) assessments, the agency must review its processes as a matter of priority.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Dec 2019

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

Liberal Party Should Pay Back Donation from Unlawful Careers Australia

Parliamentary Activity - On 16 May 2016 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced it had accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Careers Australia Group Limited (Careers Australia).

Andrea Dawkins - 26 May 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.

- 24 Feb 2016

Time to Support TAFE, not Deregulate

Media Release - The leaked TAFE plans point to the removal of state responsibility for TAFE,  under a new Federal government plan to deregulate the sector.

Andrea Dawkins - 4 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